I'd agree w/Mladen - I've not seen or heard "bad results" from anyone running
OEL/UEK 7 or RHEL 7 on VMWare or OVM. In many cases, as we talk to folks,
which Hypervisor they're running often doesn't even come up. These things are
so "commoditized" that it really does come down to:
1. Where do you have the "best" support in YOUR organization (internally and
2. What will give you the lowest TCO?
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On 10/9/19 8:09 AM, Noveljic Nenad wrote:
Thank you, Mladen - then we'll start our evaluation with OL7.
Is there any particular reason why you didn't mention KVM (
) for virtualization?
VMWare isn't strategic in our shop. In contrast, we've been having an
absolutely positive experience with Hyper-V for hosting SQL Server, but we
would like to avoid it for Oracle, as we'd need to deal with yet another team,
where it isn't absolutely necessary.
No particular reason. As a consultant, I have most frequently encountered the
aforementioned hypervisors. I have no experiences with KVM, either good or bad.
Anybody can share their experiences with OVM?
OVM can pretty much do what all other hypervisors can also do. In addition to
that, OVM virtual machines can be easily moved to Oracle Cloud and Oracle is
willing to discount the price for databases is you buy OVM, which makes things
cheaper for you. Again, those are business reasons, not technical reasons.
Hypervisor software has reached a level of maturity, just like office software.
All the office software suites can doc and docx documents, export them as PDF
and edit styles and fonts. BTW, OVM is KVM based.
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