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Oracle Java SE Subscription

The Oracle Java License has changed for releases starting April 16, 2019. The new Oracle Technology Network License Agreement for Oracle Java SE is substantially different from prior Oracle Java licenses. The new license permits certain uses, such as personal use and development use, at no cost -- but other uses authorised under prior Oracle [...]

By |2019-06-05T14:06:58+00:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

New Oracle x86 Server – X8-2 and X8-2L

Familiar 1U and 2U formats The new Oracle X8-2 & X8-2L x86 Servers are available to price and ship. They follow on from Oracles line of x86 servers, the X7's.  CPU's are upgraded with Oracle choosing to offer three variants of the Intel Xeon® CPU from 4-Core to 24-Core. You can now skip using a [...]

By |2019-05-15T15:56:30+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliances – go larger and faster, again.

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance disk trays can now use the 14TB "capacity" disk instead of the 10TB disk for extra storage space. Each individual disk shelf can now support 336TB or 280TB when using additional read/write flash disk. December 2018 also sees the release of new medium and high end controllers, the ZS7-2. When combined with the new disk capacity [...]

By |2019-01-18T13:47:30+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Solaris Support to 2031 and beyond

You may be concerned that Solaris has an uncertain future. Fear not, Oracle are planning to support Solaris 11 and subsequent Solaris 11 versions until at least 2031. That's regular, full-blown, Premier Support. If that wasn't enough there will also be a regular period of extended support to take it to 2034. SPARC and Solaris capable x86 servers have a great future and [...]

Solaris 10 Extended Support

Oracle Solaris 10 is now in Extended Support (from Jan 2018) and access to patches is curtailed even if you have an existing Premier support contract. If you need patches going forward contact Oracle to uplift your support to Extended Support which has a premium of 10% (of your current Premier Support value). Years 2 & [...]

By |2018-05-01T15:49:16+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Oracle x86 Server – more CPU’s than you can shake a stick at!

Two four socket servers in a single 5U chassis! The new Oracle 8-Socket Server X7-8 can be configured as a single 4-socket server, a single 8-socket server OR two isolated 4-socket servers. You need to use the Intel® Xeon Platinum 8160 24 core 2.1GHz or Intel® Xeon Platinum 8168 24 core 2.7GHz CPU to achieve an 8-socket single server but can mix GOLD & [...]

New Oracle x86 Server – massive NVMe flash storage capability

Familiar 1U and 2U formats The new Oracle X7-2 & X7-2L x86 Servers are available to price and ship. They follow on from Oracles line of x86 servers, the X5's and X6's but with new 25Gb/s Networking and extra support for NVMe drives by way of larger capacities and more per server.  CPU's and memory [...]

By |2018-06-13T15:07:26+00:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Oracle Database Appliance – “As New” Official Demo Unit for Sale

********* Now SOLD ******** Demo unit for sale Our "All Flash" Oracle Database Appliance from Oracle, the – X6-2S has served its demo purpose and now is the time to sell it off. This unit will make a fine Database Server and is in perfect condition. It will be fully boxed in the original packaging [...]

By |2018-06-13T15:07:27+00:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Oracle Database Appliance – for Standard Edition

There is a new  "All Flash" Database Appliance from Oracle, the – X6-2S and X6-2M. It is primarily aimed at 12c Standard Edition and it comes in a 1U package. X6-2S – 1*10 Core CPU, 128 to 384GB mem, 6.4TB-12.8TB NVMe database storage, 960GB SSD for OS and Software. X6-2M – 2*10 Core CPU, 256 [...]

By |2018-06-13T15:07:27+00:00October 25th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments