Devastating cases of cyber-attack scenarios continue to mount. Unfortunately, the most recent high-profile example is a harbinger of things to come. By now, everyone is at least peripherally aware of the WannaCry ransomware attack that occurred just a few weeks ago. If you somehow missed it, the WannaCry […]
“Disruption” The Force Behind Informatica World 2017: Informatica World 2017 has just completed in San Francisco. This year’s conference came with a quite a few announcements, and even all new branding. The new branding is bright and fresh. There were a few themes of the conference, but “Disruption” was the word of the day. Throughout […]
A Primer on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Adverse security events make the news daily; from compromised personal information to ransomware. The IoT (Internet of Things) has opened up all kinds of new possibilities for the bad guys. These internet-connected devices that we bring into our homes / businesses are being exploited. Is your organization prepared […]
What’s flexible, 42U high, weighs 1,971lbs and contains 512 cores of the world’s fastest processors for crushing Oracle 12c database workloads?
If you answered Oracle’s new Exadata X6-8 Database Machine, you would be wrong. The Exadata X6-8 contains 576 cores of Intel processors, doesn’t include an integrated virtualization stack and can’t run your general compute needs side by side with your database requirements. Nope, this particular honor goes to Oracle’s SuperCluster M7 containing Oracle’s latest threat, […]