Remounting DBFS Shared Storage in SOACS and MFTCS Clusters

Executive Overview Oracle Database File System (DBFS) is used in providing shared storage mount points within SOACS and MFTCS clusters. DBFS provides a standard file system interface for directories and files on top of database tables[1] . So, by using the database running in the DBCS instance associated with any SOACS or MFTCS instance, DBFS […]

OIM Clustering: Keeping separate environments separate

Oracle Identity Manager 11g incorporates several clustering technologies in order to ensure high-availability across its different components. Several of these technologies use multicast to discover other cluster nodes on the same subnet. For testing and development purposes, it is common to have multiple distinct OIM environments co-existing on the same subnet. In that scenario, it […]

Using WebLogic as a Load Balancer

Recently, I was working with a customer who was developing an application on Windows (developer) machines and was planning to deploy to a (production) cluster of WebLogic Servers running on Solaris, with a hardware load balancer.  In order to do … Continue reading