Monday Apr 22, 2013

Solaris Technical Day on the 23rd May in Vienna

Update: the registration link is live!

What is the best way to directly exchange information with your fellow engineers running UNIX platforms or applications thereupon? In our opinion it is a face-to-face chat by a conference-coffee or by an after-conference beer. To enable this kind of less formal technical information exchange we set up a technical event, the Solaris Day 2013 in Vienna

We invite customers, partners, SystemEngineers, DBAs, ApplicationEngineers, to join us on the 23rd May, in Vienna in the Urania to review past, present and future Solaris technologies, discuss real-world customer usecases, learn about the ways Solaris features are utilized in different scenarios. 

What do you need to know?

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Sunday Apr 21, 2013

What is the best platform to run your Oracle Database on?

As a Systems Consultant I am often faced with the following question: What does Oracle recommend as the best platform to run the Oracle DB in large enterprise environments on? Is the Exadata DB Machine the recommended platform? Are SPARC/Solaris servers the way to go? Or should customers consolidate on SPARC SuperCluster setups? 

...at this point customers look me deep into the eyes, and ask the critical question: What does Oracle actually recommend?
The answer usually perplexes them, for I say every time: "It depends."  [Read More]

Thursday Apr 18, 2013

Due to popular demand: the SPARC and Solaris videos/infographics

I had many enthusiastic discussions about the old and new Solaris and SPARC features where I mentioned and promised linking the 25 years SPARC / 20 years of Solaris videos infographics. Here we go: 

You can find the Solaris Infographic here: http://www.oracle-downloads.com/solaris20info/

...and here's the video to it:[Read More]
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