Category Archives: Cloud

AWS EC2 hs1.8xlarge Oracle ORION benchmark results

Benchmarking I/O with Oracle ORION is an important part of planning, baselining, and performance-tuning Oracle environments.  I’ve previously provided ORION results for the hi1.4xlarge SSD-backed instance class, and based on some recent work, I wanted to provide an update for the newer hs1.8x...
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Automating Oracle Database deployment with Amazon Web Services, fabric, and boto – SEMOP Talk, Feb 12, 2013

I’ll be giving a talk tonight on automated Oracle database deployment at the SouthEast Michigan Oracle Professionals (SEMOP) Meetup Group. While I’ll be following up on this post later, I wanted to share the slides and Github repository for participants to follow along: Automating Orac...
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Oracle ORION I/O benchmark results for AWS EC2 hi1.4xlarge instance type

  In a typical Oracle database implementation, you’ll want to baseline or benchmark your storage.  The storage team will hand over, and you’ll run a battery of tests using software like bonnie++ or ORION.  You’ll make sure that the results are in-line with requirements and expec...
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Legal Informatics with AWS CloudSearch – Slides for tonight’s AWS Michigan meetup

  Tonight, Eric and I will be presenting back-to-back talks at the AWS Michigan meetup (hosted by the Tech Brewery this time).  Eric will be detailing a large Matlab HPC experiment we ran this summer to optimize parameters for a trading strategy; this one is a great AWS case study, as we crunch 10...
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OTM in the Cloud: Hosting Architectures, Part 2 – 1+RDS

  In our last post on cloud architectures, I covered a simple one-node Oracle Transportation Management instance on Amazon Web Services using EC2.  This OTM cloud hosting configuration is well-suited to a development environment and is a very inexpensive option for teams that have on-staff databa...
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Upcoming Series: Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) in the Cloud

  I wanted to update readers to let them know of an upcoming post series on Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) in the cloud. Oracle Transportation Management is a powerful solution for businesses or 3PLs that need to take control of their supply chain planning and execution.  While many organi...
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