How to run a sosreport

Working with Oracle Support as much as I have you get asked to run a variety of commands to collect diagnostic data. I will have a series of posts describing the different tools used to collect data across a number of different platforms. Today we will start with SOSREPORT. sosreport – this tool captures important […]

Downgrading ZFS Appliance Software

What is a ZFS appliance? Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance is a hybrid storage system based on a unique cache-centric architecture featuring massive DRAM plus Flash, and is powered by a multithreaded SMP operating system. As a result, 70 to 90 percent of I/Os are served from DRAM, enabling customers to use Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance […]

Upgrading ZFS Appliance Software

What is a ZFS appliance? Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance is a hybrid storage system based on a unique cache-centric architecture featuring massive DRAM plus Flash, and is powered by a multithreaded SMP operating system. As a result, 70 to 90 percent of I/Os are served from DRAM, enabling customers to use Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance […]

Uploading ZFS Appliance Software Patch

What is a ZFS appliance? Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance is a hybrid storage system based on a unique cache-centric architecture featuring massive DRAM plus Flash, and is powered by a multithreaded SMP operating system. As a result, 70 to 90 percent of I/Os are served from DRAM, enabling customers to use Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance […]

Exalogic Reference Guide

For those of you interested in learning Exalogic (physical/virtual) I highly recommend reading up on the: Machine owners guide and the Cloud Administrator guide. The guides and documentation can be found here:  http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E18476_01/index.htm Exalogic is a very intense product that includes every possible component in a datacenter and combines it into 1 rack. This page […]