Month: November 2012

Why Your DBAs Need vCenter Console Access

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...

SQL PASS Summit Wrap-Up

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 Your Business Critical SQL Servers at the...

Cloning Oracle 11g Single Instance Grid Infrastructure

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 installed separately from RDBMS...