July 12, 2012
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In this post, I compare IBM PureApplication System to Oracle Exalogic. Trying to compare IBM PureApplication System to Oracle Exalogic is like comparing latest generation digital SLR camera to the film camera. They both serve similar purpose, and in the end – you “might” be able to get similar results, but with huge differences in cost per picture, convenience, level of skills, and amount of time involved.
Read full article: Oracle Exalogic – the emperor has no clothes! part 2.
May 9, 2012
Oracle says IBM is behind in system integration, clearly attempting to obscure the fundamental gap between IBM PureSystems and Oracle’s Exa series. Read detailed post here: PureApplication delivers expertise. Exalogic requires it…
Last week at Impact IBM’s Jerry Cuomo delivered a compelling overview of the differences between new IBM PureApplication System and Oracle Exalogic. Watch the recording of the session:
March 9, 2012
Just a little over a year ago Oracle manufactured the first official Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud X2-2 box. There is a lot of hype around Exalogic and in this post I will try to separate that hype from reality and answer the questions about Oracle Exalogic.
- What exactly is Oracle Exalogic?
- Is Oracle Exalogic a true appliance?
- How is Exalogic different from any other x86 server hardware sold by HP, Dell, IBM and others?
- Exalogic is a lot of hardware – can it be virtualized?
- Exalogic is called “Elastic Cloud” by Oracle. What makes it cloud enabled?
- Is Oracle really first to market with the hardware and software engineered system?
- How many customers are using Exalogic today in production?
- How can Oracle claim 2-3X improvement in performance with Exalogic over traditional hardware?
- Is it true that Oracle Exalogic is “Open and Standards Based”, while IBM’s 795 server is proprietary?
- What kind of a solution would you recommend to customers who want to adopt cloud technology today?
- Summary – comparison of IBM System z, Power7 System and Oracle Exalogic
Read full article here: Oracle Exalogic – the emperor has no clothes!.