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, […]
Since NetApp released the AFF, there has been much confusion in regards to where the platform fits into the NetApp portfolio. Yes, NetApp has more than one Flash array to choose from but each platform truly does have unique business value. The follow list of features not only make the AFF stand out in the Netapp portfolio […]
Ever since Oracle purchased Sun Microsystems in 2010, many questioned Oracle’s intentions for the acquisition. After all, Oracle was a software company that had been traveling down the path of Linux and x86 ever since releasing Oracle 10g and RAC, which allowed organizations to move database loads from very expensive SMP and mainframes systems to […]
Here’s a quick follow-up to the BIO IT Conference Boston. Naturally, Corporate Technologies was there showcasing our Big Data platform powered by Informatica and Netapp E Series All-Flash Hadoop storage. The interest level was up from last year and while we enjoyed the increased traffic to our pavilion, we also spent some more time checking […]