Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 23 October, 2012 - 00:49
MCA Tips Feed. An RPM package available in Oracle Linux 6 automatically downloads and installs software packages required to install Oracle Database 11g on Oracle Linux 6. It also resolves package dependencies and adjusts kernel parameters. All you need to do is install it. Like Ginny did. Similar to a previous article, but updated by Michele Casey and Lenz Grimmer.
Direct link: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-admin/ginnydb...
Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 11 September, 2012 - 06:34
MCA Tips Feed. System logging with logwatch and process accounting with psacct can help detect intrusion attempts and determine whether a system has been compromised. So can using the RPM package manager to verifying the integrity of installed software. These and other tools are described in this second article, which takes a wider perspective and gives you tips for securing your entire Oracle Linux environment.
Direct link: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-admin/secure-...
Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 16 August, 2012 - 05:42
MCA Tips Feed. How to create and mount a Btrfs file system. How to copy and delete files. How to create and manage a redundant file system configuration. How to check the integrity of the file system and its remaining capacity. How to take snapshots. How to clone. And more. In this article Margaret explores the more advanced features of the Btrfs file system.
Direct link: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-admin/advance...
Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 19 July, 2012 - 04:44
MCA Tips Feed. Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM), developed in 2004, was a sophisticated volume manager of sorts for Oracle data. It was great, but difficult to administer. ASMlib is a small set of extensions designed to make device management easier. Wim explains how and why Oracle decided to integrate Oracle ASMLib into Oracle Linux.
Direct link: https://blogs.oracle.com/wim/entry/asmlib
Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 18 July, 2012 - 01:19
MCA Tips Feed. General strategies for hardening an Oracle Linux server. Oracle Linux comes "secure by default," but the actions you take when deploying the server can increase or decrease its security. How to minimize active services, lock down network services, and many other tips. By Lenz Grimmer and James Morris.
Direct link: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-admin/tips-ha...
Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 12 July, 2012 - 20:49
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Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 12 June, 2012 - 05:49
MCA Tips Feed. Turns out that in a virtual environment, RAM is the bottleneck. Not because it's slow, it's not, but because each CPU still had to use its own RAM. Which gets expensive. In this podcast, Dan Magenheimer describes how Oracle and the open source community taught the guest kernel in Oracle Linux to share its memory with other CPU's. Transcendent memory will wind up saving large data centers a lot of money. Find out how.
Direct link: http://streaming.oracle.com/ebn/podcasts/media/11663326_VM_Linux_042512.mp3
Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 11 June, 2012 - 23:45
Submitted by MCA Admin 1 on 31 May, 2012 - 02:24
MCA Tips Feed. In Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3, you can control, from a desktop such as Microsoft Windows, the compilers and tools running on a remote Oracle Solaris or Oracle Linux system. This desktop distribution of the Solaris Studio IDE enables you to do full-fledged development on that remote system.
Direct link: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/servers-storage-dev/howto-use...