Oracle SuperCluster

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Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 in Half Rack and Full Rack configurations
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 in Half Rack and Full Rack configurations

The Oracle SuperCluster engineered system integrates the following Oracle technologies: SPARC T5-8 and SPARC M6-32 servers; Oracle Solaris 11 and Oracle Solaris 10 operating systems; Oracle VM Server for SPARC virtualization; Oracle Solaris Zones; Oracle Exadata Storage Servers and Exadata Storage Server Software; Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance; InfiniBand QDR networking; Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c; Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software (Optional); Oracle Solaris Cluster (Optional).

This paper helps customers to benefit from accelerating the performance of Oracle Databases, middleware, and business applications on an integrated platform.

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Hardware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11 g simplifies hardware management in Oracle’s Sun environments and reduces costs by as much as 90 percent.

Oracle has streamlined systems and virtualization management with the release of Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center llg, a solution for managing systems across traditional, virtualized, and cloud-based datacenter environments. Through a converged hardware management approach, the new release simplifies management tasks for all infrastructure assets. It delivers infrastructure and lifecycle management, as well as integrated support. And while Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g works as a standalone console, when combined with Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g it delivers complete applications-to-disk management.

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Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g gives organizations the capability to maximize the value of their investments in Oracle’s Sun systems by managing across Sun virtual machines, operating systems, firmware, servers, dusters, storage, and network fabrics. (Management of storage devices, network switches, and clusters is new in this release.) Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 11g further simplifies IT operations by supporting management across heterogeneous operating system environments, including Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, Red Hat Linux, and SUSE Linux. It also manages Oracle’s engineered systems, Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud. Continue reading Hardware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

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Oracle and Apple Collaboration on Java SE 7 for Mac

Oracle and Apple have announced the OpenJDK project for Mac OS X. Apple will contribute most of the key components, tools, and technology required for a Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) 7 implementation on Mac OS X, including a 32-bit and 64-bit HotSpot-based Java virtual machine, class libraries, a networking stack, and the foundation for a new graphical client. OpenJDK will make Apple’s Java technology available to open source developers so they can access and contribute to the effort.

“The availability of Java on Mac OS X plays a key role in the cross-platform promise of the Java platform, ” says Hasan R., senior vice president of development at Oracle. “The Java developer community can rest assured that the leading-edge Java environment will continue to be available on Mac OS X.”

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Oracle and MySQL Comparison – Migration and Differences

This guide is intended for anyone who is involved in converting a MySQL database to Oracle using SQL Developer. You should be familiar with relational database concepts and with the operating system environments under which you are running Oracle and MySQL.

“Oracle Database SQL Developer Supplementary Information for MySQL Migrations” describes several differences between MySQL and Oracle. It also outlines how those differences are dealt with by SQL Developer during the migration process.

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Oracle Identity Federation (whitepaper)

Oracle Identity Federation (OIF) is one of the core services of Oracle Access Management Suite Plus. OIF provides a complete, enterprise-level, carrier-grade solution for exchanging identity information securely between partners. With OIF, organizations can conduct business online with confidence, by providing to their business partners secure access to protected applications. OIF significantly reduces need to manage partner identities and lowers the cost of integrating with partners through standards-based federations.

This paper covers the business and technological challenges that drive the need for federated single sign-on, and detail how OIF is able to address these challenges. The functional capabilities described span both the 11g R1 and R2 releases; release-specific functionality will be explicitly called-out as such.

PDF: Oracle Identity Federation whitepaper.

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