Oracle Database In-Memory…You Rock!

Oracle recently compared SAP’s BW-EML benchmark running on HANA with Oracle’s 12c In-Memory option running on Oracle Exadata. In this test, Oracle used an equal number of CPUs as used in SAP benchmarking and Oracle came in 2X faster! Generally, SAP does...

Data is growing, so Exadata does too…

The recent report from IDC and EMC (now Dell) on ‘Data Growth, Business Opportunities, and the IT Imperatives’ says, Data is growing 40% annually. Does that mean that Exadata also grows? Exadata was first released in 2008 as Oracle’s first “Engineered System,”...

100 Pounds of Stale Corn Flakes

We have all felt our jaws drop in a warehouse store. “So cheap! For so much!”  Even when you know you don’t need an entire pallet of corn flakes, the temptation to buy is almost irresistible. Then the scout jamboree gets canceled and buyer’s remorse sets in. Suddenly...