September 19, 2017
After a round of layoffs to its Solaris division, it appears Oracle is phasing out its hardware portfolio and continuing to focus on the cloud.
April 26, 2017
With its openly stated operational remit of 'aggressive acquisitions' (albeit positively aggressive), Oracle is (very) arguably a firm known for buying, swallowing, acquiring those companies it ...
February 20, 2017
Cloud computing is built on the x86 processor, but don't forget RISC processors -- simple, yet powerful chips that still drive some of the data center's most important workloads.
April 21, 2016
Oracle patches 136 security flaws in various products and a number of vulnerabilities were rated more critical because of a switch to CVSS 3.0.
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With several updates to supported Linux OSes, how do you know which to run in your data center? This guide will help you make an informed decision. Continue Reading
Solaris is the computer operating system that Sun Microsystems provides for its family of Scalable Processor Architecture-based processors as well as for Intel-based processors. Continue Reading
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MongoDB database management system is designed for running modern applications that rely on structured and unstructured data and support rapidly changing data. Continue Reading
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Get expert tips and advice for making sure the switch to Oracle Solaris 11 goes as smoothly as possible, compiled from a session at OpenWorld 2013. Continue Reading
Read the differences between Logical Domains’ warm and cold migration to CMT servers and how to use the Logical Domains Physical to Virtual (P2V) tool and Configuration Assistant. Continue Reading
Learn what separates Logical Domains from other hypervisors and use this excerpt to find out all the relevant information for VARs on domain implementation and configuration. Continue Reading
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Each of the major Unix versions have been updated with useful new features recently. In this overview, get up to date on the features you should know about in the latest releases of IBM AIX, Hewlett-Packard's HP-UX and Oracle's Solaris. Continue Reading
Will Solaris on x86 survive the Oracle-Sun acquisition? With minimal market share and limited ISV support, combined with Oracle's investments in Linux, one expert says it's not likely. Continue Reading
Learn how to migrate Oracle from Solaris to Oracle 11g RHEL with the RMAN CONVERT command in this tip from an Oracle expert. Continue Reading