Posts Tagged ‘exalogic’

Installing and configuring Oracle Traffic Director 11g

April 3, 2012 Leave a comment

Oracle Traffic Director is a new product with Proxy and Load Balancing functionalities used for fronting Fusion Middleware servers. It is a lightweight, high performance proxy server taking only 150Mb of disk space, with extensive High Availability features. You can find more on the OTD’s features in this Oracle Traffic Director white paper.

OTD is currently released only for the Exalogic platform, so for operating systems other than OEL 64bit you will still have to use the Weblogic plugin for web servers, but OTD will be available for all platforms in the future.

This post will describe the installation and a basic configuration fronting a Weblogic cluster:

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How to Simulate an Exalogic Machine for Training

February 13, 2012 6 comments

In the new “Cloud Computing” era, Oracle is leading it’s private cloud offering with the new complete hardware and software platform for Enterprise applications, Oracle Exalogic. However, even within Oracle it can be quite difficult to gain access to an Exalogic machine, and getting to know the system just by reading the documentation is a daunting task. So this post will walk you through the steps of setting up a simulated Exalogic machine, in a virtual environment, that you can use for training purposes.

After completing these steps, you will have an environment where you will be able to make the same storage, network, operating system and software configurations as on the actual Exalogic machine. Of course, this will not be suitable for production, nor will any benchmarks have any relevance. It’s just something that you can use to get yourself familiarized with the machine. If you are new to the Exalogic machine, I suggest going over the Oracle Exalogic White Paper before continuing with the steps.

So, in order to build the system, you will need:

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