Tag Archives: VIRTUALIZATION

Embrace the Third Wave in Computing with Containerization

  It is said that IT is now undergoing its third wave in computing. If you are not familiar with the earlier waves, then here’s a short backgrounder. The first wave was when the PC became inexpensive along with x86 servers. Instead of mainframes, these relatively affordable machines
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Oracle VM: Up to 10 times faster virtualization at a business-friendly price

Virtualization used to be just about simple consolidation. However, IT needs evolve rapidly, and traditional virtualization offerings cannot cope with the changes and new requirements. The old-fashioned virtualization does not have the capability to provide the speed required to provision an application, nor can it satisfy new business
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Oracle ZFS Storage and VCA: The winning combination

One of the best reasons why you should work with Oracle is that the software giant has everything that you could possibly need. And all parts and pieces work well together. Check out the company’s Virtual Compute Appliance solution, where you get the complete offering: you get all
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Top Things to Watch Out for in Tech this 2015

The thing with technology is that it is always changing and dynamic.  Technologies rise, and in due time, they become obsolete.  Some have been around for quite some time but have never really hit primetime just yet.  Others reign for so long that they change the way things
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Hybrid Cloud vs. Private Cloud vs. Public Cloud

Private Cloud, Public Cloud or Hybrid Cloud?  What to choose? Businesses today are realizing the power and the benefits of going into the cloud and that it is no exaggeration to say that every business is in the process of moving into the cloud or seriously planning about
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Cloud Computing and the World of Virtualization: What Should We Know About It?

Because they are closely connected to each other, virtualization and cloud computing are often confused to mean the same thing.  The casual layman, or even somebody from a service provider, treats both as the same.  Both cloud and virtualization address the same issues: making your computing perform better
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What Makes Big Data Better?

  We all know that getting into big data is now vital for competing in a highly competitive marketplace. As Kenneth Cukier has said in his TED talk in Berlin, Germany in June 2014, big data is not only good for taking a look at the big picture
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Oracle VM Guest Additions: Assimilate guest software and virtualization layer directly with ease

Oracle VM Templates gives you pre-configured and pre-installed software images so that you could easily deploy a fully set software stack easily and quickly.  You do not have to worry about the actual installation and you get to save on costs associated with configuring your system.  You can
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Oracle VM 3 and its Application-Driven Virtualization

It is no secret that virtualization has been growing over the years.  Gartner estimated that there were close to 11 million servers around the world employing some kind of virtualization in the middle of 2011. A part of this growth is due to the fact that virtualization proves
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Mobility, Cloud, App and Big Data: The Oracle Way

  Check out any list of hot trends in enterprise technology and you would undoubtedly come across four technologies: mobility, cloud, apps and big data.  Another similarity among these four is that Oracle is able to help you use and manage them. The premise is simple: if a
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