Follow Beyond Oracle on facebook

October 3, 2012  |  cloud, dba, off-Topic  |  No Comments

Hi folks, We can't stop the social flow! Social networks are ruling the world. So as I had some free time lately, I decided do create a facebook fan page. For most of us with a facebook profile visited daily, it's easier to follow syndications and we've got a better preview...

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Installing NGINX on RHEL 5/6 (Centos and Oracle Linux too)

May 14, 2012  |  cloud, linux, security  |  No Comments

I'm an huge NGINX fan. Nginx pronounced “Engine-X” is an open source Web server and a reverse proxy server for HTTP, SMTP, POP3 and IMAP protocols, with a strong focus on high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. Nginx is awesome... really. I use it since 0.6 beta and never had...

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Oracle Weblogic 12c is available… and targets the Cloud!

December 1, 2011  |  cloud, weblogic  |  No Comments

Today Oracle WebLogic Server 12c was announced. 12c is the new release of the number 1 application server for conventional and engineered systems plus cloud environments. Oracle WebLogic Server delivers innovative new capabilities for building, deploying and running Java applications. Part of Fusion Middleware, Weblogic Server is the center piece of...

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Oracle is pretty serious about cloud! Just bought RightNow

November 28, 2011  |  cloud  |  No Comments

If anyone have any doubts about Oracle's commitment to cloud computing, this move should clear any doubts. RightNow is primarily known for its business model of offering its software as a hosted service in the cloud. The $1.43 billion move will spark more rumors and speculation of bids for other...

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Oracle supported features on Amazon RDS

July 1, 2011  |  cloud, dba, security  |  3 Comments

What are the differences between Oracle Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Oracle Database software? This question is heard very often from people that want to go for a trial on Oracle for Amazon RDS. For instance, most of them ask if Enterprise Manager is available on Oracle RDS. And...

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Creating Oracle Database 11g on Amazon RDS (video)

May 26, 2011  |  cloud, dba  |  5 Comments

In my last post I've wrote about the new Oracle Database service provided by Amazon Relational Database Services. Today I'll demonstrate, with a video, how to create an connect to the Oracle Database service provided by Amazon RDS. First, you should know that this is "only" a database cloud service, so...

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