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Fusion-io Tweaks Flash To Speed Up MySQL Databases

Server flash memory maker Fusion-io has tuned up its ioMemory PCI-Express flash cards with two new features that will significantly speed up the performance of MySQL databases. The new ...Full Article

Oracle System Sales Rebound, Underpin Future Cloud

Four years ago, software giant Oracle bought Sun Microsystems and got into the systems business. Sun's business was in decline, and kept falling at a steep and steady rate ...Full Article

Shared Memory Clusters Accelerate Databases

In-memory databases are going mainstream to accelerate analytics, and if the success of SAP's HANA in-memory database is any guide, then it looks like companies will be looking at ...Full Article

Stacking Up Xeon E7 v2 Chips Against The Competition

Since Intel entered the server market formally in 1993, it has used its prowess in manufacturing and its ever-expanding sophistication in chip design to knock countless competitive chips out ...Full Article

The Math On Big NUMA Versus Clusters

Even if you are not thinking of buying a big Sparc/Solaris server, some new math by Oracle might get you to thinking about shared memory machines as opposed to ...Full Article

Corente, Responsys Acquisitions Puff Up Oracle Cloud

Oracle bought Xsigo Systems back in June 2013 so it could virtualize network links for server clusters and their storage across local area networks, and now it has snapped ...Full Article

Future Intel Xeon E7 Processors Sighted

The "Ivy Bridge" revamp of Intel's Xeon server processor line is not quite yet complete, but it is getting close. The "Ivy Bridge-EX" Xeon E7 v2 chip for machines ...Full Article

Oracle Gives Exadata Clusters Hardware Makeover

Customers who are in the middle of buying Exadata database clusters from Oracle had better put a hold on those deals and check out the new Exadata X4-2 machines ...Full Article

Server Sales Pinched in Q3 by Hyperscale Datacenters

It is not an easy time to be one of the big incumbents in the server market these days. There is competition on new fronts and an expectation from ...Full Article

Univa Takes Over Control of Grid Engine from Oracle

The debate over the future of the Grid Engine grid scheduler is over. Univa has acquired the source code, copyrights, and trademarks associated with the software from Oracle and ...Full Article
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