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Bart Sjerps

Bart Sjerps


On a never-ending mission to drive cost reduction and improved service levels to our customers. This can be applied to any technology - but I specialize on optimizing Oracle Database deployment at our customers, and offering alternatives for classic Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence initiatives. Take a look at my blog to find out how. Specialismen Oracle, performance tuning, virtualization & cloud computing. The keyword is Efficiency - lean & mean.

Featherweight Linux VNC services


This article describes how to set up a very lightweight VNC service under CentOS/Red Hat. Intro In Red Hat Enterprise Linux (and derivates, I use CentOS) you can run a VNC service to allow graphical connections to a linux system. I was looking for a very lightweight VNC service (no fancy desktop [...]

Getting the Best Oracle performance on XtremIO


(Blog repost from Virtual Storage Zone – Thanks to @cincystorage) UPDATE: I’ll say it again because there seems to be some confusion: THIS IS A REPOST! Original content is from the Virtual Storage Zone blog (not mine). Just reposted here because it’s interesting and related to Oracle, performance and EMC storage. [...]

Oracle, VMware and sub-server partitioning


Last week (during EMC world) a discussion came up on Twitter around Oracle licensing and whether Oracle would support CPU affinity as a way to license subsets of a physical server these days. @sam_lucido @EMCOracle @CacheFlush is #VMware and accepted hypervisor for #oracle hard partitioning these days? thought they weren't— Andre [...]

TheCube interview EMC World 2014


Being interviewed yesterday at EMC World 2014 by Wikibon and SiliconAngle. Enjoy! Update: You can find a report of the interview here: Best Practices for Putting Your Oracle Database into the Cloud Filed under: Oracle, Performance, Virtualization Tagged: EMC, license, oracle, performance, VMware