John Fowler Video Interview.. Committing to Oracle's SPARC+Solaris Future Roadmap

 In case you had ANY doubts regarding Oracle's commitment to continuing the SPARC + Solaris Innovation, both on-site and in the Oracle Public Cloud...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Cloud Architecture and Implications | Read More

Oracle makes Commitment to SPARC and Solaris Futures with New Roadmap and Continuous Delivery Model !

This month Oracle released it's latest and most pronounced Commitment to SPARC and Solaris with it's latest Roadmap . Key points and considerations : Just as Apple and Microsoft have both decided, Oracle will proceed from this point using a Continuous Delivery Model for it's Solaris OS. - Microsoft has stated that Windows 10 is the last consumer desktop version number. http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2015/05/08/microsoft-windows-10-last-windows/#66c42d3268de- Apple's...

Friday, February 3, 2017 | Cloud Architecture and Implications | Read More

What does sys_diag v8.3 offer ?.. The Easiest, most Complete, Automated Solaris Performance Profiling and Workload Characterization tool..

__________________________________________________________  The following is an excerpt from the full sys_diag_Users_Guide.pdf which gives ahigh level overview of the sys_diag capabilities and command line arguments // usage examples. I've created this over many years to automate and reduce the amount of time it takes to gather and correlate system data for conducting off-site (remote) Performance/Configuration/Consolidation.. or other forms of Architectural Analysis.  With...

Saturday, January 14, 2017 | Performance, Economics of Scalability, and Capaci | Read More

"Linux Insecurity = 1 Vulnerability from Devastation !!".. as the Containers Summit/FOSS Emcee noted !!

The following Interview with the creator of Dtrace .. Bryan Cantrill Re: his new role and the current state of FOSS, Docker, and the Linux landscape (he was the emcee of the Containers Summit) .. very enlightening ! : The following is an excerpt from this year's 2016 Containers Summit (note that SmartOS is an OpenSolaris distribution) :https://www.infoq.com/news/2016/03/containers-summit-nyc : Everybody talks about container security. Is the fear that a rogueapplication or...

Saturday, September 10, 2016 | Cloud Architecture and Implications | Read More

Oracle SPARC S7 CPU's / Servers Announced.. Beat Intel's Best x86 on PRICE PERFORMANCE !!

In case you missed the press release, Oracle is now on track to capture and compete head-to-head with x86 with the world's most efficient small 1U (1-2 CPU) scale out servers !!  (priced linearly, vs the competition.. just as SPARC / Solaris scales Linearly, Unlike the Competition !) https://www.oracle.com/corporate/pressrelease/sparc-s7-062916.html Yes folks, the boomerang-effect and realization for datacenters to once again look to SPARC/Solaris for the best performing, most...

Friday, July 1, 2016 | Cloud Architecture and Implications | Read More

What's New in Oracle Developer Studio 12.5 ?.. flagging "Unsafe Code!"

Do you want to increase your Application Performance on Solaris or Linux by 450%  vs. GCC.. !?? .. 700% Faster parsing than Eclipse !?  .. supporting C, C++, Fortran, Java & Scala Apps .. with GNU compatibility !? ? How about an IDE that identifies and flags "Unsafe Code" !?? (yes, ODS 12.5 does just that, in addition to supporting the latest Oracle SPARC CPU SW-in-Silicon capabilities.  https://blogs.oracle.com//solaris/entry/oracle_developer_studio_12_5 Oracle Developer Studio...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | Enterprise Architecture, Business Strategy, and T | Read More
 

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