On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 03:50:22PM +1000, Simon Wong wrote: > On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 14:40 +1100, Amos Shapira wrote: > > Do you plan to have access to that database in parallel to having that > > VMware WIndows running? > > There will be multiple VMs running on the same machine. > > > Because if so then Joel Heenan's solution is the right one - run Orcale 9i > > on the host and have it accessed from the Windows under VMware. > > I think the solution will be one Windows VM running Oracle (possible > with the DB files on Samba) and the other VMs accessing that Oracle > instance. Any reason to put oracle on windows ? why not make up oracle on a linux (vm or real box) > > Generally, the advise I remember (at least for Postgres) is that running > > databases on top of network file systems is a bad idea at least for > > performance, but I never tried this personally. > > Understandable but these DB files are on the same physical machine, > different OS (Linux VMware host). > > Thanks. > > > -- > Simon Wong <linux@xxxxxxxxx> > > -- > SLUG - Sydney Linux User's Group Mailing List - http://slug.org.au/ > Subscription info and FAQs: http://slug.org.au/faq/mailinglists.html > -- Excellent day for drinking heavily. Spike the office water cooler.
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