Re: DB Appliance: the attack of the clones

From: Noons <>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 20:53:47 +1000
Message-ID: <j5pliv$dfr$>

John Hurley wrote,on my timestamp of 26/09/2011 3:42 AM:
> Nuno:
> # it cannot scale horizontally
> Neither can my dedicated database servers ... well I guess they can if
> we buy a different one!

I'm talking about storage capacity and bandwidth?

> # and it doesn't have enough capacity to be a single storage solution
> for even a mid-sized business.
> ??? It has a lot more than we use ... guess you may have a pretty big
> idea of what a mid sized business is eh?

Yup. In total, we use a lot more than that for Oracle and Oracle is only 10% of our database storage. And we are by no means large.

> I was guessing that Oracle was announcing they were buying HP!

Now, THAT would be news! :-) Received on Mon Sep 26 2011 - 05:53:47 CDT

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