Monthly Archives: January 2013

ZFS Backup appliance

Recently, I have the opportunity to learn and play with the Sun ZFS Backup appliance. It is a simple yet stupid appliance for doing certain marvelous backup for Oracle Exadata Machines.

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How to run exachk without root password – First Draft :D

There is 1 major concern (and security risk) of running exachk on the Oracle Exadata boxes – it required root password for the Database servers, Cell nodes, and the Infiniband Switches! Another concern is that the exachk script need to … Continue reading

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Sample Oracle Exadata Assessment Report generated by exachk

Due to the size of the report (2MB), I can’t really paste the whole output here. I will try to paste some of the interesting part of report as screen shots. Here is Summary: Scroll down and you will get … Continue reading

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Oracle Exadata healthcheck tool – exachk

exachk is a healthcheck tool from Oracle for their engineered system – Oracle Exadata Database Machine. ¬†You can read more information in the MOS note –¬†Oracle Exadata Database Machine exachk or HealthCheck [ID 1070954.1] According to the MOS note, exachk … Continue reading

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Starting some new blogging in 2013

It had been close to 2 and a half years since I wrote anything on this blog, but I am going to start writing somethings about my works and knowledge here. As a saying in the office – Life is … Continue reading

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