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  • Oracle's Exadata means changes for DBAs, industry-watchers say

    Oracle's Exadata database machine can deliver significant performance improvements, but also demands that IT shops and database administrators undergo a shift in thinking and as attain new skills, a number of experts said this week at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

  • Oracle pushes appliance message at OpenWorld

    One thing became clear at Oracle's OpenWorld conference on Monday: The company is intent on drilling the benefits of its hardware-plus-software systems into a customer base that largely remains invested only in Oracle's applications, databases and middleware.

  • Sun, Oracle chiefs say Sun technologies will live on

    Sun Microsystems chairman Scott McNealy and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison both took the stage at the Oracle OpenWorld 2009 conference on Sunday evening to offer reassurances that Sun technologies will not go away should Oracle complete its planned acquisition of Sun.
    From Java to the Solaris OS to the Sparc CPU platform and Sun storage technologies, Oracle will be good for all of them, the executives stressed at the San Francisco event.
    Combining Sun's research and development budget with Sun's presents "one of the great R&D opportunities of all time". McNealy said.