Over the holidays I actually spent some time reviewing the newly released
"Managing IaaS and DBaaS Clouds with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12c". This book is a step-by-step tutorial filled with practical examples
which will show readers how to configure and manage IaaS and DBaaS with
Oracle Enterprise Manager. If you are a cloud administrator or a user of
self-service provisioning systems offered by this Oracle product, this book
is ideal for you. It will also help administrators who want to understand the
available chargeback mechanisms.
Cloud computing has really transformed how enterprise software is written and
deployed. Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c has been designed to
work with the cloud platform and reduce downtime, while improving performance
and productivity. You can quickly set up, manage, and support enterprise
clouds. This prac... (more)
Database as a Service Platform Improves High Availability, Enhances Support
for Oracle and Other Databases
No one comes close to Tesora's database as a service platform in terms of the
combination of features and choice of 13 different databases.
Today the company makes available new features in its database as a service -
based on OpenStack Trove - which make it easier for administrators to manage
disparate database technologies through their life cycle.
IT and database managers can now update OpenStack database guest images in
real-time with the newest, enterprise-ready version o... (more)
Cloud Expo® New York Early Bird Savings here!
Enterprise IT is under increasing pressure to deliver better services to the
business faster, at lower cost, and with higher quality of service. Now,
there's a new page in the CIO playbook - delivering enterprise Database as a
In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Swanger, Senior Director of Oracle
Database Product Marketing at Oracle, will discuss how a Database as a
Service (DBaaS) solution delivers on a broad range of requirements including
simplified database consolidation and,self-service provisioning. He'll
Slide Deck: Delivering Database as a Service with Oracle Database 12c
IT leaders are turning to the cloud to increase agility and reduce costs.
During this session, learn how Oracle offers a complete Database as a Service
(DBaaS) solution that delivers on a broad range of requirements including
simplified database consolidation, mission-critical deployments and extreme
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Willie Hardie, VP
Database Product Management at Oracle, discussed how the new multitenant
architecture in Oracle Database 12c lends itself to prov... (more)
Developers are continually upping the ante by creating better, smarter and
more valuable apps. However, these apps also have increasingly sophisticated
data requirements, and the ability to take them to the next level may be
stymied by an archaic approach to databases in which developers are required
to either make serious compromises about how they store and query their data,
or learn to manage their own data infrastructure.
Increasingly sophisticated data requirements
Mobile apps, for instance, typically require a great deal of user-provided
and contextual data to function, as ... (more)
Choosing #OpenStack for Security and Sovereignty
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in
Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a
service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments
for students across the institution.
Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while
offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified
OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy.
Additionally, the school sought a partner to pro... (more)