Category Archives: Oracle

So you think you know Oracle?

Join us for an independent view of Oracle in 2015. We explore the developments, the technologies, the acquisitions and the future outlook during this half-day event.

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Post: May 28, 2015 by Q Associates

What is famously red, ridiculously fast and beautifully engineered?

If you’re running a mission critical Oracle database on somebody else’s hardware, then it may be time to consider the facts. Critical Oracle Software environments run most efficiently, effectively, economically and securely on an optimised Oracle Infrastructure.

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Post: February 18, 2015 by Q Associates


Topics: Blog, Oracle

Oracle Runs Best On Oracle

Still running mission critical Oracle on other hardware? If you’re running a mission critical Oracle database on somebody else’s hardware, then it may be time to consider the facts. Quite simply, critical Oracle software environments run most efficiently, effectively, economically and securely on optimised Oracle infrastructure. It’s what they do.

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Post: December 8, 2014 by Q Associates

Serious Storage for Database Lovers

Serious Storage for Database Lovers The ZS3 Storage Appliance provides the best integration with Oracle Database using features like Oracle Intelligent Storage Protocol and Hybrid Columnar Compression, making tuning and configuration that much easier and delivering exceptional database performance.

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Post: December 5, 2014 by Q Associates

Oracle unveils ZS3 Database Optimised Storage

What is Database Optmised Storage? What does it mean to IT professionals?

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Post: October 24, 2013 by Q Associates


Topics: Blog, Oracle

Oracle SPARC Servers

At the end of Sept 11, Oracle announced a new T-Series server family based on the new SPARC T4 processor. The new 8-core SPARC T4 processor has up to 5x better single threaded performance when compared to SPARCvT3 processors.

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Post: February 19, 2012 by Q Associates


Topics: Archive, Oracle, Servers

Protected: Oracle Event Presentations

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Post: November 14, 2011 by Q Associates


Topics: Archive, Events, Oracle

Oracle Embrace the Cloud

The world's second biggest software maker, Oracle Corp., aims to eschew big acquisitions and promote growth from within, relying on hardware sales and a new cloud-computing service to broaden use of its products.

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Post: October 10, 2011 by Q Associates


Topics: Archive, Oracle

Oracle bets on the Red Stack

Since the acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Oracle has focused heavily on developing a single, optimised infrastructure stack to deliver enhanced performance, manageability and economics to users of their software technologies.

Through extensive R & D and a number of key acquisitions, Oracle is actively challenging the notion that a single vendor cannot provide the complete application-to-disk [...]

Post: July 26, 2011 by Q Associates


Topics: Archive, Oracle

Oracle Expands Its Portfolio

Oracle have recently announced further expansion of the Sun Blade Portfolio for cloud computing and highly virtualised environments that deliver powerful performance and simplified management as tightly integrated systems.

Along with the SPARC T3-1B blade server, Oracle VM blade cluster reference configuration and Oracle’s optimised solution for Oracle WebLogic Suite, Oracle introduced the dual-node Sun Blade [...]

Post: March 18, 2011 by Q Associates