Oracle server hardware decisions
- August 15, 2012
Most Oracle consultants who have played with Exadata have been thoroughly impressed. But users beware: There are some flaws.
- June 29, 2012
IT analyst Rob Enderle says that Oracle made a mistake in pulling support away from approximately 140,000 Oracle on Itanium customers, adding that right now “Oracle on Itanium is probably not a good idea.”
- March 22, 2012
Oracle server hardware revenue dropped double digits again, but the company doesn’t care. Why?
- February 27, 2012
Oracle Exalytics, the company’s in-memory BI server appliance, became generally available on Monday. One expert expects in-memory’s speedy processing to eventually become a commodity.
- January 09, 2012
The Oracle Big Data Appliance is now generally available, as is Oracle’s big push into the field of big data. But some think that an appliance isn’t really a good fit for big data.
- November 15, 2011
CallSource was just the right kind of company for Oracle Database Appliance: small but not too small, growing but not too fast. The company claims savings in the six-figure range by going with ODA instead of Dell.
- November 03, 2011
ATT.com is considering a hybrid public-private Oracle cloud computing model so it can handle highly variable traffic without having to build to peak capacity.
- November 02, 2011
Oracle’s decision to stop supporting development on Itanium has left companies like Swiss department store Manor in the lurch.
- October 05, 2011
Oracle’s in-house email and collaboration application runs a 101 TB database on Oracle Exadata. A company official explained the deployment.
- October 03, 2011
Oracle launched two new systems on Sunday, one called Oracle Exalytics with in-memory technology and another, the Oracle Big Data Appliance for Hadoop and NoSQL.
- September 26, 2011
Oracle’s new Sparc server has up to 16 of the new eight-core Sparc T4 chips, but analysts wonder whether it will be enough to keep the Sparc install base interested.
- September 21, 2011
The Oracle Database Appliance is a 4U, two-node RAC server appliance seen by experts as a more affordable entry point toward Exadata, but it doesn’t have nearly as many features.
- September 13, 2011
Oracle has added the upcoming Sparc T4 chip to its processor core factor table, and what it says has some wondering whether Oracle is playing games to get people to adopt Sun hardware.
- September 06, 2011
Three Oracle experts - Rich Niemiec, Raymond Payne and Ian Abramson - weigh-in on Oracle Exalogic, the company's so-called "cloud in a box."
- August 17, 2011
Experts Alex Gorbachev of Pythian and John Appleby of Bluefin Solutions debate the merits of Oracle Exadata and SAP HANA.