In another 10 years, IT organizations will look back thoroughly amazed at the how digital innovation in the second decade of the millennium transformed business. Those working at companies that took advantage of new technology ideas to grow will look back on their IT-predecessors as pioneering heroes. Beleaguered programmers at companies that were too late to the show to stay ahead of the competition might wonder why the people who used to sit in their seats couldn’t—or, worse—didn’t do more to modernize their businesses.
One of the best things about the holidays is gathering with your family for a big holiday feast: to reflect on good times with loved ones and all our blessings. As 2016 has come to a close, I’d like to take a few moments to review some of the exciting happenings for Oracle’s family of engineered systems this past year.
The modern trend towards cloud-native apps seems to be set to kill hypervisors with a long slow death. Paradoxically, it is the massive success of hypervisors and infrastructure-as-a-service during the last 15 years that enabled this trend.
Stefano Stabellini provides an overview of the rise of containers and how hypervisors are co-existing and thriving in the era of containers. Read more here.
Last Tuesday, several months of preparation came to fruition in the inaugural Systems We Love. You never know what’s going to happen the first time you get a new kind of conference together (especially one as broad as this one!) but it was, in a word, amazing. The content was absolutely outstanding, with attendee after attendee praising the uniformly high quality.
Embedded systems become virtualized, IoT security concerns continue and the container community diversifies… What else will happen to the hypervisor and beyond in 2017? Two members of the Xen Project, Stefano Stabellini and James Bulpin, provide insight on where the hypervisor is going in 2017 and other virtualization and infrastructure trends to watch out for in this VMblog post.
Today’s guest post is from Christophe De Greve, a sales consultant for Oracle hyperconverged solutions in Benelux.
You may be wondering why I am talking about fruit and Oracle Database Appliance in the same sentence. Well, let me explain. Your Oracle Database is critical to your business so when deciding on a platform to run it, you want to make a solid choice. But, should you build your own system to run your Oracle Database or simply buy an Oracle Database Appliance?