Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Oracle 11g on HVM VM (CentOS 5) under Xen 3.1 on Debian Etch (x86_64)

Installation has been done to evaluate HVM VM performance. CentOS 5 VM
has been tuned exactly as advised in [1]. 1 GB memory was allocated for VM
and it was installed on 16 GB partition (/dev/sdbX) of SATA HDD Seagate
Barracuda 160 GB
Hardware been used:-
CPU: Core 2 Duo E6600
Board: ASUS P5B Deluxe
RAM: 2 GB (Kingston non ECC)
Overall OUI speed as well as Oracle 11g database I/O performance looks significantly better
compare with same tasks performed on CentOS 5 VM under VMWare Server 1.0.3.
Timer may be viewed in right upper corner of Debian screen.

Installation screenshots:-

Runtime screenshots:-

Version OC4J to run EM console 11g :-

Login Screen :-

Listener status:-

OS detection :-

Hardware detection:-

Database files: -

Performing SQL query :-

Oracle 11g instance start/stop benchmarking:-


1. Oracle Database 11g Release 1 (11.1) Installation On Enterprise Linux 4.5 and 5.0