Oracle VM 3 Cloud Implementation and Administration Guide, Second Edition

Oracle VM 3 Cloud Implementation and Administration Guide, Second Edition

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Master Cloud building with Oracle VM 3 installation, configuration, and maintenance

Set up, configure, and manage a dynamic virtualization platform across your enterprise using the detailed information contained in this Oracle Press guide. The book shows, step-by-step, how to size servers for Oracle VM, choose and deploy virtualization hardware and manage the environment as the foundation for a private cloud infrastructure. Real-world examples and valuable best practices are featured throughout.

Oracle VM 3 Cloud Implementation and Administration Guide lays out key virtualization concepts and clearly explains every aspect of Oracle VM architecture. From there, you will learn how design server farms, build and maintain virtual machines, handle provisioning and cloning, work with Oracle VM Manager, and incorporate solid security procedures. Advanced topics such as Disaster Recovery design and implementation, Cloud management with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control and advanced storage and network integration aspects are fully covered.

• Features tips, techniques, and tools for optimizing Oracle products on Oracle VM
• Contains expert, hands-on advice on tackling the most common challenges
• Written by a team of Oracle professionals with extensive VM experience

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259643866
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/18/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edward Whalen, Oracle ACE Director, is Chairman and CEO of Performance Tuning


a consulting company specializing in database performance tuning, administration, high-availability, and security solutions. He is the author of nine books on Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server databases for Oracle Press, Addison-Wesley, MacMillan, and Microsoft.

Nic Ventura was a technical solution architect for more than 30 years. He has real-world experience in most aspects of the IT lifecycle, from concept and design to data center and enterprise deployment, including post-implementation support and performance engineering.

Erik Benner is Oracle VM Certified, an Oracle ACE, a published Author and an Enterprise Architect with Mythic's, focused on architecting solutions that meet the customer’s business and technical needs. Erik has been building solutions with Oracle VM 3 since it was released, and has worked with Oracle and Sun Systems since the mid 90s, and is experienced with most of the core Oracle technologies. Erik is a common speaker at Oracle events (OOW, Collaborate and local events) and actively involved with the user community. Erik is a leader with the NATCAP Regional User Group ( , the Solaris SIG, and is active with several other IOUG and OUAG SIGS. When not flying to the far points of the country from the Atlanta Metro area, he enjoys spending time with his family at their Observatory, where the telescopes outnumber the people.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to Oracle VM
Chapter 1: Introduction to Virtualization
Chapter 2: What is Oracle VM
Chapter 3: Oracle VM Architecture
Chapter 4: Virtual Machine Lifecycle Management
Chapter 5: Planning and Sizing the Enterprise VM Farm
Chapter 6: What's New in Oracle VM 3
Chapter 7: Disaster Recovery Planning
Chapter 8: Overview of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Part II: Installing and Configuring Oracle VM
Chapter 9: Installing the Oracle VM Server
Chapter 10: Installing and Configuring Oracle VM Manager
Chapter 11: Installing and Configuring the Oracle VM CLI
Chapter 12: Configuring the VM Server Network
Chapter 13: Configuring the VM Server Storage
Part III: Managing Oracle VM
Chapter 14: Swimming in Server Pools
Chapter 15: Configuring Server Resources
Chapter 16: Monitoring and Tuning the Virtual Machine Server
Part IV: Installing and Configuring the VM Guest Additions
Chapter 17: Creating Templates
Chapter 18: Creating Virtual Machines Using Templates
Chapter 19: Creating Virtual Machines Manually
Chapter 20: Managing the VM Environment and Virtual Machines
Chapter 21: Physical to Virtual Migration and Virtual to Virtual Migration
Chapter 22: Virtualization Summary and Best Practices
Part V: Installing and Configuring Enterprise Manager Cloud Control for IaaS
Chapter 23: Basic Cloud Control Installation
Chapter 24: Using Cloud Control
Chapter 25: Advanced Cloud Control and User Self-Provisioning
Part VI: Disaster Recovery, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
Chapter 26: Oracle VM Disaster Recovery and Oracle SiteGuard
Chapter 27: Oracle VM Maintenance
Chapter 28: Oracle VM Troubleshooting

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