By Zeynep Koch-Oracle on Oct 26, 2012
WEBCAST: How did Oracle Linux Enable SEI to Save in Infrastructure
Costs and Improve Business Response
WEBCAST: How did Oracle Linux Enable SEI to Save in Infrastructure
Costs and Improve Business Response
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:
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.
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.
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.Mellanox talk about their solution 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
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:
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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
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.
A 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.
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).
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.
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.
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 delivers mainframe solutions software and software delivery tools with its Borland products. These tools are grouped under the following solutions:
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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.
Thanks for reviewing today's Partner spotlight. We will highlight new partners each day this week leading up to Oracle OpenWorld.
Are you looking for reasons to attend Oracle Openworld, how about below Oracle Linux sessions and hands-on-labs.
In this session, Oracle executives will discuss Linux strategy; the roadmap; contributions to the Linux mainline kernel; and what's in store for upcoming releases of Oracle Linux and the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel. Don’t miss this session.
Collaborating with the Linux community, Oracle engineers contribute to advancing Linux for mission-critical deployments. In this technical session, attendees will learn about the recent developments in Oracle Linux and the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel
Oracle is the only company that provides a complete Linux solution from applications to disk, fully optimized for Oracle hardware and software, with one-stop support. In this session you will hear from two customers that have successfully implemented Oracle Linux and saved 50 to 90 percent on Linux support costs as well as the reasons to switch to Oracle Linux.
This is one of our best attended sessions and most informative. In this best practices session, learn how to save time and money while preventing headaches and hassles. Discover expert secrets to get your Linux systems up and running (and keep them running), avoid common pitfalls, prevent problems, and circumvent known issues.
In this session, attendees will learn about how to easily deploy and install Oracle Linux systems using various technologies like Kickstart, Oracle Enterprise Manager OpsCenter, and Oracle VM Templates for applications on Linux. Additionally, the session will share useful Linux security tips and introduce utilities to help with hardening and securely operating an Oracle Linux system.
We also have a great session in Oracle Develop track:
Initially announced at last year's Oracle Openworld, DTrace for Oracle Linux is now available for the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R.2. In this session held by one of the engineers working on the DTrace for Linux port, you will learn how you can use this powerful and flexible framework in your development environment.
If you prefer to really have practical experience, don’t miss our two Hands-on-Labs where we will cover:
In this session you will be Installing and configuring Oracle VM VirtualBox, importing the Oracle Linux virtual appliance. You will then use the package management on Oracle Linux using RPM and yum. You will also be able to review Ksplice, zero downtime kernel updates that enable you to apply security updates, patches and critical bug fixes without rebooting.
In this session you will learn about storage management with LVM2, the Linux Logical Volume Manager, Btrfs, preparing block devices, creating physical and logical volumes, creating file systems on top of logical volumes, and resizing file systems dynamically. You will also practice setting up software RAID devices, configuring encrypted block devices.
You will also see Oracle Linux and Kpslice in the three demopods we will feature at Exhibition demogrounds. One in MySQL Connect and two in Oracle Openworld.
What more do you need to come to San Francisco?
Oh, I forgot to mention we also have great weather in fall..
LinuxCon Japan is the premiere Linux conference in Asia that brings together a unique blend of core developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts. It is designed not only to encourage collaboration but to support future interaction between Japan and other Asia Pacific countries and the rest of the global Linux community. The conference includes presentations, tutorials, birds of a feather sessions, keynotes, sponsored mini-summits. LinuxCon Japan will be showcasing Oracle Linux in following sessions, as well as Technology Showcase booth.
Wednesday, June 6:
2:00 pm - Btrfs Filesystems : Status and New Features, Chris Mason, Oracle, Room 502
Friday, June 8:
3:00 pm - State of Linux Kernel Security Subsystem, James Morris, Oracle, Room 502
5:25 pm - International/Asian Kernel Developer Panel that features Oracle's Chris Mason
Register to attend these great sessions.
Oracle will be at LinuxTag 2012 in Berlin Germany 23-26 May, 2012, will you?
LinuxTag has been held regularly for 15 years, longer than any other Linux fair in Europe. More than 200 free software projects and companies participate, more than in any other European Linux event. LinuxTag attracts nearly 12,000 visitors — an unrivalled record. Since its beginnings in 1995, visitors and exhibitors have valued the credibility and expertise behind LinuxTag.
During four days visitors of the fair and the congress can experience the open-source-trends. Collaboration and interesting business models are focused on under the slogan “Open minds create effective solutions”.
We will be there as a Bronze Sponsor, with several technical presentations as well as a booth. Come and visit us in Hall 7.2B, booth #253 to meet and discuss topics like Linux, Solaris, MySQL, Virtualization and Java with Oracle technical experts and to get a free Oracle Linux DVD. You also have a chance to win an Amazon Kindle Touch by entering our raffle at the booth!
Here are the sessions that Oracle speakers will be presenting:
JDK 7 Updates in OpenJDK
Speaker: Dalibor Topic (Oracle)
Wednesday, 23.05.2012, Europa II, 10:45-11:30
In this talk you'll learn how the JDK 7 Updates Project in OpenJDK works, and how to work within it, how to track changes, get your fixes in, and follow along as for example the Mac OS X Port gets integrated into future JDK 7 update releases.
OCFS2: Status and Overview
Speaker: Lenz Grimmer (Oracle)
Thursday, 24.05.2012, London, 10:00-10:45
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
Btrfs: Status and Overview
Speaker: Lenz Grimmer (Oracle)
Thursday, 24.05.2012, London (TBD)
This talk will give a technical overview over the Btrfs file system, its main features and recent developments. Attendees will get an impression of the features and capabilities and what sets Btrfs apart from existing Linux file systems.
Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM PDT
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