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December 2012


Oracle SPARC at 25

SuperCluster Spotlight

Solaris Spotlight

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Marketplace Intelligence

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Resource Center

Oracle Platinum Services

Partner Spotlight

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SPARC Celebrates 25 Years with an Aggressive Roadmap for the Future

Oracle is celebrating the 25th anniversary of innovations resulting from SPARC processors by looking to the future—the SPARC roadmap includes new SPARC T-Series and SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers that are expected to deliver significant throughput advancements over current-generation models.
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Enhanced SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 Offers Extreme Consolidation and Rapid Cloud Deployments

Oracle released a new software upgrade for Oracle’s SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 that enables customers to efficiently consolidate any combination of enterprise databases, middleware, and applications, and rapidly deploy secure, self-service cloud services.
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Oracle’s Rick Hetherington Offers a Deep Dive Look into SPARC T5

Noting that Oracle continues to invest heavily in SPARC processors and systems, Rick Hetherington, Oracle’s vice president of hardware development, recently spoke in detail about the new SPARC T5 processor.
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Resource Center: Oracle SPARC at 25—Past, Present and Future

Learn the story of SPARC from the people who shaped this remarkable technology. Access exclusive content and resources, including highlights from the SPARC 25th anniversary event, case studies featuring some of SPARC’s most successful users, Webcasts and e-books revealing the reasons for SPARC’s continuing success, details of Oracle’s visionary roadmap for SPARC technology, and a first look at the innovations and performance improvements of the new SPARC T5 processor.

Oracle SPARC

Celebrate 25 Years of SPARC

Discover how year after year, for a quarter of a century, SPARC has improved performance, set benchmarks, and dramatically changed the landscape of enterprise IT.

Oracle SPARC

The History of SPARC

Explore the SPARC timeline—past, present, and future.

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Webcast: Accelerating Billing Infrastructure Deployment with Oracle SPARC SuperCluster

Audio Podcast: Oracle SPARC SuperCluster at OpenWorld 2012

Video Podcast: Deploying Optimized Solutions with Oracle SPARC SuperCluster

Press Release: ATIVAS is the First Company in Brazil to Adopt Oracle’s SPARC SuperCluster T4-4

Press Release: Outsourcing Inc. Implements Private Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle’s SPARC SuperCluster T4-4

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Oracle Solaris 11: The First Cloud OS

The new Oracle Solaris 11.1 update delivers unprecedented scale for cloud infrastructures and Oracle environments.
Read the press release.
Watch the launch Webcast.
Browse the updated resource center.

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Best Practices for Building a Virtualized SPARC Computing Environment

Consolidation on High-End SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers

Oracle Hardware: Reliable Systems for the Most-Demanding Environments

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IDC White Paper: Oracle Delivers Unique Value with Oracle Solaris

IDC Video Podcast: Oracle Solaris and the UNIX Market

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Oracle Solaris 11.1 Image Packaging System

Oracle VM Server for SPARC Live Migration

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Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure

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Announcing Oracle Platinum Services—The Highest Level of Support in the Industry

Oracle Platinum Services are a special entitlement available now at no additional cost to Oracle Premier Support customers running certified configurations on Oracle engineered systems. In addition to receiving the complete support essentials with Oracle Premier Support, qualifying Oracle Platinum Services customers also receive Oracle remote fault monitoring with faster response times and patch deployment services.
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CSC Solutions in Action: Engineered Systems with Oracle

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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Oracle SPARC SuperCluster Administration and Maintenance Seminar

This seminar covers the architecture, components, and features of Oracle SPARC SuperCluster. Learn about common system administration tasks for Oracle SPARC SuperCluster and available tools to help simplify administration. The seminar also covers data replication and disaster recovery configurations that enable rapid recovery in case of system or data loss.

Oracle Solaris ZFS 11 Administration

Learn complex and integrated Oracle Solaris ZFS administration concepts through lecture and intensive hands-on experience. This course highlights many advanced subjects and technologies, such as managing the Oracle Solaris ZFS root pool, protecting data using Oracle Solaris ZFS access control lists, and implementing the Oracle Solaris ZFS delegated administration model.

Oracle Solaris Zones 11 Administration

This advanced course focuses on the skills and knowledge required for administering Oracle Solaris Zones server virtualization technology. This course is intended for IT architects and system administrators who are responsible for planning and performing server virtualization tasks in the data center. Through lecture and guided hands-on labs, students will learn to migrate Oracle Solaris 10 systems and native zones, manage zone resources, and monitor and tune the Oracle Solaris Zones environment.

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Oracle Day 2012

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