Category Archives: Virtualization

Build an 11gR2 RAC cluster in VirtualBox in 1 Hour using OVM templates

[I originally posted this over at the Pythian blog. If you're not following it, you should! Way more content, by far smarter people than lil ol' me.] After reviewing my blog post about running EBS OVM templates in VirtualBox, two of my teammates suggested that I work on something with potentially broader appeal. Their basic […]

Build an E-Business Suite 12.1.3 sandbox in VirtualBox with one hour of work

How to convert the EBS 12.1.3 templates for Oracle VM Server for use in VirtualBox, saving yourself the trouble of installing Linux and the software itself. Originally appeared on the ” title=”">Pythian blog

Weekend mumblings: Oracle and VMware

Rambling about Oracle and VMware. I don’t do “opinion pieces” very often, and after reading this, you’ll better understand why. ;-)

Running oidadmin on Mac OS X

Being a Mac user and an Oracle DBA need not be an “oil and water” situation. This post describes a way to leverage virtualization (in this case, VMware Fusion) to access tools that are not currently available on OS X. My example is how to launch oidadmin on Mac OS X, but it can easily be adapted to other favorite applications.

Good times ahead for virtualization on Intel Macs

Oh boy, this is going to be fun. The recent release of VMware Fusion 2.0 Beta 2 offers a big boost to the feature set of VMware Fusion (not to be confused with that other company’s “Fusion” product). The Windows/Mac integration and 3D/2D graphics improvements aren’t deeply appealing to me, since I’m mostly running Linux […]