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Oracle Quarterly Cloud Revenue Tops $1.1 Billion :

The First Oracle FY Quarter Over One Billion Dollar Mark for Cloud Great news for any organisation considering moving to Oracle Cloud – for the first time the revenue has exceeded $1,000,000,000 for a single quarter. The reason this is …

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Security in the Cloud – Questions Everyone Should Ask

The Need for a Secure Cloud: Oracle has released a white paper describing their approach to securely implementing a Cloud Infrastructure. It can be found here : oracle_cloud_security_whitepaper However the paper while primarily aimed at Oracle customers provides common sense advice …

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Docker and Oracle Solaris – Why All the Fuss About Containers?

Docker and Oracle Solaris. Oracle have just published an article on Docker in relation to Solaris and their applications – it can be found here. Summary   “You don’t necessarily want to deal with virtualization every time, and containers are, …

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Data Analytics Accelerator (DAX) technology – Faster with SPARC

Oracle Provides Details on Software in Silicon for Faster Data Analytics It’s hardly a secret that Oracle’s SPARC processor technology is built for speed. “It is the fastest commercial processor on the planet—nothing comes close,” said Rick Hetherington, Oracle vice …

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Running Standard Edition Oracle Database – Consider the New ODA

Oracle Database Appliance X6-2S – The New Entry-Level Database Appliance If you are running Oracle Standard Edition Database and do not want the hassle of getting a DBA to set it up and optimise it.  Them please consider the Oracle Database …

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Oracle’s Secret Weapon in the Cloud

Oracle have now confirmed that their new M7 / S7 CPU will be used in their Cloud Infrastructure Speaking to Forbes – John Fowler has stated that: Oracle Is Building “World’s Best Infrastructure” Oracle is unique among cloud providers Amazon, …

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Updating Solaris 11

Get Ready for Solaris 12 – Update to the latest Solaris 11 SRU To get ready for the upgrade to Solaris 12 later this year it is important to make sure your currently version of Solaris 11 is fully patched. …

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IBM Introduces Private Cloud Servers with 12 Months Free Public Cloud

Introducing the IBM Power System E870C and E880C The new IBM Power E870C and E880C systems with OpenStack based cloud management and open source automation, enables IBM Power customers to accelerate the transformation of their IT infrastructure for cloud while providing …

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Is the hard-disk fit for purpose in Cloud computing?

Is it time to re-think the data-centre disk-drive? Google have just published a paper into the redesign of the technology at the centre of every infrastructure – the disk drive.   Currently the two main types are flash based SSD’s …

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Oracle Beats Amazon Web Services in Head-to-Head Cloud Database Comparison

Oracle Claims That It’s New Oracle Database-as-a-Service is 20 years ahead of Amazon Web Services. At Oracle OpenWorld Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Larry Ellison today demonstrated that Amazon databases are 20 years behind the latest release of the Oracle Database …

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