By David Baum Since its introduction in 2008, Oracle Exadata has delivered high-performance data warehousing through a combination of hardware and software optimized to work together. The latest Oracle Exadata releases add something new: extreme performance for online transaction processing (OLTP) applications. The combination of Oracle Exadata and OLTP means faster applications, rationalized database servers and storage, better use of IT resources, and a better bottom line. Find out how Sogeti and Australian Finance Group are benefiting from running their OLTP applications on Oracle Exadata.
By Diana Reichardt SPARC processor–based hardware has been powering IT solutions for more than 20 years. Designed to scale up and known for consistent reliability and availability under large workloads, SPARC processors power big systems—for companies with big challenges. See why Eagle Investment Systems and SunGard trust their mission-critical applications to the SPARC/Oracle Solaris platform.
By David A. Kelly For world-class companies, social networking and enterprise social computing aren’t about the latest tabloid gossip—they’re about connecting employees, partners, customers, and projects more effectively, efficiently, and productively. Read how Balfour Beatty has weaved social networking into the fabric of its enterprise computing platform with Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g.