Oracle Solaris 11.2 Support

| Aug 28, 2014

Oracle Solaris 11.2 was released just after Ops Center 12.2.1, and I've seen a few questions about when we'll support it, and to what degree.

The first answer is that Oracle Solaris 11.2 is now supported for most features in Ops Center. You can manage it, install it, update it, create zones on it - basically, anything you can do with Oracle Solaris 11.1, you can also do with Oracle (more...)

Solaris 11 DTrace Session at Hyderabad

| Aug 27, 2014
I owe a special one to Brendan Gregg and Jim Mauro for their classic work on DTrace, which made my life easy at Hyderabad while delivering a three day OU course on Solaris 11 DTrace for a bunch for my friends from IBM. That they were mind blown by some of the DTrace scripts picked up from the very famous DTrace Book is gratefully acknowledged by each one of them.



Multi-node Solaris 11.2 OpenStack on SPARC Servers

In this blog post we are going to look at how to partition a single Oracle SPARC server and configure multi-node OpenStack on the server running OVM Server for SPARC (or LDoms).

If we are going to partition the server into multiple Root domains and, optionally, IO domains (not with SR-IOV VFs),
then configuring Solaris OpenStack Havana on these domains is very similar to setting up OpenStack on multiple individual physical machines.

On the other (more...)