Tag Archives: VMware Fusion

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 […]