Fans of the old Sun Microsystems may be wondering how the server business is doing at Oracle some three years after the acquisition. Over at GigaOm, Barb Darrow writes that Oracle’s gamble on hardware just isn’t paying off. Here’s the problem, since it entered the hardware business, Oracle hasn’t sold enough engineered systems to make […]
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Today Xyratex announced that the company has acquired the original Lustre trademark, logo, website and associated intellectual property from Oracle, and will assume responsibility for providing support to Lustre customers going forward. The company say it plans to advance the global Lustre portfolio by supporting the community-oriented development of Lustre as an open source file system and continuing […]
Over at Computerworld, Joab Jackson writes that Oracle is partnering with Fujitsu on a new liquid-cooled 28 nm SPARC chip called Athena. Perhaps the most novel aspect of the processor is how it will be cooled by liquid, in a process the company calls “liquid loop cooling.” In effect, each server will have a radiator, […]
Guy Steele from Sun/Oracle Labs writes that the Fortress programming language project is wrapping up after nearly a decade of research. After working nearly a decade on the design, development, and implementation of the Fortress programming language, the Oracle Labs Programming Language Research Group is now winding down the Fortress project. Ten years is a […]
Adam Leventhal writes that Oracle’s beta port of DTrace for Oracle Enterprise Linux is sorely lacking. While I’d like to give this obviously nascent port the benefit of the doubt, its current state is frankly embarrassing. It’s very clear now why Oracle wasn’t demonstrating this at OpenWorld last week: it doesn’t stand up to the […]
Clipped from: www.oracle.com (share this clip) Oracle’s John Fowler and Mark Hurd will present an update on the company’s storage strategy on Thursday, June 30 at 10:00am Pacific. Register now for the live webcast.
By Paul Kunert • Get more from this author Oracle’s standing in the EMEA server space took another battering during Q1 as sales collapsed in a market that posted double-digit growth, underpinned by high-end and mid-range shipments supporting virtualisation and cloud deployments. The US behemoth saw revenues plummet by almost 20 per cent to $241m, […]
In this video, Oracle’s Wim Coekaerts presents Scaling Out The Data Center. Recorded at the Open Fabrics 2011 Workshop in Monterey. Slides from the Workshop are now available for download… but you’ll need to complete a free registration with OFED first.
Oracle vs HP+Intel: Wassup? By Dan Olds, Gabriel Consulting â¢ Get more from this author There’s nothing like a vendor war to keep things interesting, and Oracle has launched a great one with its recent decision to stop development for future Itanium processors. According to Oracle, Itanium is the deadest of dead parrots – not […]
It’s been a year since Oracle absorbed Sun Microsystems. In this webcast, Vijay Patel, VP of Product Development for Application Grid Products will talk about the changes that have come to Java and Oracle since the acquisition. The webinar starts at 10:00 am PT on Tuesday, February 15.