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Sysadmin and Systems Developer Newsletter May 2014

Sysadmin and Systems Developer Newsletter
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May
2014


All Over OpenStack
OpenStack provides comprehensive self-service environments for sharing and managing compute, network, and storage resources in the data center through a centralized web-based portal. It is integrated into all the core technology foundations of Oracle Solaris 11, so you can now set up an enterprise-ready private cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) environment in minutes. Find out how thorugh our videos, demos, and articles.

FEATURE CONTENT

starring Sofia, Andreas, and Markus
7-year old Sofia installs a cloud using OpenStack running on Oracle Solaris 11.2 and shows her clueless Daddy how to manage it using the OpenStack Dashboard.

by David Comay
Installing the OpenStack packages manually or from the Unified Archive, booting your first Nova instance, adding images, and more.

by David Comay
Missed OTN's last Virtual Sysadmin Day? That's OK, so did the majority of Earth's 7 billion inhabitants. A stalwart 400 did manage to pull themselves away from The Daily Grind and attend in person. To accommodate the remaining 7 billion slackers, we published videos of the Solaris hands-on labs.

TECHIE CONTENT

OpenStack Dashboard Walkthrough - The Project Panel - David Comay, Oracle Solaris engineer, shows you how to use the Project panel in the OpenStack dashboard, including how to create an instance of a virtual compute and storage resource, how to associate it with a network, how to view its topology, and more.
Tech Article: Make Your Database Run Faster on Oracle Linux - If you can get your hands on a Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Card, and you're running Oracle Database 11g Release 2 or later on Oracle Linux, you can use the Oracle Database Smart Flash Cache to improve performance and response times.
Blog: Hands-On Labs for Oracle Solaris Now Available on Video - Missed OTN's last Virtual Sysadmin Day? That's OK, so did the majority of Earth's 7 billion inhabitants. A stalwart 400 did manage to pull themselves away from The Daily Grind and attend in person. To accommodate the remaining 7 billion slackers, we published videos of the Solaris hands-on labs.

10-SECOND POLL

Results of March Poll - Counting them as physical boxes or CPU's, what's the proportion of Oracle engineered systems to independent servers in your data center?