Storage Stack: The IOUG Storage Systems Newsletter
September 24, 2015

An information resource prepared by Database Trends and Applications Magazine and published in cooperation with the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG).


The Oracle Cloud Platform, a comprehensive, integrated suite of services that makes it easier for developers, IT professionals, business users and analysts to build, extend and integrate cloud applications, has been updated.

Ricoh Company, Ltd, the printing and document management company, is using Oracle's SPARC T5 servers with Oracle ZFS Storage Appliances and Oracle Database to analyze data from RICOH @Remote, its real-time support service for customers in more than 100 countries and regions. To unify the data across the company for accurate views and analysis, Ricoh built a private cloud accessible by the entire remote service group that allows high speed access from internal networks.

Protecting a company's mission-critical Oracle Database information is one of the most important functions any company undertakes, yet it is also one of the most difficult to successfully achieve.

Oracle has expanded its flash storage portfolio with the announcement of an all-flash model of its Oracle FS1 Flash Storage System. Designed to handle concurrent mixed workloads, such as OLTP and high-speed data backup, in enterprise SAN environments as well as in private or public clouds, the system delivers up to 64 all-flash domains, and enables secure data isolation in multitenant cloud environments.