Thursday Apr 28, 2016

Unbeatable Scalability of SAP ASE on Oracle M7

Customer UZ Leuven finds SPARC to be the only suitable platform that meets their Application needs.

The SPARC M7 platform proved to be the only platform that could linearly scale up to 420 SAP ASE clients, while their Intel E7-8857v2 platform scaled to only 48 clients.  

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Friday Apr 22, 2016

WANTED: Outstanding Oracle Experts

The Call for Papers is now open for Oracle OpenWorld 2016, including the JavaOne conference.

This event in San Francisco (Sept 18-22) is literally the world’s largest gathering of Oracle customers, developers, and partners.

Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your expertise on all things Oracle with attendees eager to know what you know. 

Oracle Solaris 11.3 Preflight Checker - Come Fly With Me!

Consider a pilot deciding to fly a new airplane without knowing that it had been 100% tested to fly.

If you are a Solaris developer who is looking to leverage the security, speed and simplicity of Oracle Solaris 11.3, you need to make sure your application will perform well BEFORE lifting off the ground on that migration. That's where the Oracle Solaris Preflight Applications Checker tool comes in. 

Friday Mar 18, 2016

Increasing Security and Compliance for SAP Installations

Two great new white papers help increase the security and compliance of your SAP installations:

Friday Mar 11, 2016

#1 Content Storage Management Solution Acquired by Oracle - Now Available to Resellers

Oracle DIVArchive is the global leader in content storage management solutions operating on-premise and in the cloud, the company's purpose-built software employs the latest technologies to deliver truly flexible and scalable work flows for rich media (video, images, sound and graphics).

Learn more about Oracle's Digital Media Solutions and apply to resell here.

What's the BIG DEAL about Oracle's Software in Silicon DAX?

See this 5-minute video to learn why Oracle’s software in silicon Data Analytics Accelerators, commonly called DAX, are making such big news in the data analytics space today. DAX are a revolutionary Software in Silicon innovation on the SPARC M7 processor which dedicate co-processors to handle specific types of analytic operations that are common in big data analysis, Machine Learning algorithms, and Oracle Database In-Memory queries. They all see significant performance improvements with DAX! 

More AMAZING Results on SPARC T7

In this joint Oracle and MSC Software solution brief, Oracle’s T7 server with Solaris 11 is deployed to consolidate multiple instances of MSC's SimManager server, associated web application server, and a supporting instance of the Oracle Database 12c server, onto a single platform.

This demonstrated how a single T7 server can accomplish the work of a complex cluster of multiple x86 Lintel servers while achieving 75,000 simulations in a single day. 

Read more here.

SPARC T7 - Minutes to Seconds!

SPARC M7/T7 results are now coming in from our partners and the results are truly worth noting. Hangzhou New Century Electronic Technology Co. Ltd., located in Hangzhou, China, tested the powerful T7-2 server on their Tobacco Business Operations & Maintenance Platform. Net-net on the results: "Minutes to Seconds"

Tuesday Feb 16, 2016

You Are Invited! Join Us at the Next Oracle EMEA Infrastructure Partner Community Forum!

The 2016 Oracle EMEA Infrastructure Partner Community Forum will take place in Warsaw, Poland on April 12th - 14th, 2016.

This Forum is the yearly event for all members of the Oracle EMEA Exadata, Manageability, Server & Storage and Data Integration Partner Communities -- and for all partners interested in IT Infrastructure solutions and products.

Seats are limited so register now for the event

Thursday Feb 04, 2016

New CRM onDemand to Oracle Sales Cloud Migration Kit

The CRM OnDemand to Oracle Sales Cloud Migration Kit supports migration of a CRM OnDemand (CRMOD) Customer environment to Oracle Sales Cloud (OSC). This tool aims to ease the customer migration process with an emphasis on validations carried out at different stages before and after the migration. Learn more.

Friday Jan 22, 2016

EMC Networker Performance & Scalability with SPARC T5 Server

EMC Corporation (an OPN Platinum level partner) and Oracle have thousands of mutual customer installations worldwide who need a storage management suite which centralizes, automates, and accelerates data backup and recovery across their IT environment.

The EMC NetWorker software provides the power and flexibility to meet these challenges on Oracle SPARC servers.

A new white paper is now released which reviews how NetWorker takes advantage of the capabilities of the SPARC T5-2 server and performs better compared to previous SPARC or x86 platforms due to the T5-2 server's enhanced resources and capabilities. 

Read more here.

Tuesday Jan 12, 2016

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Ending January 8

  • NGDATA™, the customer experience management solutions company, announced that Belfius Bank, based in Brussels, has chosen NGDATA as part of its enhanced customer relationship initiative aiming to bring next-gen customer experiences to its Retail Client Bank. Belfius will utilize NGDATA’s Lily Enterprise solution to improve and enhance their customer relationships. 

Informatica Analytics on Oracle SPARC: Up-to 9X Faster with In-Memory DB

Oracle and Informatica have a very close working relationship and one of the recent results of this collaboration is the joint project done by Informatica and our Oracle ISV Engineering team to test the performance of Informatica software with Oracle Database 12c In-memory on Oracle SPARC systems. 

Find more on the amazing performance results of running Informatica Analytics on Oracle here.

Friday Jan 08, 2016

SPARC T7 Demo Equipment Purchase Initiative

Oracle is pleased to announce the new SPARC T7 DEP Initiative as part of the Demo Equipment Purchase Program. This initiative will extend reduced pricing on SPARC T7 demo units for VADs’ and VARs’ demonstration purposes. It also allows VADs and VARs to sell the demo configuration after a six month demonstration period. For program details VARs must contact their VAD. VADs can find details on the OPN DEP Program site.

Tuesday Dec 29, 2015

Oracle Solaris Studio 12.5 Beta General Availability

The Oracle Solaris Studio 12.5 Beta release is now available for download from OTN.

Oracle Solaris Studio delivers highly optimized compilers, advanced analysis tools and a multi-language aware IDE for easy development of fast, reliable and secure applications for Oracle Solaris and Linux operating systems. 

Key Customer Benefits: 

  • Increased application security with Oracle SPARC M7 Silicon Secured Memory integration and built-in security checking capabilities 
  • Latest language standard support, including C++14, C++11 and C11, and easy compilation of open source applications with improved GCC compatibility 
  • Performance optimizations for the latest Oracle systems and updates throughout the tool suite for creating faster applications.