Thursday Oct 25, 2012

eSTEP TechCast - November 2012

Dear partner,

we are pleased to announce our next eSTEP TechCast on Thursday 1st of November and would be happy if you could join. Please see below the details for the next TechCast.

Date and time:
Thursday, 01. November 2012, 11:00 - 12:00 GMT (12:00 - 13:00 CET; 15:00 - 16:00 GST)

Title:  Update on Solaris 11

Oracle announced an update on Solaris 11 on Oracle OpenWorld.

Join us in this call to get a brief summary of the enhancements and how they help to build better solutions for your customers.

Target audience: Tech Presales

Speaker: Jörg Möllenkamp

Call Info:
Call-in-toll-free number: 08006948154 (United Kingdom)
Call-in-toll-free number: +44-2081181001 (United Kingdom)

Show global numbers

Conference Code: 803 594 3
Security Passcode: 9876

Webex Info (
Oracle Web Conference)
Meeting Number: 599 775 167
Meeting Password: tech2011

Playback / Recording / Archive:
The webcasts will be recorded and will be available shortly after the event in the eSTEP portal under the Events tab, where you could find also material from already delivered eSTEP TechCasts. Use your email-adress and PIN: eSTEP_2011 to get access. Feel free to have a look.
We are happy to get your comments and feedback.

Thanks and best regards,

Partner HW Enablement EMEA

eSTEP Newsletter October 2012 now available

Dear Partners,

We would like to inform you that the October '12 issue of our Newsletter is now available.
The issue contains information to the following topics:

News from Corp
Oracle Announces Oracle Solaris 11.1 at Oracle OpenWorld; Oracle Announces Oracle Exadata X3 Database In-Memory Machine; Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c introduces New Tools and Programs for Partners; Oracle Unveils First Industry-Specific Engineered System - the Oracle Networks Applications Platform,;  Oracle Unveils Expanded Oracle Cloud Offerings; Oracle Outlines Plans to Make the Future Java During JavaOne 2012 Strategy Keynote; Some interesting Java Facts and Figures; Oracle Announces MySQL 5.6 Release Candidate

Technical Section

What's up with LDoms (4 tech articles); Oracle SPARC T4 Systems cut Complexity, cost of Cryptographic Tasks; PeopleSoft Enterprise Financials 9.1; PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 combined online and batch benchmark,; Product Update Bulletin Oracle Solaris Cluster Oct 2012; Sun ZFS Storage 7420; SPARC Product Line Update; SPARC M-series -  New DAT 160 plus EOL of M3000 series; SPARC SuperCluster and SPARC T4 Servers Included in Enterprise Reference Architecture Sizing Tool; Oracle Magazine

Learning & Events
Recently delivered Techcasts:
An Update after the Oracle Open World, An Update on OVM Server for SPARC; Update to Oracle Database Appliance

Bridgestone Aircraft Tire Reduces Required Disk Capacity by 50% with Virtualized Storage Solution; Fiat Group Automobiles Aligns Operational Decisions with Strategy by Using End-to-End Enterprise Performance Management System; Birkbeck, University of London Develops World-Class Computer Science Facilities While Reducing Costs with Ultrareliable and Scalable Data Infrastructure

How to
Introducing Oracle System Assistant; How to Prepare a ZFS Storage Appliance to Serve as a Storage Device; Migrating Oracle Solaris 8 P2V with Oracle Database 10.2 and ASM; White paper on Best Practices for Building a Virtualized SPARC Computing Environment, How to extend the Oracle Solaris Studio IDE with NetBeans Plug-Ins; How I simplified Oracle Database 11g Installation on Oracle Linux 6

You find the Newsletter on our portal under eSTEP News ---> Latest Newsletter. You will need to provide your email address and the pin below to get access. Link to the portal is shown below.


Previous published Newsletters can be found under the Archived Newsletters section and more useful information under the
Events, Download and Links tab. Feel free to explore and any feedback is appreciated to help us improve the service and information we deliver.

Thanks and best regards,

Partner HW Enablement EMEA


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