Faced with static or shrinking budgets, IT organisations need to lower costs throughout the data center, including costs of servers, storage, downtime, and human resources. But, their business users demand a high quality of service – consistently fast response times, 24x7 availability, and comprehensive security. Oracle Database 11g and Enterprise Edition options including Real Application Clusters, Partitioning, Active Data Guard, Advanced Compression and Advanced Security help IT organizations address what are traditionally considered conflicting challenges. Read on.
Enterprises are experiencing an explosion in the volume of data required to effectively run their businesses. This trend in data growth can be attributed to several key factors. Recent changes in the regulatory landscape, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA, are contributing to this trend by mandating that enterprises retain large amounts of information for long periods of time. Oracle Database 11g Release 1 introduced the Advanced Compression Option to help customers cope with these challenges. Innovations in Oracle compression technologies help customers reduce the resources and costs of managing large data volumes. Read on.
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