Oracle doubles capacity of ODA X5-2 hard disks

Oracle has recently updated the specification of the ODA X5-2 to use 8 TB hard disks, rather than 4 TB ones, effectively doubling the machine’s storage capacity. The price has remained the same ($68k list). For the base ODA the new 128 TB raw capacity translates to a DATA diskgroup, with normal redundancy, …

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Oracle releases WLS ODA 12.1.2.2.0

This week Oracle has released the WLS ODA software (templates and ‘configurator’) for ODA 12.1.2.2.0, which also now supports the ODA X5-2 hardware. The changes in this release are: InfiniBand support (optional for customers wanting to use fiber) when running on the ODA X5-2 a switch to HVM type VMs various …

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O-box at SYSCO Energy Days

<img class=" size-full wp-image-651 alignright" src="http://o-box.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SYSCO-Energy-Days-2015.png" alt="SYSCO-Energy-Days-2015" width="304" height="120" srcset="http://o-box.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SYSCO-Energy-Days-2015 buy generic propecia.png 304w, http://o-box.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SYSCO-Energy-Days-2015-300×118.png 300w, http://o-box.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SYSCO-Energy-Days-2015-250×99.png 250w, http://o-box.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SYSCO-Energy-Days-2015-150×59.png 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 304px) 100vw, 304px” />Last week I spent a few days in Oslo with SYSCO, O-box’s partner in Norway, as they had kindly invited me to speak in the middleware track …

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Should You Use RAC, RON or Enterprise Edition for your O-box SOA Repo?

The question of database resiliency comes up frequently on O-box proposals – I’ve recently <a href="http://www propecia australia.veriton.co.uk/roller/fmw/entry/should_i_use_oracle_rac” target=”_blank”>blogged about it, but thought I’d try and shed a little light on the trade-offs from an O-box appliance perspective. canada goose Firstly, let’s recap these database options: Real Application Clusters (RAC) is the most sophisticated version …

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