Tuesday Jul 30, 2013

Top Exastack ISV Headlines: eMeter

eMeter, a Siemens Business demonstrates ability to scale to 50 million meters to provide utilities of any size with risk-free growth.

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Monday Jul 29, 2013

Oracle Engineered Systems eBook Now Available

This new eBook "Engineered for Extreme Performance", acts as a guide to Oracle Engineered Systems, outlining the benefits of each system and providing insight on which system is best suited to a particular business challenge. It includes a brief, handy reference table on the inside cover, listing each of Oracle’s engineered systems and outlining how a customer might use it.

Saturday Jul 13, 2013

New: Database Storage for Dummies

Database Storage for Dummies – Get your copy today!  Inside, you’ll learn about the challenges of database storage management and how to address them with Oracle’s storage solutions. Get the information needed to help you:

  • Navigate storage choices
  • Optimize storage in database environments
  • Implement cost-saving features
  • Better protect your data


Oracle Database 12c Partner FAQ

Oracle Database 12c is here. This Partner FAQ provides a quick overview of the products to get your started.


Tuesday Jul 09, 2013

IDC research note on Oracle Database 12c

IDC has just published an Insight report on Oracle Database 12c, where they acknowledge that the new capabilities provided by the Oracle Database align very well with the key trends of (1) in-memory computing and (2) cloud computing, that are transforming the data management landscape.

Oracle has addressed both trends in a significant manner [via "heat map" automation to keep frequently accessed data in-memory, and Pluggable Databases (PDBs) that enable multitenancy for cloud computing]

The full research note can be accessed here.


Database Insider - July 2013 issue

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


Mark Hurd and Other Top Executives Dive into Oracle Database 12c

On Wednesday, July 10, please join Oracle President Mark Hurd, Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn, Vice President Tom Kyte, and other key Oracle executives and technical experts for a wide-ranging look at the innovations in Oracle Database 12c.
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Announcing Oracle Database 12c: The World's First Database Designed for the Cloud

Oracle is proud to announce the availability of Oracle Database 12c, which enables customers to quickly reap all the benefits of cloud computing with its groundbreaking multitenant architecture. Learn more about the world’s first database designed for the cloud.
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An Introduction to Oracle Multitenant

Patrick Wheeler, senior director, Oracle Database Product Management, joins host Markus Weber to give an overview of Oracle Multitenant, a new option available in Oracle Database 12c. Hear about different approaches to database consolidation, and how the new multitenant architecture simplifies consolidation. Gain an understanding of the architecture, its benefits, and the potential use cases for Oracle Database customers.

Monday Jul 08, 2013

Oracle Database 12c: Launch Webcast - Thursday, July 11, 2013

Join Oracle executives including President Mark Hurd, Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn, and Architect Tom Kyte for an introduction to the world’s first database designed for the cloud—Oracle Database 12c.

Attend the Webcast to learn about Oracle Database 12c’s new multitenant architecture featuring pluggable databases. This innovative capability makes it easy to consolidate onto the cloud to reduce IT costs and complexity while improving quality of service. Be the first to learn how to:

  • Simplify database consolidation
  • Automatically compress and tier data
  • Improve database and application continuity
  • Redact sensitive data

And as an added bonus, hear Tom Kyte’s “Top 12 Features of Oracle Database 12c.”

Register today for the video Webcast, and see how these innovations, combined with major enhancements in availability, security, and big data support, make Oracle Database 12c the ideal platform for private and public cloud deployments.

Friday Jul 05, 2013

Database 12c Technical Training for Partners by PTS

See below the schedule for the Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow that will be delivered by PTS (Partner Technology Solutions) starting in September in a number of cities in EMEA.

More cities will be added to the list along the next weeks.

The Technical Briefing consists of 2-day technical sessions. It is targetted to technical staff of Oracle partners.

For registration contact your channel rep or your local Oracle Partner Enablement leader.

In the meantime remember that you can already start using the online material from the Oracle Database 12c Guided Learning Paths for Sales, Presales and Implementation Specialists.

Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow for Partners 

  • September 3-4, 2013: Utrecht, Netherlands
  • September 10-11, 2013: Baden-Dattwil, Switzerland
  • September 11-12, 2013: London, United Kingdom
  • September 17-18, 2013: Colombes, Paris, France
  • September 17-18, 2013: Prague, Czech Republic
  • September 17-18, 2013: Kista, Sweden
  • September 24-25, 2013: Munich, Germany
  • October 1-2, 2013: Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain
  • October 1-2, 2013: Moscow, Russia
  • October 7-8, 2013: Brussels, Belgium
  • October 8-9, 2013: Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, Italy
  • October 9-10, 2013: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • October 15-16, 2013: Dubai, UAE
  • October 22-23, 2013: Vienna, Austria
  • October 24-25, 2013: Warsaw, Poland
  • November 5-6, 2013: Istanbul, Turkey
  • November 12-13, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal
  • November 20-21, 2013: Dubai, UAE
  • December 11-12, 2013: Hertzliya, Israel

Wednesday Jul 03, 2013

Ovum report: Oracle Database 12c offers new take on multitenancy

Ovum has published a positive research note on Oracle Database 12c.

Ovum concludes that Oracle Multitenant will provide significant productivity and resource savings for Oracle customers considering database consolidation, on- or off-premise.

The multitenant features of Oracle Database 12c support not only cloud deployment, but also database consolidation.

Oracle has purchased electronic distribution rights to this research note and posted it to Oracle.com. The full research note can be downloaded here.  

Monday Jul 01, 2013

Oracle Announces General Availability of Oracle Database 12c, the First Database Designed for the Cloud

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – July 1, 2013

News Summary

As organizations embrace the cloud, they seek technologies that will transform business and improve their overall operational agility and effectiveness. Oracle Database 12c is a next-generation database designed to meet these needs, providing a new multitenant architecture on top of a fast, scalable, reliable, and secure database platform. By plugging into the cloud with Oracle Database 12c, customers can improve the quality and performance of applications, save time with maximum availability architecture and storage management and simplify database consolidation by managing hundreds of databases as one.

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