Allocating hugepages for Oracle Database on Linux can be tricky. The following is a short list of some of the common problems associated with faulty attempts to get things properly configured: 1,022 more words
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Linux Thinks It’s a CPU, But What Is It Really – Part III. How Do Intel Xeon 7500 (Nehalem EX) Processors Map To Linux OS Processors?
Last year I posted a blog entry entitled Linux Thinks It’s a CPU, But What Is It Really – Part I. Mapping Xeon 5500 (Nehalem) Processor Threads to Linux OS CPUs… 2,142 more words
In May 2009 I made a blog entry entitled You Buy a NUMA System, Oracle Says Disable NUMA! What Gives? Part II. There had not yet been a Part I but as I pointed out in that post I would loop back and make Part I. 1,330 more words
I am not a DBA, but that doesn’t mean I lack respect for how difficult planned upgrades can be in complex Enterprise deployments. If I was a DBA planning an upgrade of my Oracle Database 10g Release 2 database I would be looking forward to 10.2.0.4. 94 more words