Oracle Open World; day 4 – almost done

Job Oprel 1

Almost done. It’s not expected that tomorrow, thursday, will be a day full of new stuff, exciting news. Today, wednesday was a mix for me between ‘normal’ content like sessions about migrating to Oracle Enterprise 13.2 (another packed room) and a very interesting session about the Autonomous Database.  Just a […]

Oracle OpenWorld 2016 – Engineered Systems – Announcing MiniCluster S7-2, Exadata SL and ODA X6-2-HA

Lucas Jellema

In addition to offering infrastructure services from the cloud, Oracle continues to extend its line of engineered systems. The high end consists of SuperCluster and Exadata, ExaLogic and Exalytics and allow enterprises that want to continue exploiting their corporate data centers and running large workloads on premises and running private […]

The Oracle Public Cloud – work in progress

Lucas Jellema

Building up a public cloud is quite a challenge. Oracle has faced and overcome many challenges – and it has built up tremendous momentum to tackle the current challenge. It is stretching the company – threatening to make it spread its resources thinly. The goal is clear, the focus is […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – The Complete, Comprehensive and relatively Concise Overview of a Cloud Conference

Lucas Jellema

The Oracle OpenWorld 2015 conference in the last week of October 2015 was full to the brim with announcements, demonstrations, brainstorms, roadmaps, visions and other Oracle technology related activities. The main theme clearly was the cloud. Every other session revolved around the cloud and virtually every Oracle product is headed […]

Visualizations are far more than a pretty face on the cloud – highlights from Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Lucas Jellema 1

Visualizations are probably the most effective way to convey information, insights and prompts for action to humans. We are not terribly good at quickly and correctly interpreting textual information that require sequential processing. Our brains however are very well equipped to rapidly interpret information presented in a well defined visualization. […]

Oracle OpenWorld 2015: Finally a real Vision and Mission. A pleasant surprise

Robbrecht van Amerongen

For me the 2015 Oracle OpenWorld was a pleasant surprise.  The surprise was not the announcement of an additional set of cloud products like the Identity Cloud or the Application Builder Cloud Service. The biggest surprise was the different tone of voice during the conference. In the past you could […]

OpenWorld 2015: 14 Continuous Delivery / DevOps recommended sessions

We can assume the upcoming Oracle OpenWorld / JavaOne  conference will be packed with Cloud themed sessions. When you’re using IaaS and PaaS the ability to rapidly create environments and configurations and automate deployments will be paramount for the effective and efficient usage of these platforms. Some organizations can afford […]