SuperCluster- What are the minimum number of cores required for the global zone per LDom (Doc ID 1625055.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Full Rack - Version All Versions and later
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Half Rack - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Background: SuperCluster LDoms are frequently deployed with exavm zones for database and application zones and zone clusters in the application (General Purpose) Domains. The present documentation seems to infer you can allocate all of the cores(vCPU) to the zones and they will be shared with the global. This however is not how it should be architected on SuperCluster products.

Goal

 Determine the minimum number of cores that should be retained  for the global zone per LDom.

Solution

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