Peoplesoft on Windows 2012 : the OS

For once, I’ll spend some times on Windows server.
Most of the time, I work on Linux or Unix system, but that’s also good to see how other are going to run out of the box, at least to be able to compare and speak about a system with a (more...)

Maintenance on Dell PowerEdge running ESXi

VMWare ESXi is really nice and easy to manage. Easy to create and maintain the VMs.
But as a bare-metal virtualization software, it makes several tasks a bit more complicated onto the server maintenance itself.
Should you have a “standard” OS such as Windows or Linux, there’s always packages to (more...)

Oracle database 12c

Just in case you did not notice it yet, Oracle 12cR1 is now available…

Download is here :

And the documentation :

You may want to read the new features first.
One of them has a quite interesting name “Performance With Zero (more...)

Prompt-free Appliance deployment : the automation script

Fifth and last part of this series “Prompt-free Appliance deployment”. I’m sure, many of you didn’t understand why sending so much time and effort for such a small result.
It’s maybe right, but at least we learnt several interesting points regarding these Appliances, like :
* about the five disks (more...)

Prompt-free Appliance deployment : start the VM

This second last part of the “Prompt-free Appliance deployment” is about showing up the very first start of the VM after script modification.
As we saw in a previous thread, there was some special steps to mount properly the disk to be able to modify the scripts.
So, here (more...)