Linux on System z offers many advantages to customers who rely on the IBM® mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on System z makes use of the qualities of service in the System z® hardware and in z/VM®, making it a robust industrial strength Linux. This provides an excellent platform for hosting Oracle solutions that run in your enterprise.
This IBM Redbooks® publication is divided into several
sections to share the following experiences that are gained while
Oracle Database 11gR2 is installed and tested:
Setting up Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for Oracle
Managing an Oracle on Linux on System z environment
Provisioning Linux guests using several tools
It also includes many general hints and tips for running Oracle products on IBM System z with Linux and z/VM.
Interested readers include database consultants, installers, administrators, and system programmers. This book is not meant to replace Oracle documentation but to supplement it with our experiences while Oracle products are installed and used.
Please note that the additional material referenced in the text is not available from IBM.