Re: Oracle on vmware

From: The Boss <usenet_at_No.Spam.Please.invalid>
Date: Mon, 24 May 2010 22:40:49 +0200
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John Hurley wrote:
> Chuck;
>> Anyone here running a production Oracle Linux environment on vmware?
>> I'm curious of how your experience with it has been. What platforms
>> have you used? Has the technology worked well for you or have there
>> been serious problems? What about support issues since vmware is not
>> an officially supported virtualization technology according to
>> Oracle support.
>> I've already read the vmware sales stuff. I'm interested in hearing
>> real world experiences.
> Lots of people now running on linux in my area and within my local
> Oracle user group.
> Not aware of anyone running a production system here yet in a vm type
> of environment.

We've been running production systems with Linux (SLES) in a virtualised environment for 5-6 years now.
Not on VMware though but on zVM (IBM zSeries mainframe), which is fully supported.
We've had our fair share of issues, none of them directly related to the virtualisation.

Received on Mon May 24 2010 - 15:40:49 CDT

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