Oracle Systems Differentiating Features

Oracle at the Siemens PLM Connection in May - Stop By!

Once again Oracle will host an Oracle Booth in the Exhibitor Hall at Siemens PLM Connection 2017 - Americas.  This is the world's largest user-led Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) conference, and will take place May 08-11 in Indianapolis. This conference gives us a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with Siemens PLM users from around the world. As we did at last year's conference, we once again look forward to learning how we can help users get the best...

Sunday, March 26, 2017 | Oracle Systems Differentiating Features | Read More

Using large memory heap with Java 9

  Following their previous very successful JavaOne 2016 session "Java 9, the quest for very large heaps",  Antoine Chambille and our good friends at ActiveViam have put together a nice article entitled "What would you do if you weren't afraid of a terabyte Java heap?" They even made a video explaining all this. Very cool, thanks Antoine!          

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Oracle Systems Differentiating Features | Read More

More Evidence of SPARC Offering Best Encryption Performance

We note today the publishing of a new Wikibon report that shows that Oracle SPARC is significantly less expensive for encrypted database workloads than the competition. Talk about a performance advantage!   Just look at all the data in the paper.   Wikibon says “The best performance is shown in the Oracle T7 technology, which is 15% faster than the IBM Power8 system, and over 100% greater than the Intel-based systems.” Comparing to x86? “The use of the encryption engine on the...

Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Oracle Systems Differentiating Features | Read More

Listen to John Fowler speak about Oracle SPARC and Oracle Solaris

For those Oracle Systems partners and customer who asked about SPARC and Solaris, here's an update from EVP John Fowler himself. Click on John's smiling face for the video.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Oracle Systems Differentiating Features | Read More

Solaris: Still Compatible After All of These Years

With apologies to Paul Simon... The Oracle Solaris Binary Compatibility Guarantee has been extended through the year 2021. ISVs deploying on Oracle Solaris can continue to count ontheir applications working across new releases for at least the next five years. Within our team (Systems Cloud Applications Engineering), we know of several programs which have run without recompilation since Solaris 2.4 days (and we've stories of others from even farther back!). What? You've not...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Oracle Systems Differentiating Features | Read More

Of Solaris, SPARC and Exaggerated Reports

"The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." -- Mark Twain We've been hearing a lot of talk about the demise of Solaris and SPARC recently. It's not at all remotely true, and you can rest assured that Oracle's commitment to both remain strong and focused going forward. There's a lot of work going into both SPARC and Solaris as this blog entry is being written, promising new and ongoing support for a very long time to come.  To wit: Oracle today announced the move to...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Oracle Systems Differentiating Features | Read More

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