Sunday Sep 30, 2012


Back by popular demand, Oracle will again host the Oracle Linux Pavilionat Oracle OpenWorld from October 1-3. The pavilion will be located in the Exhibition Hall at Moscone South, Booth 1033, next to the Oracle DEMOgrounds and Oracle Linux demopods. At the pavilion a select group of ISVs, IHVs, and SIs will showcase their products that have been Oracle Linux- and/or Oracle VM-certified. These certified products enable customer applications to run faster, thereby saving money.

Partners exhibiting their solutions in the Oracle Linux Pavilion include:
  • BeyondTrust: context-aware security intelligence for dynamic IT infrastructures such as cloud, mobile, and virtual technologies
  • Centrify: control, secure, and audit access to cross-platform systems, mobile devices, and applications
  • Data Intensity: cloud services and application management
  • Fujitsu: technology platforms, private cloud, services, ubiquitous and device solutions
  • HP: converged cloud, converged infrastructure, application transformation, and information optimization
  • LSI: intelligent solid-state storage solutions for breakthrough database acceleration
  • Mellanox: InfiniBand and Ethernet end-to-end server and storage interconnect solutions and services for data centers
  • Micro Focus: mainframe solutions, application modernization and development tools, software quality tools
  • NetApp: storage and data management
  • QLogic: high performance networking
  • Teleran: BI and data warehouse management solutions for Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Database

Be sure to pick up your free Oracle Linux and Oracle VM DVD Kit if you visit one of these partners.

And speaking of free, be sure to stop by for some cool treats, courtesy of sponsor QLogic:

  • Smoothie Bar on Monday, October 1 from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30p.m.
  • Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, October 3 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you at the pavilion.

Friday Sep 28, 2012

Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion Spotlight - Part IV

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Welcome to the final Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion Spotlight Part IV.  Two days left till the Big Show. You are gearing up. We are gearing up. You can feel the excitement.  We can feel the excitement. This. Will. Be. The. Best. Show. EVER.

See you at the Partner Pavilion (Moscone south # 1033) at Oracle OpenWorld.
- Oracle Linux / Oracle VM Team

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HP and Oracle are pleased to announce another Oracle Validated Configuration based on the ProLiant DL980 server. Many choose to deploy Oracle workloads on the ProLiant DL980 based on the cost/performance ratio they achieve running Oracle Linux Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. You can be confident that Oracle Validated Configurations based on ProLiant servers will help you achieve your most demanding performance goals.


The QLogic-Oracle partnership spans over 20 years resulting in the most comprehensive line of Oracle Linux I/O adapter technology. Interface options include Ethernet, Fibre-Channel, and FCoE. Host side connectivity is offered in both low profile PCIe and Express Module PCIe form factors. QLogic software drives are jointly qualified and “in-box” with Oracle Linux 5.x, 6,x and Oracle VM enabling simplified installation and management while simultaneously taking risk out of the solution. Bringing innovations such as NPIV, T10-PI, and intelligent caching adapter technology to the Oracle Linux environment further strengthens the QLogic advantage.

Oracle Linux PenguinA big thank you to all of our Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion participants. We - they- look forward to meeting you next week at Oracle OpenWorld. If you've missed our three previous Partner Spotlight's - here are the links: Part I, Part II, Part III

Thursday Sep 27, 2012

Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion Spotlight III

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Three days until Oracle OpenWorld 2012 begins. The anticipation and excitement are building. In today's spotlight we are presenting an additional three partners exhibiting in the Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion at Oracle OpenWorld ( Booth #1033).

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Fujitsu will showcase a Gold tower system representing the one-millionth PRIMERGY server shipped, highlighting Fujitsu’s position as the #4 server vendor worldwide. Fujitsu’s broad range of server platforms is reshaping the data center with virtualization and cloud services, including those based on Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.

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BeyondTrust, the leader in providing context aware security intelligence, will be showcasing its threat management and policy enablement solutions for addressing IT security risks and simplifying compliance. BeyondTrust will discuss how to reduce security risks, close security gaps and improve visibility across your server and database infrastructure.

Please stop by to see live demonstrations of BeyondTrust’s award winning vulnerability management and privilege identity management solutions supported on Oracle Linux.

Virtualized infrastructure with Oracle VM and NetApp storage and data management solutions provides an integrated and seamless end user experience. Designed for maximum efficiency to allow for native NetApp deduplication and backup/recovery/cloning of VM’s or templates. Whether you are provisioning one or multiple server pools or dynamically re-provisioning storage for your virtual machines to meet business demands, with Oracle and NetApp, you have one single point-and-click console to rapidly and easily deploy a virtualized agile data infrastructure in minutes.

So there you have it!  The third install of our Partner Spolight. Check out Part I and Part II of our Partner Spotlights from previous days if you've missed them. Remember to visit the Oracle Linux team at Oracle OpenWorld.

Wednesday Sep 26, 2012

Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion Spotlight - Part II

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As we draw closer to the first day of Oracle OpenWorld, starting in less than a week, we continue to showcase some of our premier partners exhibiting in the Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion ( Booth #1033). We have Independent Hardware Vendors, Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators that show the breadth of support in the Oracle Linux and Oracle VM ecosystem. In today's post we highlight three additional Oracle Linux / Oracle VM Partners from the pavilion.

Micro Focus

Micro Focus delivers mainframe solutions software and software delivery tools with its Borland products. These tools are grouped under the following solutions:

  • Analysis and testing tools for JDeveloper
    • Micro Focus Enterprise Analyzer is key to the success of application overhaul and modernization strategies by ensuring that they are based on a solid knowledge foundation. It reveals the reality of enterprise application portfolios and the detailed constructs of business applications.
  • COBOL for Oracle Database, Oracle Linux, and Tuxedo
    • Micro Focus Visual COBOL delivers the next generation of COBOL development and deployment. Itbrings the productivity of the Eclipse IDE to COBOL, and provides the ability to deploy key business critical COBOL applications to Oracle Linux both natively and under a JVM.
  • Migration and Modernization tooling for mainframes
    • Enterprise application knowledge, development, test and workload re-hosting tools significantly improves the efficiency of business application delivery, enabling CIOs and IT leaders to modernize application portfolios and target platforms such as Oracle Linux.

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When it comes to Oracle Linux database environments, supporting high transaction rates with minimal response times is no longer just a goal. It’s a strategic imperative. The “data deluge” is impacting the ability of databases and other strategic applications to access data and provide real-time analytics and reporting. As such, customer demand for accelerated application performance is increasing.

Visit LSI at the Oracle Linux Pavilion, #733, to find out how LSI Nytro Application Acceleration products are designed from the ground up for database acceleration. Our intelligent solid-state storage solutions help to eliminate I/O bottlenecks, increase throughput and enable Oracle customers achieve the highest levels of DB performance.

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Accelerate Your Exadata Success With Teleran.

Teleran’s software solutions for Oracle Exadata and Oracle Database reduce the cost, time and effort of migrating and consolidating applications on Exadata. In addition Teleran delivers visibility and control solutions for BI/data warehouse performance and user management that ensure service levels and cost efficiency.

Teleran will demonstrate these solutions at the Oracle Open World Linux Pavilion:

  • Consolidation Accelerator - Reduces the cost, time and risk ofof migrating and consolidation
  • applications on Exadata.
  • Application Readiness – Identifies legacy application performance enhancements needed to take
  • advantage of Exadata performance features
  • Workload Accelerator – Identifies and clusters workloads for faster performance on Exadata
  • Application Visibility and Control - Improves performance, user productivity, and alignment to
  • business objectives while reducing support and resource costs.

Oracle Linux Penguin Logo Thanks for reading today's Partner Spotlight. Three more partners will be highlighted tomorrow. If you missed our first Partner Spotlight check it out here.

Tuesday Sep 25, 2012

Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion Spotlight

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With the first day of Oracle OpenWorld starting in less than a week, we wanted to showcase some of our premier partners exhibiting in the Oracle Linux Partner Pavilion ( Booth #1033) this year. We have Independent Hardware Vendors, Independent Software Vendors and Systems Integrators that show the breadth of support in the Oracle Linux and Oracle VM ecosystem. We'll be highlighting partners all week so feel free to come back check us out.

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Centrify delivers integrated software and cloud-based solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems, mobile devices and applications by leveraging the infrastructure organizations already own. From the data center and into the cloud, more than 4,500 organizations, including 40 percent of the Fortune 50 and more than 60 Federal agencies, rely on Centrify's identity consolidation and privilege management solutions to reduce IT expenses, strengthen security and meet compliance requirements. Visit Centrify at Oracle OpenWorld 2102 for a look at Centrify Suite and see how you can streamline security management on Oracle Linux. 

  • Unify identities across the enterprise and remove the pain and security issues associated with managing local user accounts by leveraging Active Directory
  • Implement a least-privilege security model with flexible, role-based controls that protect privileged operations while still granting users the privileges they need to perform their job
  • Get a central, global view of audited user sessions across your Oracle Linux environment

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 "Data Intensity's cloud infrastructure leverages Oracle VM and Oracle Linux to provide highly available enterprise application management solutions.  Engineers will be available to answer questions about and demonstrate the technology, including management tools, configuration do's and don'ts, high availability, live migration, integrating the technology with Oracle software, and how the integrated support process works."  

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 Mellanox’s end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet server and storage interconnect solutions deliver the highest performance, efficiency and scalability for enterprise, high-performance cloud and web 2.0 applications. Mellanox’s interconnect solutions accelerate Oracle RAC query throughput performance to reach 50Gb/s compared to TCP/IP based competing solutions that cap off at less than 12Gb/s. Mellanox solutions help Oracle’s Exadata to deliver 10X performance boost at 50% Hardware cost making it the world’s leading database appliance.

Oracle Linux Penguin Thanks for reviewing today's Partner spotlight. We will highlight new partners each day this week leading up to Oracle OpenWorld.


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