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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 configurations now scale to 16PB of spinning disk storage or [...]

By |January 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

SPARCUP

Take one or more of your old SPARC Solaris 10 Servers and give them a new lease of life on a modern SPARC S7-2L server running Solaris 11. You can host multiple Solaris 10 systems on one 2U server complete with processing, memory, storage and networking. Get rid of your old SAN or Direct Attach Storage connection and decommission them saving power, cooling and [...]

By |October 31st, 2019|Tech Talk|0 Comments

Oracle Java SE Subscription

Do you need to purchase Oracle JAVA licenses? To be completely sure check out Oracle FAQ’s at the following URL  https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/overview/oracle-jdk-faqs.html If you have decided, you require licenses for your deployment here is how to calculate costs. Desktop Commercial use of JAVA on a desktop is per user of that desktop. If there is one user it is one license, if there are five users [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

StorageTek SL150 Tape Library – Massive Oracle Promo

Oracle are running a promo until January 24th, 2020 to provide amazing value on the StorageTek SL150 Tape Library. Capacity runs from 30 to 450 slots and 2 to 30 drives with total flexibility for different combinations. e.g. two drives and three hundred slots, four drives and 90 slots, the choice is yours. The minimum configuration to qualify for the promo is 2 LTO drives (either [...]

By |August 20th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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 Java licenses may no longer be available. Please review the [...]

By |June 5th, 2019|News|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 disk controller and just boot off mirrored M.2 SATA SSD [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments