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Infrastructure Monitoring – Part 1: Introduction and Requirements

Deploying an effective infrastructure monitoring system is no small task. This series should give you a leg up on developing a strategy for implementing a monitoring solution for your environment.

Part one covers the benefits of infrastructure monitoring, common capabilities of products in the industry, scoping an implementation project appropriately, and defining our initial draft of requirements for the monitoring solution.

By | 2017-05-18T23:53:51-07:00 February 16th, 2016|Guides & Stories|1 Comment

vSphere Flash Read Cache – Part 2: Implementation

Introduction In the last part of this series we walked through determining if a workload is appropriate for vSphere Flash Read Cache. We then looked at the different aspects of sizing the cache appropriately for a workload. We determined the correct size via table hit statistics queried from the Oracle Database. We determined the correct block [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:53:51-07:00 July 9th, 2014|Guides & Stories|2 Comments

vSphere Flash Read Cache – Part 1: Intro and Sizing

Introduction This series will consist of several parts written over several weeks and will encompass the planning, sizing, implementation, and monitoring of vSphere Flash Read Cache to improve Data Warehouse performance using locally attached SSDs. Part 1 - Introduction and Sizing Part 2 - Implementation Part 3 - Monitoring / Tweaking Part 4 - Conclusion [...]

By | 2017-05-19T00:26:21-07:00 July 8th, 2014|Guides & Stories|3 Comments