This originally started out as a much longer rant about EMC/VMWare vs. Oracle in general, but WordPress managed to eat the draft, and there’s no way I’m going to rewrite the whole thing, so I’m going to instead write a series of blog posts, each one covering a point in EMC’s recent salvo against Oracle [...]
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Chuck Hollis, one of EMC’s senior execs and frequent blogger, has posted some odds and ends, but the one item that got my dander up was a little blurb on Exadata, Oracle’s storage server appliance. To quote Chuck: “Oracle’s DW behemoth was announced with great fanfare last September. My pointed skepticsm even resulted in a [...]
Chris Evans, the storage architect, just published a post about storage migrations. He talks about how the increasing storage capacity of arrays means that when you have to replace them, the process is ever-so-much more painful. I completely agree, but I think there’s a few points to consider when looking at this process.