9. Applications of Oracle Virtualization

Most of this book describes Oracle Solaris virtualization technologies. This chapter illustrates the application of these technologies in several strategic use cases. Rather than simply show examples of applications running in virtualized environments, which is obvious, we show interesting cases where the unique capabilities of Oracle Solaris virtualization are leveraged. Examples include Oracle’s use of virtualization to build strategic products, and illustrations of actual but anonymous customer deployments.

9.1 Database Zones

Multiple database instances can be isolated in a variety of ways. Extreme isolation can be achieved by running them in different servers, or different data centers. Solaris Zones ...

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