Monday Mar 11, 2013

eSTEP TechCast - March 2013 Material available

Dear Partners,

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to those of you who attended our TechCast on "
Oracle VM for SPARC Intro and I/O Best practices".

The materials (presentation, replay) from the TechCast are now available for all of you via our eSTEP portal.  You will need to provide your email address and the pin below to access the downloads. Link to the portal is shown below.

URL: http://launch.oracle.com/
PIN:
eSTEP_2011

The downloads can be found under tab Events --> TechCast

Feel free to explore also the other delivered TechCasts and more useful information under the Download and Links tab. Any feedback is appreciated to help us improve the service and information we deliver.

Thanks and best regards,

Partner HW Enablement EMEA

Sunday Mar 10, 2013

Announcement: Oracle Linux Pre-Installed Option on Sun x86 Systems

On Friday 9th of March Oracle announced that the following Oracle Sun x86 systems and Netra x86 systems can now be ordered with Oracle Linux pre-installed. If your customers select this option, it will save them significant installation time and effort.  Also, this will ensure that the operating system image has all of the latest updates and is compatible with the Oracle Sun x86 system or the Netra x86 system and its  installed hardware options.
  • Sun Server X3-2
  • Sun Server X3-2L
  • Sun Blade X3-2B
  • Sun Server X2-8
  • Netra Server X3-2
  • Netra Blade X3-2B
Oracle Sun x86 Systems can now be selected with Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux or Oracle VM  factory installed.

Please read the Product Bulletin on Oracle HW TRC for more details.

(If you are not registered on Oracle HW TRC, click here ... and follow the instructions..)

For more Oracle Sun x86 Systems product information please visit:

Oracle.com Sun x86 family page

Friday Mar 08, 2013

ODA: Correlation table on HW type, Virtualization, OAK- and DB-Version

Find below a table which shows the correlation between HW Type, OAK Version, Virtualization and Clusterware, ASM&DB Version.

HW Type

OAK Version

Virtualization

Clusterware, ASM & DB

X3-2

2.5.5

Yes (3.11 OVM)

11.2.0.3.5  & 11.2.0.2.9 *

V1

2.5

Yes (3.11 OVM)

11.2.0.3.5 &  11.2.0.2.9 *

V1

2.4

No

11.2.0.3.4  & 11.2.0.2.8

V1

2.3

No

11.2.0.3.3 & 11.2.0.2.7

V1

2.2

No

11.2.0.3.2 & 11.2.0.2.5

V1

2.1

No

11.2.0.2.5

Thursday Mar 07, 2013

Announcement Oracle Database Appliance x3-2

On Tuesday, 5th of March Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle Database Appliance X3-2 that provides up to twice the performance and supports over four times the storage as compared to the original Oracle Database Appliance.

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Sunday Mar 03, 2013

Five Perspectives on Virtual Networks

Want to know what "Virtual Networks" could be, curious about different perspectives regarding "Virtual Networks"?

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