Oracle on IBM z Systems

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 22 May 2017

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ISBN-10: 0738442615
ISBN-13: 9780738442617
IBM Form #: SG24-8397-00
(130 pages)

Authors: Lydia Parziale, Sam Amsavelu, Armelle Chevé, Helene Grosch, Moshe Reder, David J Simpson, Narjisse Zaki

Abstract

Oracle Database 12c Release 1 running on Linux is available for deployment on IBM® z Systems®. The enterprise-grade Linux on IBM z Systems solution is designed to add value to Oracle Database solutions, including the new functions that are introduced in Oracle Database 12c.

In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we explore the IBM and Oracle Alliance and describe how Oracle Database benefits from IBM z Systems®. We then explain how to set up Linux guests to install Oracle Database 12c. We also describe how to use the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Agent to manage Oracle Database 12c Release 1.

We also describe a successful consolidation project from sizing to migration, performance management topics, and high availability.

Finally, we end with a chapter about surrounding Oracle with Open Source software.

The audience for this publication includes database consultants, installers, administrators, and system programmers. This publication is not meant to replace Oracle documentation, but to supplement it with our experiences while installing and using Oracle products.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. A shared commitment to client value with IBM and Oracle Alliance
Chapter 2. Setting up Linux guests to install Oracle Database 12c Release 1
Chapter 3. Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Agent to manage Oracle Database 12c Release 1
Chapter 4. Successful consolidation project: From sizing to migration
Chapter 5. Performance management for IBM z/VM, Linux, and Oracle on IBM z Systems
Chapter 6. High availability
Chapter 7. Surrounding Oracle with open source software
Appendix A. Oracle Database 11gR2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers 7

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