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 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… […]

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 […]

Oracle Database Appliance X6-2L and X6-2 HA, comparing the line

By | 2017-05-16T09:45:26+00:00 January 8th, 2017|Categories: ODA, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

A while ago I published an article about the ODA X6-2S and X6-2M, the new entry level machines for small business. And since then Oracle introduced the ODA X6-2L and the successor of de ODA X5-2: ODA X6-2 HA. Quite a line of ODA’s. But when to choose what […]

Saving money by understanding Oracle licenses – part II

By | 2016-08-31T07:41:37+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

In part 1 the basics were explained. In this part II other topics will be treated. This post will treat topics like virtualizing, engineered systems, SE2, Unlimited License Agreements, Cloud and other stuff. Whenever I can I will link to other posts. Comments or additions are welcome.

The information in this post […]

Oracle Public Cloud Confusion

By | 2016-02-19T10:10:36+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

I always thought I could address the main differences between private and public cloud. Oracle announced the ‘Oracle Private Cloud Machine’ at Oracle Open World 2015 which runs locally, offering a private cloud for an organization. Then Oracle decided to rename it to ‘Oracle Public Cloud Machine’.

And I think a […]