Friday May 08, 2015

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT:Oracle Linux and Intel: The Power and Freedom to Innovate

Enterprise infrastructure based on Oracle Linux and the Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8800/4800 v3 product families delivers state-of-the-art performance and mission critical reliability, on a cost-effective and truly open platform. Building on over 20 years of collaboration between Oracle and Intel, the technology stack brings out the best of hardware and software that are engineered to work together.

IT organizations searching for ways to do more with less are implementing open-standards infrastructure based on Oracle Linux and Intel® Xeon® processors. As a single consolidation target to replace multiple technologies and Linux* variants, these systems offer a flexible, powerful platform for innovation that is based on highly optimized combinations of hardware and software building blocks.

Friday Sep 05, 2014

LENOVO: Partners Showcasing Their Solutions at Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtualization with OpenStack Showcase

This Friday and next three Fridays until Oracle OpenWorld, we will be featuring the Oracle Linux and Oracle Virtualization with OpenStack Showcase in our blogs. Our regular Friday Spotlights will resume in October after OpenWorld. The focus of this blog will be one of our key partners -  Lenovo.

Lenovo Next Generation Servers: Oracle Solutions For Mid-Market Customers

Lenovo is a leading server provider in key market segments such as retail, education, hospitality, and enterprise customers with distributed data centers. Many of these customers are running Oracle solutions on Lenovo deployments.  

In fact, through Oracle’s Hardware Certification Program, Lenovo’s full suite of rackmount systems, have been certified with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, providing customers with the assurance that the Lenovo and Oracle combined solution is a proven one. Furthermore, through Oracle’s Validated Configuration Program, customers benefit from the reliability of pre-tested and validated architectures, currently featuring Lenovo’s ThinkServer RD640 and RD430, with Oracle’s red stack consisting of Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware. 

In addition, this year’s Oracle OpenWorld offers a forum for Lenovo to announce some new and exciting news. Lenovo has been approved to move forward with the acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business, and other ancillary product lines. With this new acquisition, Lenovo will support Oracle Linux and Oracle VM on System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and maintenance operations. 

Come hear about Lenovo’s next generation servers, storage solutions, and the value of running Oracle software on Lenovo’s family of ThinkServer systems in these Scene and BeHeard sessions.  Visit Lenovo at Moscone South, Booth 611, Kiosk: SLX-022.

For more information, visit Lenovo’s Server & Storage website.

Friday Apr 01, 2011

Oracle Delivers Three New Validated Configurations

Oracle Validated Configurations enable easier, faster, and lower-cost deployment of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM solutions in the enterprise, by offering best practices via pre-tested, validated architectures that help improve the reliability of solutions.

Three new Oracle Validated Configurations are now available to speed the deployment of solutions based on Oracle Linux with Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel.

The three new configurations consist of Oracle Linux 5 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, Oracle Database 11gOracle Real Application ClustersOracle's Sun ZFS Storage 7420 appliance, and one of the following:

The latest Oracle Validated Configurations are available on the Oracle Technology Network.

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Wednesday Feb 23, 2011

Migrating from IBM AIX/DB2 Power systems to Oracle Technologies

If you are planning to migrate from  IBM DB2 on AIX Power Systems to more open and better-performing computing environment--one that offers enhanced flexibility, clustering, availability, and security, as well as lower maintenance than download this guide that outlines migrating to Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Linux running on Oracle's Sun Fire X4800 server.

This guide shows you how to:

  • Move sample applications with an IBM DB2 on an IBM Power System to Oracle Database 11g Release 2
  • Install Oracle Linux and Oracle Database Release 2 on the Oracle's Sun Fire X4800 server
  • Migrate user databases from the IBM Power System to Oracle's Sun Fire X4800 server



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