Exalogic Elastic Cloud Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Applications

Oracle Virtual Machine

Adding to the Oracle VM Templates already available for dozens of Oracle products, Oracle has introduced Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Applications—the first Oracle VM Templates specifically built for Oracle Exalogic.

Oracle VM Templates are virtual machine images based on Oracle’s expertise and best practices that contain prebuilt, preinstalled, preconfigured, and ready-to- run software applications.

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Oracle Virtual Machine Templates are now available for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.3, Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1.2.1, Oracle’s PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.52, and Oracle’s Siebel Customer Relationship Management 8.1.1.8 and 8.2.2.

Exalogic Virtual Machine Elastic Cloud

The new Oracle Virtual Machines – VM Templates – for Oracle Applications can help decrease application deployment time to minutes instead of weeks, simplify sea ling of Oracle Applications up and down to meet peak demands, and speed patching with prebuilt templates for Oracle Application patchsets.

Oracle Exalogic has been engineered from the ground up to run business applications and middleware with less complexity and lowertotal cost of ownership,” says Hasan Rizvi, executive vice president of middleware development at Oracle.

“Oracle Exalogic Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Applications take advantage of Oracle’s integrated hard- ware and software stack to deliver the predictable, low-risk deployment process that our customers need fortheir multi- tier, business-critical applications, in either a conventional or cloud deployment model.”

Elasticsearch-Powered SaaS Offerings: Elastic Cloud

Elastic Cloud is agrowing family of SaaS offerings that make it easy to deploy, operate, and scale Elastic products and solutions in the cloud.

From an easy-to-use hosted and managed Elasticsearch experience to powerful, out-of-the-box search solutions, Elastic Cloud is your springboard for seamlessly putting Elastic to work for you.

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Exalogic Elastic Cloud Advances Datacenter Consolidation

Datacenter consolidation produces efficient, powerful, flexible, and cost-effective computing environments for enterprises in every industry, while delivering the highest quality of service for mission-critical applications. But the process of datacenter consolidation can seem an overwhelming, time-consuming, and costly undertaking. The new Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is the industry’s first integrated cloud computing platform that combines hardware and software engineered by Oracle to work together for maximum performance and reliability. This offers customers a single enterprise cloud IT foundation and a scalable, fault-tolerant, and secure platform for datacenter consolidation.

Today, enterprise IT staff must provide next-generation cloud features while meeting ever-more-demanding performance and reliability requirements. Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud meets this challenge. The solution creates a network and virtualized computing environment to run all enterprise applications, featuring integrated and balanced storage and an optimized Java infrastructure designed for middle-tier applications such as Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle SOA Suite, and Oracle WebCenter Suite.
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Oracle Solaris 11 Express

Oracle Solaris 11 Express delivers advanced Oracle Solaris features that have been in development over the past five years. Oracle Solaris 11 Express provides availability features that greatly reduce planned downtime by eliminating traditional patching- and maintenance- related reboots and vastly improving system boot time. It also adds network virtualization and resource management to the complete, built-in virtualization capabilities of Oracle Solaris, providing high-performance virtualization with low overhead.

Oracle Solaris 11 Express also powers Oracle’s Exadata Database Machine X2-2 and Exadata Database Machine X2-8 and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud.

“We are excited to announce the release of Oracle Solaris 11 Express to enable our customers to deploy the new advanced features of Oracle Solaris 11 across a broad set of platforms and our engineered systems: Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud,” says John F., executive vice president, Oracle Hardware. “Through the same engineering disciplines that achieved a legendary mission-critical reputation for Oracle Solaris, we are expecting Oracle Solaris 11 to further reduce any downtime by being quicker and easier to deploy, maintain, and update and to deliver a highly efficient virtualized operating system to meet the scale and performance requirements of immediate and future virtualization and cloud-based deployments.”

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Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0

Join Hasan Rizvi, Cliff Godwin, and other key Oracle executives on July 25, 2012, for the launch of Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0. Oracle’s latest release of hardware and software is engineered to work together to run your business applications.
Learn how Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0 can help your company:

  • Close business up to 10x faster
  • Protect sensitive data with complete application isolation
  • Rapidly respond to market needs by provisioning applications 6x faster
  • Maximize availability and productivity with 2x faster troubleshooting

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Private Cloud Appliance

Things are heating up in the private cloud appliance world. Meet Exalogic Elastic Compute Cloud (EECC), which contains both a full server and storage hardware. It is not an appliance, it is much more!

Exalogic is an Engineered System: an assemblage of best-of-breed storage, compute, network, operating system and software products that are integrated, tested, tuned, optimized, delivered and supported by Oracle as a single factory-assembled unit. Exalogic is not an appliance (customers can disassemble the system and use the components for whatever they like, whenever they like, with full support from Oracle) and it is not a blue-print.

Exalogic is designed to provide extreme high performance, reliability, ease-of-use and versatility without being a proprietary, closed system with high total cost of ownership and vendor lock-in. Exalogic is everything enterprises love about both mainframes and open systems with none of the stuff they don’t. Exalogic is the realization of a new way of looking at the role of IT in the modern enterprise.

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Private Cloud Database Consolidation – Webcast

Database Consolidation onto Private Clouds

The Oracle Platform as a Service (PaaS) provides a shared and elastically scalable platform for consolidation of existing applications and new application development and deployment. It includes database services based on Oracle Database and Oracle Exadata Database Machine, as well as middleware service based on Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud. With engineered systems such as Exadata and Exalogic providing extreme performance and efficiency for mixed workloads, Oracle provides the best foundation for PaaS.

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