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Exadata Servers Play Role in Oracle's Cloud Growth

Oracle reports first quarter revenue of $8.6B, as the company gears up to announce a new version of its namesake database next week.

Tags: Oracle, Oracle Exalogic, Oracle Cloud, Exadata, Cloud, Oracle Database, quarterly earnings

Top 10 Enterprise Database Systems to Consider in 2016

Got data, big or small? Need a database server, on-premises or in the cloud? Chances are you'll be considering at least one of these leading enterprise database systems to meet your needs.

Tags: Amazon SimpleDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, database, Top 10, PostgreSQL, SAP, SQL Server, database management, IBM DB2

Top 10 Linux Server Distributions of 2016

The Top 10 Linux server operating system distros ranked by ease of use, cost, available support and data center reliability.

Tags: Ubuntu, Oracle, Linux server, linux server distro, Linux servers, Linux server distributions, best linux server, Debian, Red Hat

Oracle Cloud Machine Abstracts Cloud Servers

Oracle brings cloud servers on-premises with the new Oracle Cloud Machine.

Tags: private cloud, Oracle Cloud, server hardware, cloud servers, Oracle, on-premises

Oracle Hardware Revenues Continue to Slip in 3Q16

The impact of the cloud on Oracle's business is now obvious.

Tags: Oracle Cloud, Cloud, server hardware, server revenue, Oracle

Top 10 Virtualization Technology Companies for 2016

Containers may be stealing the headlines these days, but server virtualization software technology still dominates the data center. Check out ten virtualization vendors that deliver the best virtualization software solutions today.

Tags: VMware vSphere, Huawei, containers, Parallels, containerization, virtualized infrastructure, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, virtualization, Red Hat, Citrix, Hyper-V, KVM, VMware, Oracle

Oracle Hardware Revenues Decline as Cloud Grows

More than ever, the future of Oracle's success is tied to the cloud.

Tags: Oracle, revenues, Oracle Cloud, cloud support, PaaS, Cloud, SaaS, Oracle Database, earnings report

Oracle Puts Software in SPARC M7 to Improve Security, Performance

The new Silicon in Software initiative embeds data in memory security and data encryption functions onto the M7 processor.

Tags: servers, SPARC M7, in-memory database servers, processors, data security, data encryption, Oracle

Oracle Puts OpenStack into Docker Containers

New approach is aimed to make it easier to install a cloud.

Tags: Oracle, open source, Oracle OpenStack, containerization, OpenStack Cloud, Oracle Linux, docker, OpenStack, containers

Linuxcon: The Changing Role of the Server OS

Oracle's top Linux engineer details how containers are changing the world, and why containers themselves still need to change.

Tags: Oracle, container, containers, LinuxCon, Linux, servers, server os, containerization

Top 10 Linux Server Distributions of 2015

The Top 10 Linux server operating system distros ranked by ease of use, cost, available support and data center reliability.

Tags: Oracle, linux server distro, distro, RHEL, Linux, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, Linux server

Top 10 Enterprise Database Systems to Consider in 2015

Got data, big or small? Need a database server, on-premises or in the cloud? Chances are you'll be considering at least one of these leading enterprise database systems to meet your needs.

Tags: database management, MySQL, database, Oracle, Top 10

Dell Aims Four-Socket R930 Server at Unix Market

Company officials say the newest PowerEdge server will give organizations an alternative to Unix servers from the likes of HP, IBM and Oracle.

Tags: Dell, data storage, Intel, IBM, HP, Unix server, Oracle, Lenovo, SSDs, In-memory database, x86 servers, database

Fujitsu Boosts Performance of Its M10 Servers

The vendor said faster SPARC64 X+ chips will help the M10-1 and M10-4 servers, jointly developed with Oracle, increase performance by 30 percent.

Tags: Unix operating system, big data analytics, internet of things, Oracle, Fujitsu, data center infrastructure, servers, processors

Global Integrated Systems Market Grows to $9.4 Billion in 2014

Converged compute, storage and networking systems continue to gain traction in enterprises.

Tags: Exadata, IDC, Exalogic, converged systems, HP, Oracle, integrated systems

Oracle Goes After Cisco UCS, with the 'Whole Megillah'

Oracle aims to compete on price, but Cisco isn't worried.

Tags: Cisco, servers, server hardware, Cisco UCS, Oracle, Oracle Database, Engineered Systems, IBM

Oracle Accelerates to the Cloud

Oracle server hardware sales on the rebound, but the real driver of growth is in the cloud.

Tags: earnings report, earnings, SaaS, Cloud, Oracle, servers, server hardware, PaaS, Oracle Exalogic, IaaS

AMD to Demo Hadoop Running on ARM-Based Server

The demonstration will show the maturity of the ecosystem around the 64-bit ARM architecture as it moves into the data center.

Tags: SoC, IT infrastructure, HP, Hadoop, Java, AMD, Applied Micro, ARM processors, ARM server, big data, Oracle

Oracle Announces SPARC M7 with Security, Performance Enhancements

Integration with Database and Java development teams leads to new server CPU innovations.

Tags: database, Java, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, server hardware, SPARC M7, servers, SPARC

Oracle Launches New x86 Servers

The Intel-powered X4-4 and X4-8 include Oracle's elastic computing capabilities to dynamically adapt to workload needs.

Tags: Xeon E7 v2, cloud computing, database, Exadata, Exalogic, Intel, data storage, Oracle, enterprise apps, x86 servers, processors, IT infrastructure

Oracle Embraces OpenStack in Solaris 11.2

Latest version of Oracle's Unix operating system provides cloud, SDN and traditional operating system enhancements.

Tags: OpenStack, Cloud, Unix, cloud computing, Solaris 11, Oracle

Oracle Server Business Shows Signs of Growth

Larry Ellison claims he's regularly beating IBM for big server deals as Oracle Engineered Systems take off.

Tags: EMC, servers, Exalogic, IBM, Oracle, Oracle Exalogic

Xen 4.4 ARMs for Virtualization, Adds SPICE

The open-source Xen project continues to prosper as a Linux Foundation collaboration project.

Tags: virtualization, Cloud, cloud computing, Linux, Oracle, Linux Foundation, Xen, xen 4.4, Xen Hypervisor

Linux Kernel Patching Gets Dynamic

Oracle, SUSE and Red Hat have now all launched efforts that promise zero-downtime patching. How do the three approaches differ?

Tags: Red Hat, server operating system, server os, SUSE, Linux, Linux server, Oracle, kernel

HP Tops Slow-Growing Server Market in Q4 2013: Gartner

IBM, which is selling its x86 server unit to Lenovo, saw large declines in both server revenue and shipments, the analyst firm says.

Tags: hyperscale, IT infrastructure, Cisco Systems, Huawei, IBM, Oracle, Fujitsu, Dell, HP, servers, server virtualization

Oracle Updates Exalogic and Exadata Engineered Systems

Oracle boosts compute performance and storage capacity in the latest generation of Exa-Class systems.

Tags: Oracle Exalogic, compute, servers, Exalogic, Oracle, Exadata

Oracle Updates Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Linux Servers

Latest Linux kernel from Oracle provides updated features and support.

Tags: Oracle Linux, UEK, RHEL, Linux server, Oracle, Red Hat, Linux kernel

Oracle Unveils Big Memory Machine to Support In-Memory Databases

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison kicks off OpenWorld with new hardware and software releases.

Tags: data center, servers, database, Oracle, SPARC, M6-32, In-Memory, In-memory database

ZS3 Series Storage Appliances Debut from Oracle

The new zettabyte file system-based storage systems offer the option of running without Oracle servers or software.

Tags: servers, Oracle Exalogic, Storage Appliances, Oracle, ZFS

A Sunny Outlook for All in Microsoft and Oracle's Cloud Partnership?

With the two companies teaming up on the cloud in what looks to be a win-win deal, who then stands to be the big loser?

Tags: virtually speaking, VMware, public cloud, server virtualization, cloud computing, Cloud, Microsoft, Oracle

Oracle Linux Gains Momentum

With over 11,000 deployments on non-Oracle hardware, Oracle Linux is powering ahead.

Tags: Oracle Linux, RHEL, Linux server, Linux, Red Hat, Oracle

Oracle's New SPARC SuperCluster T5-8 Includes Intel Xeon

While most of Oracle's Engineered Systems run on Intel x86 with Linux, the new SuperCluster is the exception to that rule, running on Solaris and using both SPARC and Intel.

Tags: Oracle, servers, Intel Xeon, Exadata, sparc supercluster, Exalogic, SPARC

Oracle Exa Systems Grow Amidst Overall Hardware Decline

Oracle's overall hardware business continues to slip, but its Engineered Systems are headed in the right direction.

Tags: Oracle Database, quarterly earnings, Oracle Exalogic, servers, Oracle, Exalogic

What's Next for IBM Power? [VIDEO]

IBM Server Chief talks about Linux and takes aim at Oracle SPARC.

Tags: SPARC, IBM Power System, Oracle, IBM Power Series, Linux, POWER7+, Power7, IBM

Big Blue Strikes Back Against Oracle SPARC Power Claims

Whose systems are faster: Oracle's SPARC or IBM's Power?

Tags: Power 8, IBM Power Series, POWER 7, servers, SPARC, IBM, Oracle, IBM Power System

Oracle Accelerates Servers with New T5 and M5 SPARC Lines

Oracle updates its high-end and mid-range portfolios of SPARC server chips and systems.

Tags: SPARC, servers, M5, T5, Oracle, Server Market

Oracle's Server Woes Hit the Bottom Line

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison reveals new SPARC processor set to debut next week.  Will it help lead a hardware turnaround?

Tags: SPARC, Sun, Oracle, Exalogic, servers, Exadata, quarterly financials

Sun Pays Off for Oracle as Q2 Earnings Grow

With solid returns in for the second quarter, Larry Ellison is ready to call the purchase of Sun the best acquisition his company has ever made.

Tags: Oracle, server, x86 servers, servers, Sun Microsystems, acquisition, Sun

Solaris 11.1 Improves Performance for Oracle Workloads

New Solaris features will help to enable Oracle's cloud database.

Tags: Solaris 11, cloud database, Solaris, Oracle, Cloud, Oracle Database

Oracle Solaris 11.1 Updates Unix for SDN and the Cloud

Oracle improves Solaris performance and cloud capabilities while also addressing the market trend towards Software-Defined Networking.

Tags: Cloud, cloud computing, Unix, SDN, Software-Defined Networking, Solaris 11, Oracle

Oracle Debuts Exalogic X3-2 Server

The company updates its business application server platform with Intel Sandy Bridge processors and a whole lot of RAM.

Tags: servers, server, application server, Exalogic, Oracle

Oracle Pushing Forward on Linux and Solaris

Wim Coekaerts explains how Oracle's Linux team works in the post-Sun acquisition era alongside Solaris.

Tags: Oracle, server os, servers, Solaris, Linux

HP Wins Oracle App Support for Itanium Servers

Oracle plans to appeal a court ruling that will force it to continue to support HP's Itanium servers.

Tags: Oracle, Itanium, servers, x86 servers, HP, server

Oracle Updates Its Exalogic Servers

Software updates in the new Exalogic servers boost virtualization options for the Oracle engineered systems.

Tags: Oracle, IaaS, OracleVM 3.0, servers, Exalogic, virtualization, Oracle Exalogic

The Oracle Cloud Has Arrived

He may have made fun of the term "cloud" back in 2009, but today Larry Ellison is singing a different tune.

Tags: Oracle, Oracle Cloud, Cloud, cloud computing, social CRM

New Version of Oracle VM Server for x86 Improves Storage Availability

Release 3.1 of Oracle VM Server for x86 offers enhanced ease of use for virtualization administrators and improves storage availability.

Tags: Oracle, Oracle VM Server, Virtualization Management, Oracle VM, virtualization, server virtualization, Cloud

Oracle Enhances Desktop Virtualization, Expands Storage Options

Improvements to Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Sun Ray server software offer a broader range of storage options.

Tags: Oracle, Storage, virtualization desktop infrastructure, virtualization, Sun Ray, software, VDI

Oracle x86 Servers Buying Guide

Oracle continues to invest in the abundant x86 intellectual property it inherited from Sun Microsystems, and with its latest x86 server releases the company is positioning them even more prominently.

Tags: x86 server, Oracle, x86, server, virtualization, middleware

Oracle Accelerates Linux With Unbreakable Linux Kernel 2

Oracle moves to Linux 3.0 and adds full support for the next-generation Btrfs filesystem.

Tags: Oracle, Linux kernel

The 7 Best Servers for Linux

Shopping for a new Linux server isn't as easy as you might think. Here's a round-up of what's available for those of you who want to dance with the penguin.

Tags: PogoLinux, penguin, IBM, Linux server, Dell, HP, Oracle

Oracle SPARC Server Buying Guide

Oracle recently introduced a new line of SPARC servers and a SPARC SuperCluster based on its brand new T4 chip. Here's a rundown of the new product offerings.

Tags: SPARC, Oracle, sparc supercluster, t4 chip

7 Blade Server Solutions to Transform Your Data Center

Boost your virtualization, private cloud or database-backed computing with these new blade servers. You'll save space, power and deployment headaches with high-density blade servers from your favorite manufacturers.

Tags: IBM, HP, Cisco, Dell, server blade, SuperMicro, server hardware, Oracle

Oracle Brings WebLogic 12 to the Cloud

First major release of Java middleware server in two years, advances scalability, Java EE 6 and Java SE 7 features.

Tags: middleware, cloud computing, WebLogic, Java, Java EE, Oracle

IDC: Worldwide Server Revenues Sluggish but Still Up

The third quarter marked the slowest quarterly growth rate for servers worldwide since the first quarter of 2010, according to IDC. Among global vendors, IBM was the big winner, picking up enough share to pull even with HP.

Tags: server revenue, IDC, x86 server, IBM, server shipment stats, mainframe, HP, Dell, Fujitsu, Linux, Oracle

Gartner: Server Shipments, Revenue Up in Third Quarter

The research firm says worldwide server shipments and revenues were up in the third quarter of 2011, driven primarily by Asia/Pacific and Eastern Europe.

Tags: server revenue, Gartner, HP, IBM, Oracle, server shipment stats

Oracle Debuts Solaris 11

First Unix release from Oracle now officially available, delivering what Oracle execs call, the world's first Cloud OS.

Tags: Oracle, Unix, Solaris

Oracle Previews Upcoming Solaris 11 and Oracle Linux Changes

At last week's Oracle OpenWorld, the OEM offered a glimpse at upcoming changes for Solaris 11 and the Oracle Enterprise Kernel for Linux.

Tags: Solaris 11, OpenWorld, Solaris, Oracle, Unbreakable Linux

Oracle Supercluster Pushes SPARC Forward

Oracle CEO announced new SPARC T-4 based systems while leveling a competitive barrage against IBM.

Tags: SPARC, Solaris, Oracle

Oracle Updates Solaris 10

Oracle improves ZFS and system performance in latest Solaris update.

Tags: Oracle, Unix, Solaris, ZFS

Oracle Takes on VMware with Oracle VM 3.0

Oracle looks to advance its server virtualization technology with new management capabilities and performance enhancements.

Tags: Oracle, VM, virtualization, VMware

Oracle Improves VirtualBox 4.1

New virtualization release includes cloning and tunneling features, as Oracle pushes open source technology forward.
Tags: Oracle, VDI, server virtualization, open source software, virtualbox

10 Server Companies That Make You Think 'Buy,' 'Sell' or 'Hold'

Innovation makes companies memorable. Which of these companies will you remember tomorrow?
Tags: HP, EMC, IBM, Oracle, Apple

HP Demands Oracle Support Itanium

HP goes on the offensive in its defense of Itanium.
Tags: HP, Intel, Itanium, Oracle

Oracle Updates Jdeveloper

New version of Oracle Fusion focused Java IDE is released.
Tags: JDeveloper, Oracle, Fusion, Java

Sun Shines on Oracle as Server Market Rebounds

IDC reports 'meaningful' enterprise server refresh cycle as first quarter server revenues hit $11.9 billion
Tags: Dell, Oracle, IBM, IDC, HP

Oracle Buyer's Guide, Users Weigh In

Oracle users weigh in on how they perceive the vendor these days. How big of an impact is its smack at Itanium having, and how are non-Oracle software shops faring? Learn where the company remains strong and where there may be room for improvement or concern.
Tags: Red Hat, buyer's guide, Itanium, x86 server, Oracle

Oracle Server Buyer's Guide

More than a year after acquiring Sun Microsystems, the question remains: Where is Oracle going with its Sun server bounty, and where does it see the industry heading?
Tags: SPARC, netra, x86 server, Oracle, buyer's guide

HP: Itanium Is Not Dead

Oracle claims Intel is ending Itanium. HP and Intel respond.
Tags: Microsoft, HP, Oracle, Intel, Itanium

Oracle Debuts GlassFish Server 3.1, Improving JavaEE 6 Middleware

Reference middleware architecture for JavaEE 6 is updated, tying the former Sun tech even closer to Oracle's broader Java platform offerings.
Tags: Sun, Java, Oracle, Glassfish

Big Box Appliance Buyer's Guide

2010 was the year of the big box appliance. Oracle Exadata II, Oracle Exalogic and EMC Greenplum are but a few examples. IT historians, of course, will point out that this market was begun by such firms as Netezza and Teradata.
Tags: Exadata, Exalogic, IBM, Oracle, EMC

10 Server Hardware Highlights of 2010

From Oracle's acquisition of Sun to Cisco releasing blade servers to SSDs going mainstream, 2010 was an eventful year for server hardware. Revisit the 10 most notable milestones.
Tags: IBM, 2010, Cisco UCS, server hardware, Oracle

Oracle Prepping for Server OS Domination

Oracle claims the top spot for Unix with Solaris and reveals it has its eye on the Linux top spot for its homegrown Linux distro, Oracle Enterprise Linux. Red Hat and HP express a mix of consternation and amusement. But is that the right reaction?
Tags: server os, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Oracle, Unix server, Solaris

Oracle Debuts SPARC Supercluster

Oracle updates Sun hardware lineup with new SPARC based servers for the cloud, delivering record setting performance.
Tags: InfiniBand, SPARC, Oracle, Sun

Red Sky Supercomputer: A Showcase for Oracle/Sun Blade Servers and Storage

What happens when two supercomputers join together and operate as one? With Red Sky/Red Mesa, a collaborative effort involving Sandia National Labs, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Oracle/Sun, we're about to find out.
Tags: TOP500, Oracle, supercomputers, Sun, Server Blades

5 Operating Systems Making Big Waves This Week

Thanks to Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu, Fedora and the not-so-well-known (but no less notable) QNX, the server OS waters were choppier than usual this week. Here's some insight as to what's really going on.
Tags: Mac OS X, Windows, Ubuntu Server, OS, Oracle

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