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.
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?
Located in the Netherlands, Impulse Info Systems specializes in providing IT solutions for healthcare companies who treat patients with mental disabilities and substance abuse issues, through a custom application called USER.
An Oracle partner for 22 years, Impulse Info Systems uses Oracle Database Appliance as a cloud-to-customer solution, which means Impulse remotely manages and maintains Oracle Database Appliance, allowing their customers to focus on their daily business.
I’m pleased to announce the release of the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.8. As always, we focused on improving code quality, security hardening as well as enabling new features. One area of interest and particular focus is new feature support for ARM servers. Over the last few months, we’ve seen a surge of patches from various ARM vendors that have collaborated on a wide range of updates from new drivers to architecture to security.
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. They employ more than 21,000 people that strive to enhance the health, wealth, and careers of a 110 million people worldwide.
An Oracle customer for many years, Mercer uses Oracle Database Appliance for its EasyEnroll health and benefit administration software product, which is used by 7.6 million people across the globe.
We asked Lead Database Administrator Kari Jacobs why Mercer chose Oracle Database Appliance.