By Chris Kawalek-Oracle on Nov 21, 2014
We have a fantastic webcast coming up for you tomorrow: Building the Modern Cloud-Enabled Data Center. Featuring Oracle's Ken Crandall, the webcast will give you real world advice for designing and optimizing your data center with Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, Ksplice, Linux Containers, Docker, and more.
Building the Modern Cloud-Enabled Data Center
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
You'll also be able to ask questions during the webcast, so it's really a great opportunity to get expert opinions on these technologies and how they will fit into your environment. We hope to see you there!
- We released the official Docker images for Oracle Linux. No longer a tech preview, the Docker Engine and official Oracle Linux images are fully supported as part of Oracle Linux Basic and Premier support subscriptions.
- If you missed it last week, the Spacewalk client for Oracle Linux 7 was released. You can read more here.
- We had a great time at LISA14, with many of you getting to talk to our experts at the booth and attending Ken Crandall’s session on the modern, cloud-enabled data center. Here is a picture of a live Ksplice demo going on at the booth (yes, rebooting is obsolete!):
- We were also at the Linux Foundation’s Korea Linux Forum. Another great opportunity to answer your questions about Oracle Linux, our Oracle staff at the show told me there was a great response at the booth and our speaking session on Btrfs.
- The Oracle Linux November newsletter is out! It’s a great way to catch up on everything that happened this year at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, read about product releases over the last 8 weeks or so, and much more. You can read it online here, or subscribe so it arrives automatically in your inbox.
With increasing budget constraints and resource limitations, it’s becoming more and more important to leverage technological advances to squeeze as much value as possible out of your data center deployments. Innovative tools such as Ksplice, DTrace, Linux Containers, Docker, Spacewalk, and more, can help you to deploy and manage your deployments quicker and easier, increasing overall ROI. Join this November webcast series to learn how these technologies with Oracle Linux can streamline deployment and management of your critical IT systems.
Building the Modern Cloud-Enabled Data Center with Oracle Linux 7
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 9:00 am PST
Spacewalk and Ksplice: Keep Oracle Linux Systems Up to Date and Secure
Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Time 3:00 pm PST
Please note the 3:00 pm PST start time on this one to accommodate our friends in JAPAC. Replays will be available afterward if these dates and times are inconvenient for you.
Securitas Direct, a leading supplier of safety and security solutions in Spain, Europe, and Latin America, has chosen Oracle hardware and software as the backbone for its main connections and processing signals center. With the Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) solution, Oracle VM and Oracle Linux, Securitas Direct will be able to strengthen the quality of service, speed time to market for new products and services, and deliver an improved experience for its business and residential customers. Read more on how the Oracle solutions will allow Securitas Direct to manage as many as 100 million signals per day from different security devices.
Every year after Oracle OpenWorld, many of the slide decks become available for you to download. If you were at these sessions, it's great to have these PDFs for reference, and if you weren't able to go, or had sessions overlapping, you can read the slides and get a sense of the key points.
You can find the slides from the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Content Catalog. You can search for sessions that you'd like to download. Some good keywords are "Oracle Linux", "Oracle VM", "OpenStack", etc.
We'll see you next week!
We had a fantastic first full day of Oracle OpenWorld, with plenty of packed sessions, hands on labs, and lots of interaction at the Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase with OpenStack. Here are the highlights for day 2, be sure to catch these sessions if you can:
We'll also be available to talk all day in Moscone South booth 611 in the showcase area. We hope to see you!
SEP sesam – ONE backup and disaster recovery solution for heterogeneous environments of any size
SEP Corp has partnered with Oracle to deliver an all in one backup and recovery solution for heterogeneous enterprise environments. SEP's flagship solution, SEP sesam, uses its patented Multi-Streaming technology to facilitate unlimited simultaneous data streams to provide a high performance backup solution for demanding enterprises.
Oracle Linux and Virtualization Showcase with OpenStack located at Moscone South, booth #611
SEP Software Corp. Kiosk is located at SLX-009. The exhibition hall is open from September 29th to October 1st.
General Session: Oracle Linux—State of the Penguin [GEN7801]
Monday September 29, 2014 - 4:00 PM-4:45 PM
Get the latest information on Oracle Linux straight from the source!
Space is limited, so make sure you register for the session to secure your seat. You can use Schedule Builder to sign up, or if you’re already logged in, you should be able to click this link to go directly to the session and it to your personal Oracle OpenWorld agenda.
There are a number of other fantastic sessions that you should consider signing up for, too. There are three in particular featuring customers sharing their real world experiences that will be fantastic. Consider signing up for these:
There are several other sessions you can sign up for, too, as well as Hands On Labs and demos in the Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtualization with OpenStack Showcase. You can get all the info in the Oracle Linux Focus On Document.
We're very excited to see you at the show!
Is your business being challenged to quickly and rapidly deploy critical enterprise applications? Do you want to automatically provision entire application stacks instead of individual components? Imagine the advantages you can realize through integrated management of the complete IT stack including Oracle VM and the applications running inside the VM!
Fujitsu offers a broad portfolio of IT products and services, focusing on providing solutions to support the modernization of existing business systems, business innovations and social innovations.
Did you know that A10 Networks has solutions for data center optimization in the area of performance and security of your virtualized infrastructure supporting Oracle Linux and Oracle VM?
With the increased use of virtual servers and software defined network, there’s also an increase in network complexity. A10 Networks has developed the next-generation application networking solutions that are flexible and dynamic. Our partnership with A10 spans a number of years as well as across a number of Oracle product lines, with proven solutions for optimized architecture for Oracle customers deploying enterprise-grade solutions. Most recently, A10 Networks has certified A10 vThunder™ ADC on top of Oracle VM and tested an integration with Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux. The availability of the vThunder appliances for Application Delivery Controller provides Oracle customers with flexible and easy-to-deploy advanced services for their enterprise within a virtualized environment.
Scene & Be Heard Theatre session: Monday 9/29 at 11:30a.m-11:50a.m at Moscone South, booth #313
- an Alcatel –Lucent venture
Take the headache out of configuring and managing your networks with Nuage Networks’ Software Defined Network (SDN) solutions, supporting Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux.
“Nuage” is French for ‘Cloud”, a befitting name for a company whose solutions help customers in their transformation towards cloud IT. Its Software Defined Network (SDN) solution provides seamless management capabilities for virtualized and physical infrastructures, which include Oracle Linux. In addition to providing valuable SDN capabilities, Nuage Networks’ plug-in for Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux allow customers to make the most of their Oracle enterprise-grade solutions, while further enhancing their OpenStack environments.
If you have to deploy a new application in a couple of hours and you don’t have a couple of weeks to configure the network, Nuage Networks has a solution for you! Come visit with Nuage Networks at OpenWorld. Also, Amir Sharif, from Nuage Networks, will be hosting a theatre session at the Scene and Be heard theatre at OpenWorld, where he will share insights about “Making Fortune 500 clouds Possible with Policy-Driven SDN and OpenStack.” Scene & Be Heard Theatre session: Monday 9/29 at 11:00a.m-11:20a.m at Moscone South, booth #313
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