Getting Hyper about Converged Infrastructure

Having long been interested in the Integrated Infrastructure space and discussion around Converged and Hyper-Converged infrastructure, here’s a first blog on the subject – reading the Oracle Private Cloud Appliance data sheet, it describes the formerly named Virtual Compute Appliance, as an integrated, “wire once,” software-defined converged infrastructure. This got me thinking about the areas… Continue reading Getting Hyper about Converged Infrastructure

EMC Redefines Big Data with 2 Business Data Lake Solutions

EMC Redefines Big Data with 2 Business Data Lake Solutions This is my first blog since being selected to join the EMC Elect 2015 program, recognizing 100 of the most socially-engaged specialists in the EMC Community, that includes employees, partners and customers. One of the many benefits to being a member of the EMC Elect… Continue reading EMC Redefines Big Data with 2 Business Data Lake Solutions

Disabling Oracle’s new 12.1.0.2 Database In-Memory option, or perhaps not!

You may already be aware of there now being a number of online articles and blog posts concerning issues around the potential for accidental enabling of the new Oracle Database In-Memory Option; with pricing understood to be the same as for Oracle’s Real Application Clusters and Oracle’s legendary tough stance on license audit findings, it is… Continue reading Disabling Oracle’s new 12.1.0.2 Database In-Memory option, or perhaps not!