Month: July 2014

Windows Operating Systems Utilities for the DBA

David Woodard, COO and Principal Architect In a prior post, I discussed some Unix tools that are available that can help the DBA with managing an Oracle database. This time around I am going to look at some tools for the Microsoft Windows platform that can help with...

Networking and Jumbo Frames

Mike Stone (@HoBMStone), CIO & Principal Architect In our travels helping customers design and tune systems for running Oracle workloads, we often recommend the use of Jumbo Frames at the network layer. Wikipedia has a nice summary of Jumbo Frames with many...

VMFS vs. RDM Part 1

Jim Hannan (@HoBHannan), Principal Architect Update: With vSphere 6 and the introduction of VVols, I thought it was time to write part 2 of this blog, and you can find it here. My next few blog posts will feature VMFS, In-guest, and RDM storage presentations. This...