back to article Oracle's on-prem cloud plan is mostly Engineered Systems

When Larry Ellison promised on-premises cloud kit identical to Oracle's cloud, we wondered just what form those boxes would take. The answer? Pretty much more of the company's Engineered Systems. Today, said Scott Newman, Oracle's Australia New Zealand's senior director for Platforms and Data Capital Pre-Sales, Oracle's Cloud …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    SPARC

    My source tells me that these Engineered Solutions will be SPARC based.

    AC to protect my source

    1. David Halko

      Re: SPARC

      > My source tells me that these Engineered Solutions will be SPARC based.

      With hardware crypto & decompression engines, could be a good choice!

      There was an Oracle job posting some time back, asking for OVM for SPARC training course material to be re-written to support Linux on SPARC...

      I wonder if this is the time for introduction?

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: SPARC

        It may well be time :)

        If what I was told, or rather teased about is true, Larry will be releasing an Exadata SPARC Linux box.

        1. Phil 4

          Re: SPARC

          Oracle has announced (its first) Linux on SPARC system, its called Exadata SL6, based on SPARC M7 running Oracle Linux. More details here: http://ora.cl/Yu3p

    2. returnofthemus

      Re: SPARC

      No Roadmap!

      No Eco-system!

      No Future!

  2. returnofthemus

    Oracle's on-prem cloud plan is mostly Engineered ....

    Bullshit!

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  4. Gene Cash Silver badge

    Newman?

    Is that a first name? Last name? Title? Maybe editing dropped the sentence in which he was introduced?

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