Tag: Oracle

Installing Oracle R12 EBS in my Living Room

I built a Dual Core box with 8G of RAM for an install of E-Business Suite R12. For OS I chose Oracle EL5U2, mainly because I’m used to the RH/OEL clones, and also because I expected it to be less painful than other distributions. I started slowly, as time allowed, spending some time chasing various libraries and packages on the Net. Eventually it took me a week to realize how tedious it is to go the manual way. I got so frustrated by the dependencies that I gave up and purchased access to the ULN network.

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Log Buffer #116: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Welcome to the 116th edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.

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Oracle Open World 2008 Diaries: HP Oracle Database Machine

For those of you who didn’t see the Larry Ellison’s keynote here it is courtesy to Sheeri. We cut out the HP part but I don’t think anyone will complain. It’s not the best angle but we didn’t get there early in advance to secure the right location for the camera. Now few bits about the details of the HP Oracle Database Machine (HPODM) as I have gathered some details here at OOW. Oracle worked hard in two areas — perfection of hardware and software integration.

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Analysis of the Oracle Exadata Storage Server and Database Machine

Exadata — the smart storage server. I am definitely excited about this product, but my point of view is a bit different. It’s fast, and much faster than anything out there right now. But how many shops will actually need this? How many shops can spend 2.2 million dollars on hardware and equipment? What are the products, in a nutshell?

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Alex Gorbachev comments on Exadata & Oracle Database Machine

Here’s a cool video of Alex Gorbachev commenting on the Ellison announcements today to Oracle corporate communications, just moments after the end of the keynote.

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Technical details on the Exadata Storage Server

On Darrin Leboeuf’s advice, I loaded Kevin Closson’s blog, and sure enough, he had something ready to publish. It must have been KILLING Kevin to keep this a secret. It must be a huge load off to publish this thing. Anyway, Christo has been assigned to study this in detail and digest it overnight. Expect some good analysis tomorrow.

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The Oracle Database Machine, In Partnership with HP.

This is an excerpt of my liveblogging of the Keynote where the Oracle Database Machine was announced.

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The Exadata Storage Server

This is an excerpt of my liveblogging of the Keynote where the Exadata Storage Server was announced.

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Liveblogging Larry Ellison’s Keynote

I’ll be liveblogging the keynote here along with Marc Fielding, Christo Kutrovsky, Darrin Leboeuf and Luke Davies and Martin Wisniewski.

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Looks like Larry will be talking about X with HP

I’m sorry if everyone else knew this already, but I just noticed the following from the Live Keynote page (click on Larry’s keynote to see it):

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