Monthly Archives: October 2011

Off-the-shelf Oracle database servers

Implementing mission critical enterprise database servers used to be a lengthy process. Configuring server hardware, implementing clustering, and making sure all of the software components are correctly patched and configured can be very time consuming. Oracle seems determined to change … Continue reading

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OpenWorld – Cadillacs, roach motels, and all things Larry

Every OpenWorld I have attended really revolves around two things – new product announcements, and a chance to see the legendary Larry Ellison perform to a huge audience. This year’s closing keynote didn’t disappoint on either count. Out of the … Continue reading

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Oracle OpenWorld 2011 – Day 1

It has been an exciting day at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 in San Francisco, which started formally today. The scale of the event is truly amazing. Oracle seems to virtually take over downtown San Francisco, delivering a bonanza to all of … Continue reading

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