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JomaSoft & VDCF Overview


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Summary about the Swiss Company JomaSoft.
Overview of VDCF a Management Solution for Oracle Solaris, Solaris Zones, LDoms and SPARC Server.

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JomaSoft & VDCF Overview

  1. 1. 1 JomaSoft & VDCF Overview Marcel Hofstetter CEO / Enterprise Consultant JomaSoft GmbH Oracle ACE Associate „Solaris“
  2. 2. 2 About JomaSoft Engineering company founded July 2000 specialized in Solaris and software development/integration Product VDCF (Virtual Datacenter Control Framework) Installation, Management, Monitoring and DR Solaris 10/11, Virtualize using LDoms and Solaris Zonen VDCF is used in Production since 2006
  3. 3. 3 About JomaSoft Flexible and Customer focused Oracle Certified Employees 15 Years Solaris Experience Oracle HW & SW Beta Tester Well connected with Oracle Solaris & LDOM Engineering Teams
  4. 4. 4 VDCF – Virtual Datacenter Control Framework Management Tool for Zones and LDOMs Installation, Operation, Migration, Monitoring and Failover Supports Solaris 10 + 11 on SPARC/x86 In productive use since 2006 Centrally installed using the lightweight, serverless database SQLite Dynamic Virtualization Live / Cold Migration and Failover Resource Configuration and Monitoring
  5. 5. 5 VDCF - Goals Central view and control of the virtual data center Standardization: uniform System configuration As easy as possible for the System administrator Consistent interfaces for admins (Solaris 10 and 11) Avoid mistakes: Fully automated Installation & Migration Flexible: Hardware can be mixed, VDCF adapts the configuration when migrating Reduce Complexity: Layer above Solaris / Hide the details „Best Practices“ are integrated ongonig into the product Cheap and easy solution for failover and DR
  6. 6. 6 Datacenter Architecture
  7. 7. 7 Dynamic Virtualization
  8. 8. 8 VDCF - main benefits Simplicity Deploy and manage Virtual Solaris Environments without a deep Solaris knowledge using only a handful of intuitive VDCF commands Standardization Zones and LDoms are deployed using supported Solaris technologies, managed in a standard way and able to be deployed and available for use in minutes rather than hours. Availability / Recovery VDCF allows manual or automatic control of server migration or fail- over leading to improved options in availability, disaster recovery and performance.
  9. 9. 9 Customer Survey
  10. 10. 10 Product Comparison: Trivadis (German) -mit-dem-vm-manager-o-ps-center-oder-vdcfroman-gaechter Products compared: VM Manager, OpsCenter and VDCF Requirements: - Deployment and Migration of LDoms and Zones - Easy to use - Integrate existing Environment - Monitoring Only VDCF meets all the Requirements. The setup is fast and very easy to use. Top Command Line Interface.
  11. 11. 11 Product Comparison: Swisscom (German) ofts11 Products compared: OpsCenter and VDCF Why JomaSoft: - Stable Software / Reliable Support - Fast implementation of Requirements OpsCenter: Used for HW Monitoring / System Controller only VDCF: - Used for Installation, Operation, Migration, Resource Monitoring - Automated Cluster Integration for HA
  12. 12. 12 SPARC Server Lifecycle using VDCF
  13. 13. 13 Successful Migration Project Full Process is supported by VDCF Install new Hardware and setup of LDom Virtualization Migrate existing Environments to new Hardware
  14. 14. 14 Questions? Product white papers, docs and videos online Joint POC recommended
  15. 15. 15 JomaSoft & VDCF Overview Ending Slide Marcel Hofstetter CEO / Enterprise Consultant JomaSoft GmbH Oracle ACE Associate „Solaris“