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Oracle, VMware and sub-server partitioning


Last week (during EMC world) a discussion came up on Twitter around Oracle licensing and whether Oracle would support CPU affinity as a way to license subsets of a physical server these days. @sam_lucido @EMCOracle @CacheFlush is #VMware and accepted hypervisor for #oracle hard partitioning these days? thought they weren't— Andre [...]

TheCube interview EMC World 2014


Being interviewed yesterday at EMC World 2014 by Wikibon and SiliconAngle. Enjoy! Update: You can find a report of the interview here: Best Practices for Putting Your Oracle Database into the Cloud Filed under: Oracle, Performance, Virtualization Tagged: EMC, license, oracle, performance, VMware

Getting the most out of your server resources


As an advocate on database virtualization, I often challenge customers to consider if they are using their resources in an optimal way. And so I usually claim, often in front of a skeptical audience, that physically deployed servers hardly ever reach an average utilization of more than 20 per cent (thereby [...]

VMware is really expensive


A while ago somebody forwarded me a research paper from an “independent” research firm in which the cost of VMware and Oracle VM were compared. Interesting! Now you might wonder why, as someone working for EMC, I would care about such comparisons. Why would I be bothered by VMware in the [...]