Welcome to Interview with the Experts, an ongoing series to provide IBM and Oracle clients with updates on the latest technology enablement and to address pressing issues facing today’s IT teams. Watch for the series in the IBM Systems Magazine print and online edition.
- NEW! IBM Flex Systems and PureFlex Systems: Computing simplified
The IBM PureSystems family will fundamentally change the experience and economics of IT. In this final addition to the Interview with the Experts series, we spoke with Alex Cabanes, STG ISV Business Development and Solution Marketing, about the benefits of the IBM PureFlex™ Systems. This document offers a great overview of the PureFlex System for Oracle environments, including benefits and key differentiators of PureFlex vs converged infrastructure systems from other vendors and how PureFlex accelerates Cloud.
- IBM Systems for Oracle Fusion Applications (330KB)
Adding flexibility, scalability and resilience to environments running complex workloads.
In this edition, we talk with IBM’s Emily Benner, Director of ISV Technical Enablement, and Bob Devonshire, Service Area Leader, Oracle Technical Infrastructure and Development, about the benefits of running Oracle’s latest business suite, Oracle Fusion Applications, on IBM Systems.
- IBM and Oracle collaboration protects customer investments (542KB)
Technology partnership and increased IBM enablement investment deliver enhanced service, earlier advanced technology certifications
Inna Kuznetsova, IBM System and Technology Group Vice President of Sales & Marketing for System Software and ISVs, was recently interviewed on the topic of IBM’s relationship with Oracle. Inna discusses the current status of the IBM and Oracle relationship, the resources both companies dedicate to this relationship, and how this benefits our many mutual customers
- IBM Power Systems Product Roadmap for Oracle Database aids technology deployment plans (703KB)
Continuous updates deliver transparency in ongoing technology enablement
In this edition of Interview with the Experts, with Emily Benner, Director, Systems and Technology Group Independent Software Vendor Strategy & Enablement, discusses the significance of the release of the IBM Power Systems™ Product Roadmap for Oracle Database. Topics include what this is, how it is unique and why such a roadmap is significant to IBM and Oracle customers.
- Now certified: IBM PowerVM Live Partition Mobility on Oracle Database 11gR2 (311KB)
Access greater workload flexibility, cost savings and ease-of-management
This ongoing Interview with the Experts Q&A series is designed to provide IBM-Oracle customers with the latest news about technology enablement. This edition features Wayne Martin, IBM Solution Relationship Manager for Oracle, and highlights the recent certification for IBM Live Partition Mobility (LPM) for Oracle database 11gR2.
- Migrating Oracle Database from HP-UX Itanium to IBM AIX (549KB)
Tips for scheduling, technical setup and ensuring operational success
This ongoing Interview with the Experts Q&A series is designed to provide IBM-Oracle customers with the latest news about technology enablement. In this edition, we interview Jim Dilley, Distinguished Engineer, Oracle Solutions Advanced Technical Skills, covering the topic of migrating Oracle databases from HP-UX Itanium to IBM AIX®. This information comes on the heels of Oracle’s recent announcement that it is halting development on HP-UX/Itanium versions of its products.
- Quickly implement JD Edwards software with the IBM i Solution Edition for JD Edwards (1011KB)
New Express Install for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne users deploys solution in three days
In this edition of Interview with the Experts, we talk with Pat Moore, Solution Sales Specialist for the IBM Oracle International Competency Center, and Clark Scholten, Client Technical Specialist, JD Edwards, about IBM i Solution Edition for JD Edwards, available for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World clients, and the new Express Install feature, available for EnterpriseOne users.
- Experience high performance, scalability and ease of virtualization with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 for Linux release on the IBM System zEnterprise (292KB)
Deploying Oracle on zEnterprise reduces footprints, reducing energy, labor, hardware, and optimizes software licensing costs.
This edition of Interview with the Experts, features Bill Reeder, IBM Global IT Optimization Sales Leader, System z, and Wayne Martin, Solution Relationship Manager, ISV Enablement with IBM Systems and Technology Group. In this issue, we discuss how the Oracle Database 11g Release 2 for Linux release on the IBM Enterprise™ System is beneficial to IBM-Oracle customers.
- IBM Storwize V7000 with Easy Tier for Oracle 11g (767KB)
Get maximum efficiency, performance, and cost-effectiveness with solid state drives
This ongoing Interview with the Experts Q&A series is designed to provide IBM-Oracle customers with the latest news about technology enablement. In this issue, IBM’s Larry Chiu, Distinguished Engineer, Strategic Initiatives talks about the benefits of using IBM System Storage Easy Tier™, a built-in feature of the Storwize V7000 disk system, to deploy solid state drives (SSDs) with an Oracle Database.
- Optimize your Oracle Database Environment with Storage Solutions from IBM (192KB)
Enterprise-class features ensure ease of management, high performance, scalability and cost-efficiency
We recently sat down with IBM experts Clod Barerra, Technical Strategist for IBM System Storage; Randy Arsenau, IBM XIV Storage Sales Consultant; and Barry Whyte, IBM Virtual Storage Performance Architect, Hursley Master Inventor, to discuss storage technology trends and why IBM storage systems are the smart choice for Oracle customers. Recent IBM storage innovations have changed the landscape for mid-range storage customers seeking an enterprise-class solution. Technologies like thin provisioning, volume mirroring, automated tiering and point-in-time copies not only help to reduce storage costs, but also increase I/O throughput and response times—both especially critical in the highly transactional Oracle database environment.