Oracle Announces Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2011 Keynote Lineup World’s Largest Technology Conference Showcases Hardware and Software Products Engineered for Innovation Redwood Shores, Calif. – September 29, 2011 News Facts Oracle today announced that Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison will kick off Oracle OpenWorld 2011, the world’s largest information technology event, with a keynote address outlining Oracle’s vision for engineered systems – hardware and software engineered to work together. Industry leaders from Cisco, Dell, EMC and Infosys, as well as senior Oracle executives, will also deliver keynotes during the five-day conference. This year’s keynotes will feature insights into industry trends,
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: Software Overview Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, the world’s first and only integrated middleware machine, dramatically surpasses alternatives and provides enterprises the best possible foundation for running applications. The need for enterprise IT organizations to provide next-generation cloud features such as elastic capacity while meeting ever more demanding performance and reliability requirements is driving demand for a new approach to infrastructure. Whether workloads are Web-based or thick-client, whether data-intensive or processing-intensive, whether homogeneous or highly heterogeneous, the key to success is hardware and software engineered together for performance, reliability, and scale. Building or using custom, special purpose
Database Services on a Private Cloud For database environments, the PaaS cloud model provides better IT services than the IaaS model. The PaaS model provides enough resources in the cloud that databases can quickly get up and running and still have enough latitude for users to create the applications they need. Additionally, central IT management, security, and efficiency are greatly enhanced through consistency and economies of scale. Conversely, with the IaaS model, each tenant must build most of the stack on their own, lengthening time to deployment and resulting in inconsistent stacks that are harder to manage. A private cloud
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Launch of the Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Just a few years back, everything from health records to appointment scheduling was accessed and updated by development and maintenance of some on-site technology in almost all the healthcare organizations. And now, of late, SaaS has emerged as a pattern changer and gained immense popularity in the health sciences sector leading to widespread use of cloud computing services. It has certainly spread its roots firmly in the health sector by reflecting a good number of unprecedented advantages. Oracle/Oracle Health Services Oracle has been the front-runner in health sciences with almost all big U.S.
Cloud Computing and Virtualization Cloud computing and virtualization are gaining momentum and are becoming a reality. But as companies virtualize their networks and move them into the cloud, what does the IT manager need to know in terms of optimizing and managing such networks? Or is this something that they can now outsource to the Service Provider? The reality is that many companies may initially run both cloud and physical network services – what’s the most efficient and user-friendly way to manage and optimize here? What actually needs to be managed and optimized? And what solutions are available? The trend
Is Consolidation Coming to Cloud Computing? In recent times, the biggest news in cloud computing has been Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) entry into the sector. And this entry is not a side business; the new CEO truly believes the company’s future lies in the cloud, going on record saying, “Everything that we do in the future will be delivered as a service.” (See: HP Declares Ambitious Plans in Cloud Computing Space). Now, HP is truly a big boy in the IT space, in fact the biggest boy among all the IT companies in terms of annual revenue (by market capitalization it’s a
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