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Time Machine

Moving from the Web Console to the Time Machine Sync Server

Simulating Time for Critical Application Testing

Configure Time Machine for Microsoft SQL Server:  Updated for SQL Server 2014

Time Travel .Net Web Applications: Using Time Machine and IIS

Using Time Machine and Windows Service Accounts

Time Machine Virtual Clock Speed: Accelerating and Decelerating the Virtual Clock

How to set up Time Machine with Oracle on Unix and Linux

Why use Time Machine vs. Resetting the System Clock

Time Machine on an IBM SP System

Time Machine Overview

Time Machine UNIX Configuration Oracle12cA guide to configure and set one or more virtual clocks for Oracle 12c database instances on UNIX systems.

Time Machine Windows Configuration Oracle12cA guide to configure and set one or more virtual clocks for Oracle 12c database instances on Windows systems.

Time Machine Windows Configuration Oracle11g: Configuration guide for Oracle11g on Windows

Configuration Guide for Oracle 11gR2 "secondary" instances: Installing two or more instances of Oracle will allow you to run one Oracle instance in today's date while the others run any other virtual date & time desired.
Time Machine Linux for Oracle 11g.pdf 

Oracle10g server: Configuring Time Machine for use with an Oracle10g server.  This paper specifically addresses Redhat Linux but the procedure is the same on UNIX. 

Oracle 9: Configuration Guide for Oracle 9i "secondary" instances. Installing two or more instances of Oracle will allow you to run one Oracle instance in today's date while the others run any other virtual date & time desired.
Time_Machine-Solaris-10_Oracle-9i.pdf 

Oracle 8: An interesting paper on using some special techniques to create a "secondary" instance of Oracle 8 without having to actually install another instance of Oracle.

Oracle Real Application Cluster: Describes how to setup Time Machine on an Oracle Real Application Cluster "RAC" so each node see the same virtual date.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012: Configuration Guide for running Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012 with virtual dates provided by Time Machine.
Configuring-MS-SQL-to-use-TimeMachine.pdf

SAP Tips Guide: Tips on how to configure and utilize Time Machine with SAP. Many time saving tips are discussed.

SAP NetWeaver 7.0.2: Quick Setup Guide for SAP NetWeaver 7.0.2 on Windows Server 2008. A graphical installation & configuration guide for SAP and Time Machine on Windows Server 2008.
Time-Machine_Windows-2008_SAP-NetWeaver.pdf 

WebSphere-ND-6.01-AIX-TimeMachine: Fast & easy quick start guide to using Time Machine with WebSphere on UNIX.

Complete walk-through on setting up a Microsoft .NET environment to run with future dates.  Covers configuring IIS and provides sample code to verify proper configuration.
WindowsNET/IIS.pdf or NET code sample

Configure virtual machines in VMware ESX server to run with a static MAC address.
StaticMAC-VMWare-ESX.pdf

Configure virtual machines running under Virtual Server to run with a static MAC address with Microsoft Hyper-V system. 
Microsoft-VirtualServer-Hyper-V_Static-MAC

Setup & Configuration guide for using Time Machine with Solaris Branded/Local Zones and Global Zones.
Time_Machine_Solaris_9_Zones.pdf

Configuration of Time Machine on an IBM RS/600o cluster: How to use Time Machine in  an IBM Silver Cluster.

Using Time Machine with Microsoft Terminal Server: Basic setup guidelines for using Time Machine with Terminal Services.

Answers the questions: Why use Time Machine?
tm_whitepaper_system_clock.pdf

SafeVelocity

How to Improve Network Transfer of Files