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Oracle Open World: It’s a wrap …

Wow, what a week this was. Oracle announced so many new technologies that by the third day, most of the attendees suffered from an information overload.

Some of the buzz words on Oracle Open World 2012:

  • Cloud, Cloud and more Cloud
  • Mobile
  • Social
  • Big Data
  • Exadata X3
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Pluggable Databases
  • SaaS
  • PaaS
  • IaaS

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Oracle Open World: Day 4

Day four, what can I say about it? I think above picture illustrates it. Everyone is tired of attending all the sessions from 8 am to 6 pm and after this, attending the music events and all kinds of networking parties. You barely have the time to sit down and have lunch. But what is the news of today you might want to ask? Let’s put it this way, if you have attended the first couple of days, the information load is so much that you can barely absorb it. Today was a day of sessions with mainly redundant information.

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Oracle Open World: Day 3

After attending Oracle Open World for three days, it looks like the future is all about handling big data, flash, hardware, mobile and social media and all of this in the cloud. And Oracle is supplying all of these, although we see competitive products from partners. Oracle is really making cloud the new standard for your business and you can see this in all the keynotes. No more on premises hardware, maintenance, upgrade, just a monthly fee and you are up and running with your entire infrastructure.

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Oracle Open World: Day 2

What a day today was! The day started off with a keynote on again Exadata X3 and in memory pluggable databases. In addition to Larry’s keynote, not only did we see screenshots, we actually saw a live demo and use cases. And this continued throughout the entire day. Every Oracle session had a demo on a live system. Oracle is not just selling a dream, but demoing actual (nearly) complete ship able products.

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