Why Your DBAs Need vCenter Console Access

posted November 20, 2012, 5:09 PM by

House of Brick Principal Architect

VMware system administrators, listen up! Your DBAs need direct access into the VMware vCenter Server Console that manages the virtual machines underneath their database servers. I consider it a requirement for organizations to grant at…

SQL PASS Summit Wrap-Up

posted November 15, 2012, 5:20 PM by

House of Brick Principal Architect

The week of November 5th was a very busy week here at House of Brick. First, knowing that the SQL PASS Summit was taking place in Seattle, we held a five-hour boot camp for Virtualizing…

Cloning Oracle 11g Single Instance Grid Infrastructure

posted November 5, 2012, 3:46 PM by

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect

In this blog post I will look at cloning Oracle 11g single instance. This procedure will be useful for cloning virtual machines that are running Oracle 11g with ASM. As of Oracle 11g, ASM is…