Oracle Open World; day 4 – almost done

By | 2017-10-05T20:43:38+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database|Tags: , , |

Almost done. It’s not expected that tomorrow, thursday, will be a day full of new stuff, exciting news. Today, wednesday was a mix for me between ‘normal’ content like sessions about migrating to Oracle Enterprise 13.2 (another packed room) and a very interesting session about the Autonomous Database.  Just a […]

Oracle Open World; day 3- some highlights

By | 2017-10-04T14:01:57+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Day 3 began with a very smooth and interesting keynote of Thomas Kurian, full of flawless, wonderful demo’s . The second keynote, of Larry Ellison happened in the afternoon, I couldn’t attent for as I head a product management meeting. But some hickups I heard. Beside the keynotes it was […]

Oracle Open World; day 2 – highlights

By | 2017-10-03T18:00:54+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Database|Tags: , |

 

At Monday Oracle Open World really starts. A whole lot of general sessions with announcements and strategic directions on product / service level. In this post I’ll try to summarize the highlights of this day. Quite hard, there are a whole lot of interesting sessions which overlap. Always the feeling […]

Oracle Open World 2017; day 1 observations

By | 2017-10-02T16:46:58+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Just a quick note about day 1 at Oracle Open World. This Sunday traditionally is filled with presentations of usergroups, customers and product management, and at the end of the day the welcome-keynote. In the presentations there’s not really exciting news, they will have to wait until the keynotes. But […]

The day before OOW17; infra expectations

By | 2017-10-01T12:22:28+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Database, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Oracle Open World 2017 is starting tomorrow, and as a platinum partner of Oracle, we – AMIS Services – are obliged to keep us and our customers informed with the roadmap of Oracle products.

And of course translate this to added business-value for our customers.  In short: what to pick of […]

Virtualization on the Oracle Database Appliance S, M, L

By | 2017-07-05T22:51:27+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

One of the great advantages of the Oracle database Appliance HA is the possibility of Virtualization through OracleVM. This virtualization wasn’t possible for the other members of the Oracle Database Appliance. Until now.

In the patch 12.1.2.11.0 which has been released recently for the ODA S,M and L, virtualization is possible… […]

TCO cloud calculator Oracle and AWS

By | 2017-05-14T10:54:52+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Cloud|Tags: , , , |

One of the main reasons to move to the cloud is the promise of a decreasing Total Cost of Ownership. But the calculation of the TCO (IaaS) is not always easy to do. Luckily some cloud-providers provide also the so-called TCO-calculators for comparising the TCO of your IT on-premise with […]

Consequences of stopping Oracle support

By | 2017-05-10T14:16:20+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Categories: licensing, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

When buying licenses for Oracle, the first year support is mostly part of the deal. After that, a Customer may decide to stop paying for the yearly technical support of the Oracle licenses. The consequences of that decision is not always clear to customers. Most OLSA’s […]

Net usable storage when using Oracle Database Appliance

By | 2017-04-29T13:19:15+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: ODA|Tags: , , |

Since the birth of the ODA X6-2 HA, the net usable storage has become more of a challenge when advising a customer as the X5-2 HA had substantial more – but slower – storage.

This very short blogpost is just a quick summary / checklist of the net usable storage, depending […]

Public Cloud consequences with an Oracle environment

By | 2017-02-19T17:38:04+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Categories: Cloud|Tags: , |

The title suggests a negative statement of using a Public Cloud. Well, it isn’t.  I’m convinced the Cloud is the next best thing, with huge advantages for businesses. But companies should be aware of what they choose. A lot of providers, including Oracle, are pushing us to the cloud, Public, […]