Month: July 2010

Exadata and OLTP

When Oracle teamed with HP to introduce the first version of Exadata, the new product was positioned more as data warehouse appliance. In its second incarnation, Exadata (or rather, the Sun Oracle Database Machine – Exadata is really the storage component of the machine), Oracle has dramatically upped the ante – it’s now promoting  as a solution for OLTP (online transaction processing) as well. For customers who are wondering if Exadata is for them, the way to decide is simple: […]

How auto renewal and misinterpretation of the terms and conditions of support renewals can affect your SLA

Auto renewal on your maintenance and support agreements need to be closely monitored.

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