The company's Financial Services Data Warehouse is designed to handle high-volume computations and load data quickly
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The company's Oracle Financial Services Data Warehouse hits on the common theme in enterprise software circles of targeting specific verticals with optimized software and hardware.
And so it begins. Oracle revealed this week that one of its business partners, developer Ndevr, has created a greenhouse gas management and reporting module that fits in with its core Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne financials applications.
In the wake of reporting its best second-quarter operating margin ever, Oracle says it expects the EU to approve its purchase of Sun
Data warehouse player Teradata has been increasingly mentioned by the likes of Oracle and HP so much so that you have to wonder what all the hubbub is about. Teradata is a company that has come up frequently through my various case studies in a past life.
The company has released new versions of its DB2 database and InfoSphere Warehouse with an eye to picking up Oracle customers
Did SAP & Oracle cut loose staff?There have been a number of web sites reporting planned or executed layoffs at various software firms.
When it comes to the new information cards - the digital wallet initiative backed by the likes of Google, Intel, Microsoft and Oracle - think of this as Phase 1, the information gathering phase This week, another partner in the effort - credit reporting agency Equifax - launched an online identity card, a beta test of a digital identity management product designed to make online transactions more secure for consumers and businesses.
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Larry Dignan: Oracle enters hardware market; Launches storage server to ride shotgun with databaseDana Gardner: HP and Oracle team up on ‘data warehouse appliances’ that re-architect database-storage landscapeHey, you, get onto my cloud!
The reason for the 10x to 72x performance improvements cited by Ellison are do to bringing the "intelligence" closer to the data, that is bringing the Exadata Programmable Storage Server appliance into close proximity to the Oracle database servers, and then connecting them through InfiniBand connections. In essence, this architecture mimics some of the performance value created by cloud computing environments like Google, with its MapReduce technology.
The long-time partners aim to provide complete systems for optimising Oracle data warehouses as large as 10TB, using PowerEdge servers and Clariion storage
Tidal Intelligent Reporting, designed to support Tidal Enterprise Scheduler, aggregates all the scheduler's metrics into a data warehouse and can combine information from multiple job scheduling environments, giving users an enterprise-wide view. This allows personnel to view performance across multiple sites and have access to comparisons between development, test, and production environments.
Oracle has a belated reply to a survey a few weeks back on how database administrators have never installed one of the company's critical patch updates.In a blog post Oracle's Eric Maurice faults the survey for relying on a small sample size--not that it stopped us from reporting it.
Dennis Howlett is reporting that (as predicted by Vinnie Mirchandani) that John Wookey, the head of Oracle's Fusion project to unify its various business applications a cohesive, SOA-based suite is leaving the company. Wookey joined Oracle in 1995.
Stephen Shankland is reporting that Oracle has quietly cut database prices on some low-end servers using multicore processors. It's clear that Oracle's move is because Microsoft doesn't charge that way and is making some database inroads.
A Forbes story lobs a bombshell, reporting a 'rumor' of a takeover bid of SAP by Oracle, which reputedly drove SAP's stock price up a modestly. "There's talk that Oracle will bid $38.
InfoWorld is reporting that Oracle is warning its customers not to implement a vulnerability patch that was developed by security researcher David Litchfield (fellow blogger George Ou had the coverage last week). Litchfield was motivated to create his own patch because Oracle, despite four attempts, has apparently failed to do so successfully (according to the InfoWorld story).
The South Australian Police (SAPOL) force will tie its disparate databases together into a new Oracle-based data warehouse.
The South Australian Police (SAPOL) will tie its disparate databases together into a new Oracle-based data warehouse. The organisation has settled on Oracle's 10g Enterprise Edition and Warehouse Builder 10g products, running on Sun Microsystems hardware.
Both InfoWorld and eWeek are reporting on how five companies are backing the European Union's crackdown on Microsoft. It's not surprising to see Microsoft arch enemies such as Nokia, Oracle, Real Networks and Red Hat publicly coming out against the Redmond, WA-based company.
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