Thursday Jan 30, 2014

Announcing Oracle SDN Support in New Solaris Drivers

Effective January 28, 2014, we're announcing the release of Oracle Virtual Networking drivers for Oracle Solaris 11 with Oracle SDN support. Oracle Virtual Networking now supports Oracle SDN on the Oracle SPARC T-series servers, M5 servers, as well as x86 servers.

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Tuesday Jan 28, 2014

tech Article: Back Up a Thousand Databases using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c

In his recently published article Porus Horni Havewala describes how to use Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c to backup thousand databases.

This solution is by far a faster and more efficient way as to use shell scripts and cron jobs.

To read the full article go to: Back Up a Thousand Databases Using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c on OTN.

Announcement: Picklist v42 Released

Since beginning of 2012 we are offering the so called Picklist templates for our partners.

The Picklist Templates provide you an easy and fast overview across the entire hardware portfolio with some well-balanced configurations. With the included Building block template name, you can use these blocks for easy communication with quoting teams in EMEA.

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Saturday Jan 25, 2014

Announcing: Oracle Solaris Cluster Product Bulletin, January 2014

Hardware Qualifications

  • New Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance configurations with Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3 and 4.1

Software Qualifications

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Friday Jan 24, 2014

Hands-On Lab: How to Deploy Oracle Software in Minutes Using Oracle VM Templates

Recently a new Hands-on lab was published on OTN, showing the capabilities of Oracel VM Templates.

How to Deploy a Four-Node Oracle RAC 12c Cluster in Minutes

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SPARC T5-2 Delivers World Record

On January 23rd Oracle reported a new world record for his SARC T5-2 server.

SPARC T5-2 Delivers World Record 2-Socket Application Server for SPECjEnterprise2010 Benchmark

Oracle's SPARC T5-2 servers have set the world record for the SPECjEnterprise2010 benchmark using two-socket application servers with a result of 17,033.54 SPECjEnterprise2010 EjOPS. The result used two SPARC T5-2 servers, one server for the application tier and the other server for the database tier. 

Read more on BestPerf.

eSTEP Newsletter for January 2014 now available

Dear Partners,

We would like to let you know that the
January'14 issue of our Newsletter is now available.
The issue contains information on the following topics:

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Thursday Jan 23, 2014

How Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c enables the patching of RHEL on OVCA guest OS

In this following short note, Simon Hayler describes how Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c enables the patching of RHEL running as a guest on OVCA. The methodology is to utilize the Custom Channel features of Enterprise Manager 12c Linux Patching. The high level steps are as follows:


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New assets for Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance (OVCA)

The following Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance assets are now available for your use:
- New OVCA video for customers and partners
- OVCA 1.0 Documentation

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