Re: just a question (virtual machines)

From: Bob Jones <email_at_me.not>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 21:30:57 -0500
Message-ID: <pjLOl.7064$>

"Shakespeare" <> wrote in message news:4a0b0b41$0$183$
> gs schreef:
>> 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?
> Latest news: Oracle buys Virtual Iron (VM management software). I would
> definitely wait for a while....

It won't be a while before Oracle transforms itself from a software vendor to a software collector. Received on Wed May 13 2009 - 21:30:57 CDT

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