Why invest in Exadata

Generic infrastructure gives you generic results. Exadata is a converged infrastructure solution that solves problems with Oracle Database performance, availability, scalability and recovery. Originally released in 2008, Exadata was actually an “alliance” solution between Oracle and Hewlett Packard and an example of how many converged infrastructure solutions are still created today. Oracle quickly realised that […]

Blog, Explorer Engineered Systems, ODA / November 9, 2017

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Oracle skip unlucky 13 with new Database version structure

Following the announcements at OpenWorld last week here are my thoughts on the changes to the new software version numbering structure… All DBA’s should understand the general structure and update cycle for the Oracle Database an Grid Infrastructure versions. The major version and release number have followed a certain pattern which has become familiar to […]

Blog, Explorer Engineered Systems, ODA / October 19, 2017

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ODA X7 – more than just a hardware refresh

Following a week out in San Francisco with Oracle a number of announcements have come out relating to Cloud Infrastructure and Engineered Systems that are very relevant for our customers. Here are my thoughts on the Oracle Database Appliance X7 updates… The new generation of ODA has been announced, and it includes all the hardware […]

Engineered System, Explorer, ODA Engineered Systems, ODA / October 9, 2017

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How to reduce your Oracle Costs

How to reduce your Oracle Costs Businesses up and down the country relying on Oracle technology to deliver and underpin key business applications all have one thing in common; they chose Oracle because it was the best solution to address their requirements. That said, as the cost of supporting Oracle continues to increase our customers […]

Blog, Cloud, Explorer, How to, Licensing Engineered Systems, Oracle Cloud, Oracle Licensing, SAM / February 24, 2017

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