Month: January 2018

Configuring AWS for X-Windows

Andy Kerber (@dbakerber), Senior Consultant As an Oracle DBA, I often find it necessary to use X-Windows. For unknown reasons, Oracle has chosen to standardize on X-Windows as the normal installer for their software. Because of this requirement for Oracle, those who...

Why We Virtualize – A Practical Example

by Joe Grant (@dba_jedi), Principal Architect This summer I was involved with a large-scale datacenter move for one of our clients. Rather than maintaining their own datacenters, they utilize a co-location facility. The datacenter where their workloads were hosted was...