so my boss said to be me, 'give you a heads-up, i'm going to put you on this project. We're getting VMware ESX from Dell. I want to move all our application servers to VMWare. You can do some research if you like...
I have been using Morally Inflexible servers for a couple of years for my own website. I am pretty happy with their service and low price. I recently had this exchange with Luke on Xen vs. KVM. I'm thinking of getting Luke's 'The book of Xen'
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To do: rolling upgrade of Oracle RAC 10.1 -> 10.2 on production two nodes running RedHat OS upgrade from 32-bit AS3.5 to 64-bit AS4.7on Dell PowerEdge hardware with EMC SAN storage powerpath.
NOT to forget: Ash Wednesday
To be or not to be PITAs like those two PITAs I am working with in the year of Ox?
if Linux booting under 5 seconds is scary, what would you call the incident of finding your Dell PowerEdge 6850 server RAID 10 RedHat AS 3 Update 5 OS's hard drive /dev/sda's partition table simply evaporated (non-existed any more) after a normal 'init 6' ? No apparent system hardware faulted... After recover the OS, re-install Oracle Cluster Ready Service and re-done Oracle 10g R1 -> R2 instance upgrade, everything seems to be working again... but still.. that's scary when I know for 99.9% sure that I'm the only one rooted on the box...
Other weirdos: can't get Oracle ASM instance to connect to Cluster Manager even if $ORACLE_HOME/bin/ocssd.bin is running after $ORACLE_HOME/bin/localconfig reset ... what makes dbua working and NOT working? Acronis TrueImage Echo Server would give read error when I use 'trueimagecmd --partition: --filename: -create' to backup raw partition that contains SYSAUX, SYSTEM tablespace under Oracle ASM ...
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power outage. corrupted superblock and group descriptor on db server root file system. tried "mke2fs -n /dev/sda1" e2fsck with an alternate superblock didn't work. looked at "dumpe2fs /dev/sda1|more"...
This worth a try:
dd if=/dev/sda1 of=/data/sda1.bak.dd
mke2fs -S /dev/sda1
reading RedHat ext3 mailing list archive
also how to make customized bootable CD from running system?
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