Oracle Exadata and Exalogic News
August 31, 2015
At Hot Chips 27, Oracle presented its new, lower-cost SPARC processor, Sonoma, which puts Oracle into competition with Intel x86 and the Xeon chip.
June 30, 2015
The addition of more than two dozen cloud computing services will allow users to move everything in their data centers to the Oracle cloud, according to CTO Larry Ellison.
April 11, 2014
A former Oracle sales rep does a 180 by pushing his company not to buy an Exadata system, but to upgrade existing data center infrastructure instead.
December 23, 2013
IDC Research Vice President Carl Olofson talks about the new features of Oracle Exadata x4-2 and Oracle Database 12c.
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A database consultant says using Exadata is relatively easy for IT shops already managing Oracle Database. But some new DBA skills may be required. Continue Reading
This guide offers expert and user insights into engineered systems and server appliances such as Oracle Exadata and Oracle Database Appliance. Continue Reading
The eGovernment director for the state of Texas, along with a business partner from Xerox, explain how they implemented Oracle Database as a Service. Continue Reading
Evaluate Oracle Exadata and Exalogic Vendors & Products
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The new option for the Oracle Big Data Appliance, Oracle Big Data SQL, can simultaneously query Hadoop, NoSQL and SQL data and extend Oracle's management and security tools to all of them. Continue Reading
In an Oracle Collaborate session on Oracle data analytics, an expert outlined the range of tools available -- from canned reports to big data analysis. Continue Reading
Various IT administrators may feel like they'll lose control if their organization adopts Exadata. Not so, writes one consultant. Continue Reading
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Manage Oracle Exadata and Exalogic
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Speakers at Oracle OpenWorld demonstrated the importance of the cloud and mobile technology to the customer experience. From connected cars to mobile loyalty programs, speakers from 7-Eleven, Walgreens and Mazda shared their stories. Continue Reading
Old Sun enthusiasts lament the way it used to be, and the way it will never be again. Oracle Sun hardware is a whole other animal. Continue Reading
Gilbert, CTO of workforce management software company Pipkins, said he built Exadata before Oracle did. Well, kind of. See how he did it. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Oracle Exadata and Exalogic Issues
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Despite being almost five years old now, many implementations haven't realized all of the Oracle Exadata architecture benefits. Continue Reading
Expert Shyam Varan Nath explains what Oracle Exadata Smart Scan does and how it can improve query performance on Exadata. Continue Reading