Linux on System z offers many advantages to customers who rely upon the IBM mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux for System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the System z hardware and in z/VM, making it a robust industrial strength Linux. This provides an excellent platform for hosting Oracle solutions that run in your enterprise.
This IBM Redbooks publication describes experiences gained while installing and testing several Oracle features and solutions, such as:
- Oracle Data Guard
- IBM WebSphere Application Server connecting to an Oracle database on Linux for System z
- Oracle BIEE connecting to an Oracle database on Linux for System z
- Oracle Data Pump
It also includes many general hints and tips on running Oracle products on IBM System z with Linux and z/VM.
The audience for this book includes database consultants, installers, administrators, and system programmers. This is not meant to replace Oracle documentation. It is just our experiences with installing and using Oracle products.
Table of contents
Part 1. Installing Oracle Solutions
Chapter 1. Overview of Oracle Solutions on Linux for System z
Chapter 2. Preparing to install Oracle products on Linux for System z
Chapter 3. Installing an Oracle 10gR2 single instance
Chapter 4. Setting up Oracle RAC on Linux for System z
Chapter 5. Getting started using z/VM for Oracle Database 10gR2
Chapter 6. Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition with the database on Linux for System z
Chapter 7. Setting up multiple Linux guests for Oracle Databases
Part 2. Using Oracle on Linux for System z
Chapter 8. Using WebSphere Application Server with Oracle 10gR2
Chapter 9. Using Oracle Data Guard
Chapter 10. Migrating an Oracle database from z/OS to Linux for System z
Chapter 11. Using z/VM 5.3 LDAP Authentication for Oracle users