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Free (Solaris) Virtualization for Dummies Ebook

May 15th, 2009 by elizar

I just want to share a link for those who are not subscribe to the official Sun Microsystems’ email newletter.. (what?! You’re not subscribed?!)

Anyway, the link will forward you to a form where you need to fill up some personal information (it’s from Sun, so there will be no selling of email or spamming there). Once you’re done with that, go read and study Solaris Virturalization!

Enjoy!

ยป Download your free copy of Virtualization for Dummies.

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How to Consolidate Servers and Applications using Solaris Containers

May 7th, 2009 by elizar

I am subscribe to the official Sun Microsystem newsletter and I got this one directly from my inbox that I want to share to every Solaris SysAdmin out there:

This How-To Guide instructs users, system administrators, and developers unfamiliar with Solaris 10 OS on consolidating applications onto a single server using Solaris Containers technology. The guide starts with a brief overview of Solaris Containers and follows with an example of using Solaris Containers to consolidate two Web server applications and an email server application onto a single server. Users are guided step-by-step through the consolidation process, with code examples and illustrations.

After using this guide, a user should be able to create Solaris Containers by:

* Creating a resource pool
* Defining Solaris Zones
* Assigning CPU usage with the Fair Share Scheduler (FSS)
* Installing and booting a zone
* Configuring access to raw devices from the zone

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