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Oracle Sun servers, SPARC, storage, software, and networking products resources, news, and support articles.

Tales from the past – Overheated Datacenter

A long time ago in a datacenter far, far away….
It is a period of digital revolution.
Rebel Dot Com companies, striking from hidden basements and secret lofts,
have won their first fights against long-standing evil corporate empires.
During the battles, rebel geeks have managed to invent secret technology to
replace corporations old ultimate weapons,
such as snail mail and public telephone networks currently powering the entire planet.

Meet our Systems Product Development Team in Paris! June 10, 2015

Be a part of thinking about IT Transformation for the next
We invite you to this unique opportunity to meet with our
Product Development Teams across Oracle's Systems
portfolio:  Engineered Systems, SPARC and  x86, Storage
and Archiving Solutions, and Media and Entertainment with
Front Porch.

Virtual Compute Appliance X5-2 Demo Equipment Purchase Initiative

is pleased to announce that, for a limited time, Oracle VARs may
purchase Virtual Compute Appliance X5-2 units for demonstration purposes
at reduced price.

Solaris Running Mission-Critical Applications: Real Life Examples

The majority of Oracle’s top enterprise customers run their most
mission-critical applications on Oracle Solaris today.  Solaris is the
vehicle by which Oracle customers leverage the power of the SPARC
microprocessor - - delivering world-record performance, maximum
scalability, and continuous reliable service.  There are 113 examples of this on the Oracle customer & partner success portal.  Take a look!

Oracle pursues "datacenter core" with Virtual Compute Appliance

Matthew Eastwood of IDC points out that “Oracle's
Virtual Compute Appliance leverages a hardware and software stack that
Oracle has spent years of effort developing and optimizing”. Read the complete study here:

Comparing database replication features

It’s still a hot topic in my customer conversations: Should we use Oracle Data Guard or something else for providing disaster recovery?
I’ve written an explanation a while ago. Recently I also created a powerpoint slide comparing various features – in an attempt to be as unbiased as possible (I think I partly succeeded ;)

Reminder: Oracle EMEA Exadata, Manageability, Servers & Storage Partner Community Forum, 14th-16th April, 2015, Budapest, Hungary

Dear Partner,
In 2015 the Oracle EMEA Exadata, Manageability and the Servers and Storage Partner Communities will celebrate a single joint Community Forum. We are delighted to invite you to this event which will take place in Budapest, Hungary on April 14-16, 2015.

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