Experiences with Oracle 11gR2 on Linux on System z

IBM Redbooks

Experiences with Oracle 11gR2 on Linux on System z

Linux on System z offers many advantages to customers who rely on the IBM® mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on System z makes use of the qualities of service in the System z® hardware and in z/VM®, making it a robust industrial strength Linux. This provides an excellent platform for hosting Oracle solutions that run in your enterprise.

This IBM Redbooks® publication is divided into several sections to share the following experiences that are gained while Oracle Database 11gR2 is installed and tested:


  • Setting up Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for Oracle
  • Managing an Oracle on Linux on System z environment
  • Provisioning Linux guests using several tools


It also includes many general hints and tips for running Oracle products on IBM System z with Linux and z/VM.

Interested readers include database consultants, installers, administrators, and system programmers. This book is not meant to replace Oracle documentation but to supplement it with our experiences while Oracle products are installed and used.

Price: $56.25 $45.00
Pages: 416
Date Published: November 22, 2013
ISBN: 0738438715
Author: IBM Redbooks
Product Number: SG24-8104-00
Part Number: 0738438715
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