Re: just a question (virtual machines)

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 21:19:09 -0500
Message-ID: <k8LOl.7063$>

"The Boss" <> wrote in message On May 12, 11:33 pm, gs <> wrote:
> My workplace is seriously considering going to virtual machines for most
> of the servers, including database servers. We are a windows shop and
> have several VMware servers running test env's now. I am not in favour
> of running production db's on vm's, but I don't have the final say here.
> Having said that, I have had many test db's on vms for over two years
> now and they have been trouble free.. I'm recommending that we take a
> good look at Oracle's VM if we go this route, but I know I'll hit
> resistance here too.
> I haven't had a chance to download and play with Oracles vm yet, so I
> don't know a lot about it.
> If you were told you were going to all vm's for database servers, would
> you be comfortable with VMware or would you fight tooth & nail to go
> with Oracle's?

  • Neither of them; instead, I would (and do) use zVM+zLinux ... :)

How's the price/performance compared to Lintel? :-) Received on Wed May 13 2009 - 21:19:09 CDT

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