By David A. Kelly
With the recent release of the SPARC T4 chip, Oracle has arrived at better-than-promised performance on the SPARC roadmap. The latest advancements in SPARC chip technologies—combined with the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system, which has been optimized for SPARC—are delivering better application performance and availability. Learn why Tucson Electric Power Company is counting on the past, present, and future of SPARC and Oracle Solaris to run highly available applications in a virtual environment.
A Better Breed
By David Baum
High-capacity and high-performance engineered information systems enable organizations to handle more data and process it faster than ever before. See how agricultural giant Monsanto relies on Oracle Exadata Database Machines and the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance to meet its growing speed, capacity, throughput, and availability needs.
The Right Fit
By Philip J. Gill
Until recently, the initial cost and extreme compute and storage capacity of available engineered systems did not meet the needs of many midsize organizations. The release of Oracle Database Appliance changes that: now midsize companies have an engineered systems option to fit their businesses. Find out why Oracle Database Appliance was a simple, fast, and affordable solution for call-tracking company CallSource when it came time for an IT infrastructure upgrade.
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