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Primeur weekly 2012-12-10

The Cloud

Bull awarded for best Private Cloud project ...

Bull launches a new private Cloud data protection service ...

Bull extends its Le cloud by Bull offering, to help organisations reap the full benefit of the Cloud ...

Drag-and-Drop DNA: Novel technique aiding development of new cancer drugs ...

Galaxy on Cloud ...

IBM expands the power of social business with new Cloud and mobile advances ...

Oracle unveils Cloud and consolidation capabilities for Oracle SPARC SuperCluster ...

Desktop Grids

Call for Proposals for Open PhD Competition in Extreme Citizen Science ...

Crucial step in AIDS virus maturation simulated for first time ...

EuroFlash

SMB Engys buys hosted server cluster ...

HP harnesses the power of Big Data with new information optimization solutions ...

HP extends Converged Cloud Portfolio for hybrid delivery environments ...

HP redefines storage simplicity with single architecture for enterprises of all sizes ...

Sogeti consolidates client delivery centre infrastructure seeking business growth with IBM PureSystems ...

University of Manchester is celebrating supercomputing 50 years on ...

projectiondesign F32 projectors visualize the future for Petrobras Research Centres ...

Bismuth provides perfect dance partners for quantum computing qubits ...

USFlash

BP to build U.S. facility to house largest commercial research supercomputer in the world ...

Eurocom ships world's first 8-Core Intel Xeon E5-2690 based 12lbs supercomputer laptop ...

HP acknowledges global mission-critical computing innovators ...

Nextra Teleservices calls for IBM PureSystems over HP to deliver new high-speed broadband services in India ...

University of Kentucky takes academic supercomputing to next level ...

NCAR Officials to address supercomputer allocation use in 2013 ...

Interactive One connects with Oracle Database Appliance to meet high-traffic demands ...

Raritan announces first industry standard 802.11 Wi-Fi solution for intelligent power and environment ...

Grant creates science demilitarized zone at San Diego State University ...

Interactive One connects with Oracle Database Appliance to meet high-traffic demands

4 Dec 2012 Redwood Shores - Interactive One, a digital media company serving Black and Latino Americans, is using Oracle Database Appliance to improve performance and dramatically decrease its hardware footprint.

Interactive One is the digital link to urban consumers, reaching millions of Black and Latino audiences with more than 60 unique brands on both a national and local level.

As Interactive One grew, it needed to rethink its database infrastructure to meet changing performance requirements. The environment consisted of a full rack of storage, servers and switches, including components from 3PAR and SGI that ran six database instances of a custom-built application running approximately 20 million OLTP queries per day.

Recognizing this environment was both expensive to maintain and complex, Interactive One turned to Oracle Database Appliance as the cornerstone of its server refresh and consolidation strategy.

Interactive One deployed Oracle Database Appliance with Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) to assure high availability in a system that's engineered for simplicity, and as a result, was in production a few weeks after purchase in January 2012 - with storage capacity to spare.

By replacing a full rack of servers and storage hardware that ran six database instances with just two Oracle Database Appliances running two database instances, Interactive One significantly increased performance with ample capacity to grow while reducing its rack footprint by 80 percent, and correspondingly reduced power and cooling costs.

Cintra Software & Services Inc., Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), Cintra Software & Services Inc., worked with Interactive One to procure the Oracle Database Appliance.

"For our server refresh and consolidation project we were looking for a solution that would significantly reduce our footprint without affecting performance", stated Piotr Motykiewicz, Vice President of Technology and Product, Interactive One. "Oracle Database Appliance not only fit our needs for this project but also addressed our storage issues. We were able to get it up and running easily and started to see the benefits right away. With Oracle, we effectively removed cost and complexity from our data centre without compromising performance and availability for our user community, while shoring up our infrastructure for future growth."
Source: Oracle

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2012-12-10

The Cloud

Bull awarded for best Private Cloud project ...

Bull launches a new private Cloud data protection service ...

Bull extends its Le cloud by Bull offering, to help organisations reap the full benefit of the Cloud ...

Drag-and-Drop DNA: Novel technique aiding development of new cancer drugs ...

Galaxy on Cloud ...

IBM expands the power of social business with new Cloud and mobile advances ...

Oracle unveils Cloud and consolidation capabilities for Oracle SPARC SuperCluster ...

Desktop Grids

Call for Proposals for Open PhD Competition in Extreme Citizen Science ...

Crucial step in AIDS virus maturation simulated for first time ...

EuroFlash

SMB Engys buys hosted server cluster ...

HP harnesses the power of Big Data with new information optimization solutions ...

HP extends Converged Cloud Portfolio for hybrid delivery environments ...

HP redefines storage simplicity with single architecture for enterprises of all sizes ...

Sogeti consolidates client delivery centre infrastructure seeking business growth with IBM PureSystems ...

University of Manchester is celebrating supercomputing 50 years on ...

projectiondesign F32 projectors visualize the future for Petrobras Research Centres ...

Bismuth provides perfect dance partners for quantum computing qubits ...

USFlash

BP to build U.S. facility to house largest commercial research supercomputer in the world ...

Eurocom ships world's first 8-Core Intel Xeon E5-2690 based 12lbs supercomputer laptop ...

HP acknowledges global mission-critical computing innovators ...

Nextra Teleservices calls for IBM PureSystems over HP to deliver new high-speed broadband services in India ...

University of Kentucky takes academic supercomputing to next level ...

NCAR Officials to address supercomputer allocation use in 2013 ...

Interactive One connects with Oracle Database Appliance to meet high-traffic demands ...

Raritan announces first industry standard 802.11 Wi-Fi solution for intelligent power and environment ...

Grant creates science demilitarized zone at San Diego State University ...