Wednesday Mar 27, 2013

New Exadata public references: China Mobile Fujian Processes Data 4x Faster, Increases Data Compression by 3x to 5x

In 2012, China Mobile Fujian implemented Oracle Exadata Database Machine to replace its legacy infrastructure and develop an enterprise-level data warehouse for its next-generation BASS. Switching to Oracle Exadata significantly improved the performance, scalability, and capacity of the BASS data warehouse.

In the past, China Mobile Fujian could only store 70 TB of data in its data warehouse, which greatly restricted the business analysis it could complete. Now, the company can easily store and process 250 TB of data, including historical data about its mobile customers and the services used; the data mart access layer; and operational, financial, and analysis reports. This enables China Mobile Fujian to make the most efficient use of the massive volumes of data generated by its BASS, as well as network management, telecommunication services, and financial systems.

Read the full story here

Friday Mar 22, 2013

New Competitive Assets for the ZFS Storage Appliance

Several new competitive positioning documents for Oracle's ZFS Storage Appliance are now available for partners. See full inventory here.

In particular, for ZFS Storage Applicance for Backup and Recovery in Exa environments, check the following:

 

 

Thursday Mar 21, 2013

New whitepaper: Migrating the Oracle E-Business Suite Database to Oracle Exadata Database Machine Using Transportable Tablespaces

There are several techniques for migrating the E-Business Suite database to Oracle Exadata Database Machine. This paper describes how to use Oracle cross-platform transportable tablespaces to migrate your Oracle E-Business Suite database to Oracle Exadata Database Machine.

Download the full whitepaper here: "Migrating the Oracle E-Business Suite Database to Oracle Exadata Database Machine Using Transportable Tablespaces"

 

Wednesday Mar 20, 2013

Database Insider - March 2013 issue

The March issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)

 

CUSTOMER BUZZ

Starbucks Uses Oracle Exadata to Improve Business Insight for a High-Performance Data Warehouse


Boulanger Halves Storage Space Requirements and Improves Access to Business Intelligence Data with Oracle Exadata


Glencore Embraces Oracle Exadata as the Technology of the Future

 

WEBCASTS

Data Warehousing Best Practices for Oracle Exadata

These Webcasts address key phases of the Oracle Exadata lifecycle, from migration to backup and recovery, and teach how organizations achieve a 10x increase in performance and up to 50x storage space savings.

Data Warehousing Trends for 2013

Our panel of experts, including an analyst from IDC and an Oracle customer, share experiences and real-life examples as they discuss the top 10 data warehousing trends for 2013.

EVENTS

Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26 │San Francisco, California │Hashtag: #OOW

Friday Mar 15, 2013

Oracle OpenWorld Call For Papers

Oracle OpenWorld is just around the corner! Sunday, September 22, 2013–Thursday, September 26, 2013 in San Francisco

The Call for Papers is open

Do you have something interesting to present to the world’s largest gathering of Oracle technologists and business leaders? Are you helping customers innovate with Oracle Exadata? You can submit proposals NOW for a chance to share your expertise at one of the most important technology and business conferences of the year.

The call closes Friday, April 12, 11:59 p.m. PDT

Monday Mar 11, 2013

Invitation to Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Community Forum, Vienna, 23-24 April, 2013

The 2013 Event expands its scope to cover all the building blocks of the Cloud infrastructure: Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability!

 

Dear partner

We are delighted to invite you to the 2013 edition of the Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Community Forum for EMEA partners, which will take place in Vienna, Austria, on April 23-24, 2013, with the sponsorship of Intel.

This year we have expanded the scope of the Forum to cover Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability, and in this way have a complete coverage of the infrastructure architecture on the Exa platform.

As in previous editions, a selected group of partners will be presenting and sharing their experiences with real-life customer cases around Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability. You will benefit from presentations by Oracle speakers providing you the latest on these three solution areas and the best way to go to market together.

Please click here for the detailed agenda.

Don’t miss the Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Community Forum. Reserve your place and register before March 22nd. (There is no registration fee for Oracle partners).

REGISTER NOW

Hilton Vienna Plaza
Schottenring 11, Vienna, Austria

23rd - 24th April 2013
8:30 - 18:00 CET(1st Day)
8:30 - 12:30 CET(2nd Day)


Sponsored by:

REGISTER FOR THIS PARTNER COMMUNITY FORUM NOW!

REGISTER NOW

Logistics

Please visit the Logistics tab of the registration page to see travel details and how to book your hotel room on preferred rates.

Make sure, you book your hotel room by latest 6th April 2013. Oracle cannot guarantee prices and room availability after this date.

Monday Mar 04, 2013

Oracle Partner Community Forum: Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability, Vienna, 23-24 April 2013

Heads up!

In the next days all community members will be receiving the invitation to the Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability EMEA Partner Community Forum, that will take place in Vienna on April 23-24th, sponsored by Intel.

We have put together a very strong agenda. We will have speakers from the following partners: Acceleris, Accenture, Atos, Basistek, DB Concepts, e-DBA, Fujitsu, GFI, ISE, Telefonica Soluciones, Uptime Technologies, VX Company. They will bring to you a wide set of customer cases around selling and implementing a variety of solutions on Exadata, Exalogic and Enterprise Manager 12c platforms.

Oracle speakers will cover go-to-market strategy, product updates and solutions to cover all the building blocks of the Cloud infrastructure: Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability!

In just a few days you will have the invitation in your inbox including detailed agenda, registration link and logistics information. Get ready for Vienna!

 

 

Getting Real About Big Data: Build Versus Buy. A whitepaper by ESG

ESG performs a detailed financial analysis of "Buy" (Oracle Big Data Appliance) vs "build your own" and concludes Oracle Big Data Appliance is a better option that "build your own"

  • Oracle Big Data Appliance($450k) is 39% less costly than "build your own"($733k) 
  • OBDA reduces time-to-market by 33% vs "build"
  • Few, and expensive Hadoop engineers means the prebuilt Oracle Big Data Appliance is a better option

"Rolling your own" infrastructure involves a long series of hidden risks and costs, and may undermine your organization's ability to deliver big data in the long term."

Download the full whitepaper here: Getting Real About Big Data: Build Versus Buy. A whitepaper by ESG (February 2013)


Note: This ESG whitepaper was commissioned by Oracle. Oracle has purchased electronic distribution rights to this whitepaper

Video in SAP.com: Oracle Exadata for SAP Applications

This presentation will summarize Oracle's Exadata technology for SAP applications and help attendees understand how Exadata fits into their current or future landscapes. Discussion points include the hardware, software, and concepts that frame the technology, implementation of Exadata with SAP software, and migration to Exadata.

Watch it here!


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