We would like to extend our sincere thanks to those of you who attended our TechCast on "Oracle Server Virtualisation Technologies".
The materials (presentation, replay) from the TechCast are now available for all of you via our eSTEP portal. You will need to provide your email address (more...)
Oracle is happy to announce the immediate availability of Oracle
Linux 6 Update 5, the fifth update release for Oracle Linux 6.
Some highlights in this release include:
- DTrace support has now been integrated in the default kernel and now supports user-space tracing of DTrace-enabled applications via the USDT provider.
New Pricing for StorageTek LTO 5 and LTO 6 Drives on the StorageTek
We’re pleased to announce lower pricing for StorageTek LTO 5 and StorageTek LTO 6 tape drives for the StorageTek SL150 modular tape library. The change will sharply increase the competitiveness of the SL150 in the (more...)
Compliant Part Numbers to EOL
We are announcing the end of life for the Sun Storage 2500-M2 family now to allow time for customers to plan and execute final purchases before the end of Oracle’s fiscal year. It is highly recommended that all sales (more...)
New PCIe Adapter Card and ExpressModule Offerings on SPARC T4 & T5 Servers
Oracle announces new PCIe adapter card and ExpressModule offerings on the SPARC T4 and T5 Server product line, including Networking and Storage options.
For More Server Information:
Effective November 26, 2013 Oracle has extended the Last Order Date (LOD) for SPARC Enterprise M8000 and M9000 Servers to May 31, 2014. The Last Shipment Date (LSD) will now be August 31, 2014.
This extension EXCLUDES 2 GB memory system configurations and options which will keep their originally announced (more...)
Announcing Oracle Key Manager 3!Now, your customers' data center security has become easier to manage. With Oracle Key Manager 3, they can centrally manage keys for end-points such as Java applications, Oracle Database, Oracle ZFS File System, Oracle Solaris 11, OEL Operating Systems, StorageTek Enterprise tape drives and StorageTek (more...)
Announcing FICON Connectivity for Oracle’s StorageTek T10000D Tape Drive!
Oracle is pleased to announce the FICON version of its StorageTek T10000D tape drive, which combines world-record capacity and performance with three generations of proven enterprise-class reliability. This powerful combination enables mass consolidation of tape storage environments into fewer cartridges, tape (more...)
A new release of the Sun Rack II capacity calculator is available on eSTEP portal.
Just uploaded release 51 of the calculator.
The following changes have been integrated:
- Added LOD date of 30 NOV 2014 for ST25xx M2 (NEP LOD – other customers LOD is 31 MAY 2014)
- Moved (more...)
On Oracle's Virtualization Blog you can find an interesting post regarding working and using Oracle VM Templates, title is "Opening The Oracle VM Templates Blackbox".
Monica Kumar gives a brief explanation what Oracle VM Guest Additions are and how they can help to work smarter with Templates.
At the end (more...)
we are pleased to announce our next eSTEP
TechCast on Thursday 7th of November and
would be happy if you could join. Please see below the details for
the next TechCast.
Date and time:
Thursday, 07. November 2013, 11:00 - 12:00 GMT (12:00 - 13:00 CET; (more...)
On 15th of October Oracle released Oracle VM Virtual Box 4.3. A brand-new release with a bunch of new functionality. Following are the main areas of where new things could be expected:
- New Platforms
- Hypervisor improvments
- Networking improvements
- Video capture
- Virtual webcam
More details about the new release could (more...)
- Available Now – Oracle’s M6 Big Memory Machine, the SPARC M6-32 Server
- Half-Populated Configurations for SPARC T5-4 and T5-8 Servers
(If you (more...)
Announcing Drive Transitions for Sun Storage 2500-M2 Arrays!
On October 8th, Oracle announced the availability of a new 600GB 10k 2.5” SAS2 hard drive for Oracle’s Sun Storage 2500-M2 arrays.
Details in this Release:
Oracle is releasing a new 600GB 10k 2.5” SAS-2 hard drive, that will be (more...)
Announcing the availability of ZFS RAID Calculator v6 on eSTEP portal.
The Tool calculates key capacity parameter like number of Vdev's, number of spares, number of data drives, raw RAID capacity(TB), usable capacity (TiB) and (TB) according the different possible RAID types for a given ZS3 configuration.
On September 22th, Larry Ellison announced, in his opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle’s M6 Big Memory Machine – the SPARC M6-32 server, and Oracle’s fastest and most scalable engineered system – SuperCluster M6-32. For more details, please read the press release and the product bulletins on Oracle HW TRC:
On Sept. 20th, Oracle annouced the support of the following I/O options for SPARC T5 rackmount servers:
- 400 GB Flash Accelerator now supported on SPARC T5-4 and T5-8 Servers
- Crypto Accelerator 6000 now supported on SPARC T5 Rackmount Servers
we are pleased to
announce our next eSTEP TechCast
on Thursday 3rd of October and
happy if you could join. Please
see below the details for the next
Date and time:
Thursday, 03. October 2013, 11:00 - 12:00 BST (12:00 - 13:00 CEST; 14:00 (more...)