Re: Oracle 11g r2 one node RAC

From: Serge Rielau <>
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 15:34:39 -0500
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On 12/31/2009 12:10 PM, joel garry wrote:
> On Dec 30, 7:12 pm, Serge Rielau<> wrote:
>>>>>> Increases the benefit of
>>>>>> Oracle VM with the high
>>>>>> availability and scalability of
>>>>>> Oracle RAC
>>>>> How many sites out there are running production RAC dbs in a virtual
>>>>> environment? Last time I asked back in mid2009, I got no answer...
>>>> Yeah, it's like how many DB2 environments are running 32000 linux
>>>> images.
>>> ROFL!
>>> Couldn't have said it better!
>> I know it's not funny when a joke has to be explained.. but what the
>> heck was that all about?
> Just a cheap shot, Serge. You can find a zillion references on the
> web to z-whatever systems, and the news at some point picked up on
> someone running large numbers of linux images just to show it could be
> done. Then taking a sarcastic leap of marketing-will-always-
> exaggerate faith.

I did wonder whether Noons intended to say mainframe instead of DB2. That was the only way I could resolve the puzzle...
Serge Rielau
SQL Architect DB2 for LUW
IBM Toronto Lab
Received on Thu Dec 31 2009 - 14:34:39 CST

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