Monday May 21, 2012

New whitepaper: Operational Impact of Deploying Exadata

Traditionally, highly skilled and focused administrators have been responsible for managing individual portions of the technology stack. With engineered systems, lifecycle management becomes a more integrated and, ultimately, less complex environment. From a business perspective, the engineered system will result in improved performance and throughput along with reduced lifecycle management costs.

Read the full whitepaper "Operational Impact of Deploying Engineered Systems (Exadata)". Full document is available for download at the Exadata Partner Community Collaborative Workspace (for community members only - if you get an error message, please register for the Community first).

Oracle Exadata Marketing Campaign

How EMEA Exadata Oracle partners Inforsacom Informationssysteme and Information Systems Engineering (ISE) secured great prospects and new business through the Oracle Exadata Marketing Campaign.

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Monday May 14, 2012

Driving Exa sales with ISV solutions - Discover ISV Applications running on Exadata and Exalogic

Need significant competitive advantage and increased Exa sales? Check the Oracle Exastack Ready and Optimized  applications at the Solutions Catalog. It offers the opportunity to browse through hundreds of Oracle Exastack Ready and Optimized partners profiles in minutes. With the simple click of a button, you can have access to Oracle Exastack partner leads with ISV applications that support Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic. Visit The Solutions Catalog and find an Oracle Exastack Partner today.

Thursday May 10, 2012

UK Oracle User Group - Call for papers

Call for papers for the UK Oracle User Group 2012 Conference is now open. Deadline for submissions of abstracts is June 1st.

The conference will take place in Birmingham, UK, on December 3rd-5th. 

The list of streams and topics includes an Engineered Systems section.

If you are working in the UK market speaking at the UK Oracle User Group Conference 2012 is a rewarding experience that provides fantastic networking opportunities and an excellent forum for the presentation and exchange of ideas and practical experiences. It is a chance to share your knowledge and raise your personal and your company profile.

Tuesday May 08, 2012

Database Insider - May 2012 issue

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

Database Insider Edition - May 2012

Mark Hurd Unveils Latest Advances in Oracle’s Analytics Strategy
With so much of the world’s enterprise data stored in Oracle Databases, people want to know where Oracle is headed when it comes to data analytics. Now you can hear Oracle President Mark Hurd address Oracle OpenWorld Tokyo about the changing business requirements that are driving advances in Oracle’s business analytics strategy.
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New Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Much Easier to Manage, Less Complex Than Sybase ASE 15.7
A new study from ORC International found significant differences in the database management and productivity costs between Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Sybase ASE 15.7.
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Best Practices for Workload Management of a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata

Best Practices for Implementing a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata

Read full newsletter here.

Monday May 07, 2012

SAP on Exadata - Oracle for SAP Technology Update 2012 now available

The Oracle for SAP Technology Update is an annual publication that provides updates and information about Oracle products and services for SAP customers.

The 2012 issue has just been published with great content about running SAP on the Exa stack, including technical articles and customer cases.


Table of Content

  • Oracle Exadata Database Machine for SAP customers
  • Oracle Exadata Start Up Pack for SAP customers
  • Glencore embraces Oracle Exadata as the Technology of the Future
  • SAP customer with Oracle Exadata Machine in Production
  • Database Consolidation on Oracle Exadata Database Machine
  • Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud certified for SAP NetWeaver 7
  • Oracle Cloud File System for SAP customers
  • Oracle Infrastructure optimizes SAP Landscapes
  • Providing a complete IT Infrastructure stack to run SAP Applications even better
  • Announcing SPARC SuperCluster optimized Solution for SAP customers
  • Toward a new future with Oracle Sun Systems at Spire Healthcare
  • SAP on Oracle Solaris
  • Run demanding SAP Solutions with Oracle Solaris 11 Platforms
  • Oracle demonstrates Proof of Value for SAP customers
  • Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM) for SAP at Stadtwerke of Munich
  • Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) at Astelit LLC
  • Oracle Database 11g Advanced Compression at Enel Italy
  • Oracle Database 11g Advanced Compression at Heidelberger AG
  • How Dell migrated from SUSE Linux to Oracle Linux
  • Oracle Database 11g Advanced Compression and ACS at FEMSA Mexico
  • Oracle Partner – Acclimation, Oracle Database Services for SAP customers
  • Oracle Partner – Delta Consulting, Oracle Database Services for SAP customers
  • Oracle Partner – All4IT Group, Implementation of Oracle Resources Manager
  • Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services (ACS) for SAP customers
  • Oracle Database Migration Technologies: A New Home for Your Data
  • Oracle Sun Collateral Reference List
  • Oracle Partner – IS4IT, Oracle Database Services for SAP customers

Don't miss it! You can download it here


Specialization Update – New Program Enhancement, June 2012

Specialization Update – New Program Enhancement, June 2012

In June 2012, Oracle will launch a redesign to our Specialization Program.  

  • The program will be redesigned to appropriately recognize product versions.
  • When the suite of products within a Specialization has significantly changed product versions (e.g., Database 11g to Database 12c) a new Specialization will be created. 
  •  Partners will be expected to migrate to the newest product version within one year of the version launch date.
  • Partners maintaining the most current product version Specialization will receive Specialization benefits and their Specializations will count towards meeting Platinum and Diamond membership criteria.

Learn more here.


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