Oracle Delivers Three New Validated Configurations for Oracle Linux Customers

Three new Oracle Validated Configurations are now available to speed the deployment of solutions based on Oracle Linux with Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. The three new configurations consist of Oracle Linux 5 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage 7420 appliance. The configurations also include  one of the following: Oracle's Sun Fire X4800 server, an 8-socket rackmount x86 system, with QLogic FC HBAs; Oracle's Sun Fire X4470 server, a 4-socket rackmount system; or Oracle's Sun Fire X4270 M2 server, a 2-socket rackmount system.

The validations configurations are aimed at enabling faster and lower-cost deployment of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM solutions in the enterprise, by offering best practices via pre-tested, validated architectures that help improve the reliability of solutions.

"Through Oracle Validated Configurations, customers benefit from pre-tested, verified configurations delivered by Oracle and our partners," states Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle. "This enables customers to reduce the time they spend on testing and deployment, allowing them to focus more on managing their infrastructure and developing new business solutions."

"QLogic has partnered closely with Oracle to develop and deliver storage and converged networking solutions in Oracle Linux and Oracle VM environments for enterprise customers worldwide,"  adds Satish Lakshmanan, senior director of product marketing, Host Solutions Group, QLogic Corp. "The latest Oracle Validated Configurations for Oracle Linux provide customers low-cost solutions while preserving performance in virtualized datacenters. Validated Configurations that combine QLogic adapters with the powerful x86-based Oracle Sun Fire X4800 server deliver outstanding performance, scalability and reliability for a variety of applications."

The latest Oracle Validated Configurations are available on the Oracle Technology Network.