Re: Oracle 11gR2 is GA today

From: Hemant K Chitale <>
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 23:33:45 +0800
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Notice that DBA Productivity increase isn't that high ?! Not the "you don't need a DBA to run an automated self-tuning database" message anymore ?

At 05:40 AM Wednesday, Kerry Osborne wrote:
>Wow - I think somebody let the marketing guys get a hold of that one!
>Oracle Database 11g Release 2, the second release of the award winning Oracle
>Database 11g, provides the foundation for IT
>professionals to successfully deliver more
>information with higher quality of service, make
>more efficient use of their budgets, and
>reduce the risk of change in data centers. By
>deploying Oracle Database 11g Release 2
>as their data management foundation,
>organizations can utilize the full power of the
>worldʼs leading database to:
>• reduce server costs by a factor of 5,
>• reduce storage requirements by a factor of 12,
>• improve mission critical system performance by a factor of 10,
>• increase DBA and Developer productivity by a factor of 2,
>• eliminate idle redundancy in the data center
>To quote Ned Pepper in True Grit (it's a really
>old John Wayne movie for those of you too young to have heard of it):
> "I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man."
>I mean, I can't wait to try out some of the new
>features, and no doubt there are some very
>interesting enhancements, but seriously, how did
>they calculate all those numbers? Marketing guys crack me up.
>Kerry Osborne

Hemant K Chitale

Received on Wed Sep 02 2009 - 10:33:45 CDT

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