Artikelen gelabeld: Oracle

Looking back and forward


I have been enjoying a short holiday in which I decided to totally disconnect from work for a while and re-charge my battery. So while many bloggers and authors in our industry were making predictions for 2013, I was doing some other stuff and blogging was not part of that [...]

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 [...]

The EMC Oracle Joint Escalation Center


EMC and Oracle have supported each others products since 1995 and both spent millions of dollars in making them work together. EMC actually became famous in the late nineties because of our “Guilty until proven innocent” support mentality. We are known for the first company to give meaning to the [...]

Oracle Exadata X3 Database In-Memory Machine: Timely Thought...


Reblogged from Kevin Closson's Blog: Platforms, Databases and Storage: Oracle Exadata X3 Database In-Memory Machine – An Introduction On October 1, 2012 Oracle issued a press release announcing the Oracle Exadata X3 Database In-Memory Machine. Well-chosen words, Oracle marketing, surgical indeed. Words matter. Games Are Games–Including Word Games Oracle didn’t issue a press release [...]

Stop Idling – Start Saving


One of my missions is to help customers saving money (Dirty Cache Cash). So considering the average enterprise application environment, I frequently ask them where they spend most of their IT budget on. Is it servers? Networks? Middleware? Applications? Turns out that if you look at the operating cost of an [...]