The Cloud is Now
By Mark van de Wiel, HVR CTO | SPONSORED CONTENT
Organizations have adopted the cloud with open arms and for good reason, but not without challenges.
Jumping from Exadata to Cloud? Let the Migrator Beware
Numerous Cloud providers continue to accentuate the positive implications of moving Oracle databases from enterprise systems like Exadata to a Cloud-centric environment such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, or the Oracle Cloud. However, promises of lower licensing costs, improved application workload performance, and simpler system governance and orchestration have often been dashed when reality sets in. Join Bert Scalzo and Jim Czuprynski, Oracle ACEs and experienced Oracle database administrators (DBAs), for a casual give-and-take on what they have recently seen in the current Cloud marketplace … as well as some timely advice for considering what you’ll need to do when moving to the Cloud.
DevOps — It's About Modernization
Often misinterpreted as a buzzword endorsing development teams taking over platform and infrastructure roles, DevOps is, in fact, all about development and operational modernization. Rather than operating as siloed, asynchronous teams as has been the norm for decades, DevOps represents a fundamental, holistic, organization-wide shift not only in processes and tools, but in people and culture.