This page is the one stop location for all of my blog articles on or related to virtualizing Business Critical Oracle systems. I will keep this up to date as I add new articles with regard to Oracle.

Oracle Specific Articles:

Turbo Charge Oracle Database IO Performance


Oracle FUD – The Phantom Menace: Licensing on VMware vSphere

Oracle Databases on Web-Scale Infrastructure

Customer Example: SQL Server and Oracle on Nutanix Web Scale Converged Infrastructure

Oracle Licensing and Support on Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform

Choosing the Right ASM Allocation Unit for a Virtualized Oracle Database

Nutanix: The Big Red Easy Button for Oracle Databases – Part 1

Live Migration of Monster Oracle RAC Nodes without Client Disruption? Easy as VMware vSphere!

VMworld 2013 Top 10 Session – VAPP4679 Software-Defined Datacenter Design Panel for Monster VM’s

The FUD Strikes Back – Oracle Licensing on VMware

DBA’s Don’t Loose Sight Of Your Databases When You Virtualize Oracle

Fight the FUD: Virtualization of Oracle Evolves to Best Practice for Production Systems by David Floyer

Return of the FUD – Oracle Licensing on VMware vSphere

Virtualized Oracle Databases on UCS

VMware’s Oracle Support Goes 24/7 From Q1 2013

Planning to Migrate Oracle from Unix to Linux on vSphere

10 Reasons to Migrate Oracle Databases from Traditional Unix to Linux on vSphere

Fight the FUD – Oracle Licensing and Support on VMware vSphere

Deploying Enterprise Oracle Databases on vSphere

Oracle RAC 11g R2 Standard Edition on vSphere

Blueprint for Successful Large Scale Oracle Virtualization on vSphere

Oracle RAC on Windows on vSphere

Oracle RAC in an HA/DRS Environment

Oracle Relevant Articles:

Configuring Database Servers for Optimal Performance

SQL and Oracle On Nutanix Papers Hot Of The Press

The Secret to Success when Virtualizing Business Critical Apps

vSphere 5.5 Jumbo VMDK Deep Dive

The Great Jumbo Frames Debate

Latest ESXi 5.0 Patch Improves VMFS Heap Size Limits

5 Tips to Help Prevent 80% of Virtualization Problems

The Case for Larger Than 2TB Virtual Disks and The Gotcha with VMFS

IO Blazing Datastore Performance with Fusion-io

Storage Sizing Considerations when Virtualizing Business Critical Applications

Jumbo Frames on vSphere 5 Update 1

Jumbo Frames on vSphere 5

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