Friday Oct 26, 2012

Building Cloud Infrastructure? Don't Miss this Webcast with SEI



WEBCAST: How did Oracle Linux Enable SEI to Save in Infrastructure

Costs and Improve Business Response

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM PDT


Using the Oracle technology stack, SEI, a leading provider of wealth management solutions, developed an innovative, global platform for its business. That platform is built on a highly integrated infrastructure, operating system, and middleware that allows the organization to scale with customer demand.

In this Webcast, join SEI’s Martin Breslin as he discusses:

  • Why and how SEI migrated from a mainframe-based infrastructure to an x86-based infrastructure on Oracle Linux
  • Why SEI chose Oracle Linux, Oracle Enterprise Manager, and Oracle Real Application Cluster for its platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment
  • How Oracle Linux enabled SEI to save costs and improve response time
  • Key success factors and lessons learned when deploying an enterprise cloud

Speakers:

Martin Breslin, Senior Infrastructure Architect, SEI Global
Monica Kumar, Senior Director, Oracle Linux, Virtualization and MySQL Product Marketing

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Friday Oct 19, 2012

Oracle is Sponsoring LinuxCon Europe 2012

Architecture is amazing in Barcelona but you will also be impressed with Oracle Linux sessions in LinuxCon Europe as well.  Oracle is one of the key sponsors in LinuxCon Europe and we have great sessions to show you why Oracle Linux is best for your "IT architecture"!

We also have a booth where you can pick up latest Oracle Linux and Oracle VM DVD Kit and Virtualization for Dummies booklet. Don't forget to visit us at technology showcase Booth #19.

Oracle Sessions at LinuxCon Europe 2012: 

1. Status of Linux Tracing - Elena Zannoni, Oracle

Tuesday November 6, 2012 13:20am - 12:05am

Venue: Rossini I


There have been many developments recently in the Linux tracing area. The tracing infrastructure in the kernel is getting more robust, with  the recent introduction of uprobes to allow the implementation of user  space tracing, and new features of perf. There are many tracing tools to choose from, including the newest kid on the block, DTrace for Linux.  This talk will take the audience through the main tracing facilities  available today whether more tightly integrated with the kernel code, or maintained stand alone.

2. OCFS2: Status and Overview - Lenz Grimmer, Oracle

Wednesday November 7, 2012 10:40am - 11:25am

Venue: Rossini I


OCFS2, Oracle's general-purpose shared-disk cluster file system for Linux has come a long way since its development started in 2003. Distributed under the GPL and part of the mainline Linux Kernel, it is also included in Oracle Linux and plays a vital role in products like Oracle VM, Oracle RAC or E-Business Suite. This presentation will provide a general technical overview as well as an update on the latest developments. Attendees will learn about the features and improvements that set OCFS2 apart from other Linux-based cluster file systems, including:

  • Heartbeat implementation: global vs. local heartbeats
  • Storage optimizations: Extent-based Allocations, Hole punching, Reflinks

3. MySQL Security Model and Pluggable Authentication - Kristofer Pettersson, Oracle

Wednesday November 7, 2012 1:50pm - 2:35pm

Venue: Rossini II

With an increasing security awareness among web and cloud developers, knowing how to secure your database from unauthorized or malicious access has become important. This talk explains the MySQL security model, pluggable authentication, new auditing features and rounds off with some pointers on how to securely integrate your database into your Linux web stack.

We look forward to seeing you in Barcelona, Spain on November 5-9, 2012.

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Friday Oct 12, 2012

It's an Oracle Linux Wrap: Oracle Openworld 2012

Are you still recovering from an amazing Oracle OpenWorld experience? 50,000 attendees had access to thousands of sessions, demos, hands-on-labs, networking opportunities, music concerts, and loads of fun. For the Oracle Linux team, this was a week full of many insightful sessions and customer interactions. In case you were unable to attend Oracle OpenWorld or missed some of content presented, here's a compilation of key session presentations, keynotes, and videos.

Go to the Oracle OpenWorld content catalog and access all the session presentations.

Oracle Openworld Keynote by Edward Screven

Oracle's commitment to Open Source by Edward Screven

Oracle Linux Interview with Wim Coekaerts

Making the most of mainline kernel by Wim Coekaerts

Why DTrace and Ksplice have made Oracle Linux 6 popular by W.Coekaerts

How partnership between Oracle Linux and Oracle Partners benefits Sysadmins by Michele Resta

Hugepages=Huge Performance on Oracle Linux by Greg Marsden

Benefits of Kpslice in your Linux Environment by Tim Hill

Oracle Linux, Ksplice and MySQL by Lenz Grimmer

We also hosted a successful Oracle Linux Pavilion with 11 of our key partners - Beyond Trust, Centrify, Data Intensity, Fujitsu, HP, LSI, Mellanox, Micro Focus, NetApp, QLogic and Teleran showcased their solutions for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. Here are some videos from the Oracle Linux Pavilion.

Centrify covers Oracle Linux solution they offer at Oracle Linux Pavilion

Mellanox talk about their solution at Oracle Linux Pavilion

Eric Pan covers Micro Focus products at Oracle Linux Pavilion

There's also collection of the keynotes and executive sessions as on-demand videos posted  here .

We hope you find this information useful and look forward to seeing at Oracle OpenWorld 2013!


ORACLE LINUX TEAM

Tuesday Oct 02, 2012

ORACLE OPENWORLD - DAY 3 LINUX SESSIONS and ICE CREAM SOCIAL

It had been two days of amazing sessions but we have more to come.  Day 3 will bring following sessions for Oracle Linux fans:

Wed, October 3rd:

  • Hands On Lab: Oracle Linux Package Management, 10:15am, Marriot Salon, 14/15 YB level
  • Hands On Lab: Oracle Linux Storage Management, 12:45pm, Marriot Salon, 14/15 YB level
  • Why Switch to Oracle Linux, 3:30pm, Moscone South #270

We also have a great Ice Cream Social to cool you down in this weather. Visit our Oracle Linux Pavilion, Moscone South #1033 between 1-2pm to see Partners that support Oracle Linux and Oracle VM and grab your ticket for an ice cream sponsored by QLogic.

We look forward to seeing you in these great events.



Monday Oct 01, 2012

DON'T MISS THE ORACLE LINUX GENERAL SESSION @ORACLE OPENWORLD

We have had great sessions today at Openworld but tomorrow will be even better. The sessions that you should not miss :

Tuesday, Oct 2nd :

General Session: Oracle Linux Strategy and Roadmap   10:15am, Moscone South #103  

Wim Coekaerts, Sr.VP, Oracle Linux and Virtualization Engineering will talk about what Oracle Linux strategy and what is coming in the next 12 months. This is one session you should not miss and people are already registering. Stop by to hear Wim and ask questions about Linux development

Top Technical Tips for Automatic and Secure Oracle Linux Deployments,  11:45am, Moscone South # 270

In this session, you will hear about deployment best practices and tips from Lenz Grimmer from Oracle and two Linux customers, Martin Breslin from SEI and Ed Bailey from Transunion talk about their experiences and insights

Why Switch to Oracle Linux?, 3:30pm, Moscone South #270

In this session you will learn why Oracle Linux is best for your enterprise. There will be an Oracle speaker and Mike Radomski from SUNY talk about why they chose Oracle Linux.

Please also visit the Oracle Linux Pavilion, Moscone South #1033 . If you stop by in one of our Partners booth you can be in the drawing for this beautiful, plush penguin.

See you all tomorrow.


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