New Book – Virtualizing #Oracle Databases on #vmware #vSphere

Thousands of organizations are virtualizing large-scale database systems. But, until now, reliable best practices have been hard to find, and database and virtualization professionals have often brought differing and incompatible perspectives to the challenge.

Now, there’s a comprehensive best practice guide reflecting deep understanding of both Oracle and , and supported by extensive in-the-field experience with the full spectrum of applications and environments.

Combining theory and practice, Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere integrates up-to-date knowledge for the entire lifecycle, including architecture, performance, design, sizing, and high availability.

It focuses on current versions of Oracle and vSphere, while highlighting differences in esx3.5, 4.x and 5.x where relevant. Both a detailed reference and a practical cookbook, it provides reliable answers for:

  • Anticipating issues associated with virtualizing Oracle databases on vSphere
  • Architecting, deploying, and operating virtualized Oracle databases
  • Virtualizing high database workloads
  • Achieving planned and unplanned high availability
  • Characterizing workloads and sizing systems
  • Understanding Oracle licensingManaging, monitoring, and optimizing performance
  • Provisioning and automation
  • Backup, recovery, and business continuity
  • Utilizing official support mechanisms, and more

Virtualizing Oracle Databases on vSphere

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