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Oracle Runaway Licenses, Catch Them If You Can

Posted by COLLIER IT on Jul 22, 2019 3:32:02 PM

One of the services Collier IT offers to our customers is Oracle licensing optimization, especially at the core technology (Database) tier. Some of the triggers for this are mergers, acquisitions, license audits, or budget cuts.

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Topics: OLTP, Oracle, cost savings, AFA

Performance of Oracle Databases on CISC vs. RISC with VIOLIN

Posted by COLLIER IT on May 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Collier IT customers have been embracing CISC-based solutions for a number of years, with chip architectures ranging from x86 to AMD to x64. Performance of these systems continues to improve with core count and memory size. Architectures vary from single systems with attached storage to converged infrastructure systems with extremely fast (and expensive) storage options.

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Topics: Oracle, performance comparison

Converged Infrastructure vs. RISC-Based Server: Database Comparison

Posted by COLLIER IT on Mar 13, 2019 12:41:20 PM

Collier IT has extensive experience guiding customers through modernization utilizing converged infrastructure solutions. In a number of cases, this process revolves around licensing cost sustainability as well as price/performance of low-end converged infrastructure, virtualized blades, and high-end converged infrastructure. Recently, the release of the new RISC processors has generated interest to see how they might compare in this type of evaluation.

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