How does one of the largest Oracle Applications deployments in the world (EMC IT) deploy Oracle technologies with EMC technologies in its Data Center?

So for you with an existing investment in Oracle software and EMC technologies and  looking to make better leverage of new EMC technologies, EMC IT can be a real-world example for  Oracle deployments, EMC IT best practices and lessons learned with Oracle and EMC technologies.

EMC IT has the following attributes as an Oracle customer:

One of the largest Oracle Applications deployment in the world depending on Oracle module 4th-5th largest in the world both in database deployments, users and transactions

  • Production RAC Oracle Applications deployment 11.5.10CU2 Database greater than  8 TB in size
  • A Global Data Warehouse Oracle RAC Database greater than 12 TB in size
  • Same challenge as all Oracle customers 
    • Oracle challenges (Licenses. Patching, Deployment Options, Legacy platform Migrations)
    • Oracle Lifecycle Maintenance of Oracle Server (11gR2, 11gR1, 10gR2) and applications technologies (Oracle Applications)
    • Storage challenge- EMC IT still has to purchase its storage like everyone else

So for customers with an existing investment in Oracle software and  EMC hardware, and those looking to make better leverage of new EMC,  Oracle best practices, this can be a counterpoint to Oracle’s  Corporation approaches.

 

The EMC IT story is a strong real-world proof points that should give a strong counterpoint to Oracle’s (Exadata, Exalogic, and Oracle technologies) story:

 

  • Strong counterpoint to Exadata in an Oracle Data Warehouse deployment.  Real World Proof point EMC IT Oracle BI Grid

 

EMC IT started a migration from a closed legacy infrastructure to an open platform with an Oracle RAC deployed to an expandable performant-balanced hardware infrastructure. Read about how EMC utilized its Symmetrix V-Max storage array and local and remote replication technologies to design, develop, and deploy its Oracle BI Grid.

 

 

EMC Live Webinar - EMC IT's Journey to an Open, Expandable Oracle BI Grid EMC Live webinar

 

  • Strong counterpoint to Exadata in a Big Data/Analytics deployment. Real World  Proof point  – EMC IT Greenplum DCA enhances EMC IT Global Data Warehouse Whitepaper

 


EMC IT’s EMC Greenplum Data Computing Appliance Enhances EMC IT’s Global Data Warehouse:


White Paper: EMC Greenplum Data Computing Appliance Enhances EMC IT's Global Data Warehouse

Abstract: This white paper illustrates a synergistic model for deploying EMC’s Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA) with EMC IT’s incumbent Global Data Warehouse infrastructure. It illustrates the migration steps from EMC’s IT Global Data Warehouse, and the progress Greenplum DCA enabled EMC to make in addressing its growing data(“Big Data”)and accelerated analytics.

 

EMC Live Webinar Replay


Do you have growing "Big Data" and need accelerated analytics?

Learn how EMC IT creates an infrastructure for EMC's Greenplum Data Computing Appliance (DCA) with EMC IT's  Global Data Warehouse. Showing the migration to the DCA, and the improvements Greenplum DCA creates for EMC.

 

Register to view this recorded webcast and discover  - Register for Replay

  • Co-exist - No forklift upgrade needed. Illustrating  a phased approach to enhance your Oracle Data Warehouse implementation
  • Extreme Performance - See EMC IT's performance gains
    • Faster Data Loads

    • On-the-fly AggregationN

    • Near Real-Time (NRT) Analytics versus Manual Analytics   

  • Migration - Diminish risk of an Oracle Data Warehouse to a Greenplum migration
  • BI-as-a-Service -  Greenplum DCA creates a platform for the delivery of Business Intelligence as a Service

 

The EMC IT story is a strong real-world examples that should give you approaches to Oracle technologies deployments, lessons learned and EMC IT’s Best Practices: 

 

  • EMC IT as an innovator in using Oracle and EMC technologies illustrated by the documented migration method of the 8TB production Oracle 11.5.10CU2 CRM RAC database and the use of EMC technologies to accelerate the Oracle Applications Lifecycle management of EMC IT's many Oracle environments and instances.
  • Strong counterpoint to an Exadata in an Oracle EBusiness Suite deployment

 

Real World  Proof point  - EMC IT “On-Ramp” Whitepaper, EMC Live Webinars

 

EMC IT’s “On-Ramp” to the Cloud Whitepaper:


EMC IT's "On-Ramp" to the Journey to the Private Cloud

Abstract:
This white paper illustrates EMC IT's system replatform from a legacy infrastructure (Sun SPARC and Solaris) to an open platform (Intel and Linux), Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and EMC IT Oracle 11i CRM RAC approach. The migration resulted in up to 20 times better performance and $5 million to $7 million in savings

 

EMC IT’s “On-Ramp” to the Cloud - Replay

EMC Live Webinar - EMC IT, one of the largest deployments of Oracle E-Business Suite worldwide, utilized Cisco's UCS and an EMC VMAX to migrate its E-Business Suite RAC database and infrastructure from a legacy SPARC system to an open and scalable x86 platform. This migration served as EMC IT's "On-Ramp" to the Cloud.

          • Executed a procedure to migrate EMC's 8 TB Oracle E-Business Suite production database to an open platform.
          • Reduced end-user response times and batch runtimes by over 60 percent.
          • Achieved CAPEX/OPEX savings of $5 million to $7 million

 

Moving to Cloud Enabled Oracle Databases webcast recording 

 

Real World  Proof point  - EMC IT EMC IT’s Virtual Oracle Deployment Whitepaper, EMC Live Webinars

  • Strong counter architecture (VMware-centric No RAC, Moving from Oracle EE to Oracle SE, vSphere 5, DRS, HA) versus the standard Oracle architecture (RAC, Oracle EE, MAA, Dataguard)
  • Movement away from Oracle Enterprise Edition to Oracle Standard Edition deployments
  • Oracle RAC as a "Corner Case" - See Darryl Smith’s blog entry: https://community.emc.com/people/DarrylBSmith/blog/2011/11/01/is-oracle-rac-becoming-more-of-a-corner-case
  • Disaster Recover Avoidance via VMware technologies (HA, DRS) versus Disaster Recovery deployment of Oracle RAC, Dataguard, MAA

 

EMC IT’s Virtual Oracle Deployment Whitepaper: 

 

EMC IT’s Virtual Oracle Deployment Framework - VCE Vblock, VMware vSphere, High Availability, Distributed Resource Scheduler, vMotion, Templates

Abstract:
Migrating from a physical Data Center to a virtual Data Center requires best practices for deploying virtualized Oracle databases. This white paper will illustrate EMC IT's framework for deploying virtualized Oracle databases, including both business supporting and mission critical applications, which will become a foundational for the as-a-Service; cloud deployment model. This paper illustrates EMC IT's approach by showing its Oracle Virtual Deployment Framework. This framework answers the questions of when and what to deploy using Oracle virtual deployment models based upon two key business service levels of availability (99.9 to 99.999 %) and scalability (from 1 CPU to N CPUs). These models make virtual deployment models of Oracle simplified, accelerated and give cost savings, consolidation and efficiency to EMC IT operations and infrastructure.

 

Virtual Oracle Deployment Best Practices from EMC IT - Replay

Interested in learning how to deploy Oracle databases on a virtualized infrastructure? Join EMC IT as they review their own virtual Oracle deployment. Exploit best practices and discover how VMware vSphere greatly accelerated and facilitated the migration. What's more, learn to use this framework as a foundation for an Oracle-as-a-Service cloud deployment model.

Register to view this recorded webcast and discover:

  • When and what to deploy for virtualizing Oracle databases as you migrate both business-supporting and mission-critical applications.
  • How virtual Oracle deployment models offer simplified, accelerated, and cost-effective consolidation for operation and infrastructure efficiency.
  • Best practices to create significant CAPEX and OPEX savings, while improving quality and agility…deploy Oracle in minutes versus months.

 

 

Oracle Data ILM - Oracle Data Growth over time


Use of Informatica’s solutions versus Oracle’s “Slice” and “Squeeze” approach (Oracle’s Partitioning and Compression solutions).

 

Oracle Data Growth over time


Use of Informatica’s solutions versus Oracle’s “Slice” and “Squeeze” approach (Oracle’s Partitioning and Compression solutions).

 

Managing Data Growth with Archiving and Intelligent Storage Tiering

 

Webinar

http://info.emc.com/mk/get/DAP_RE?P.ctp_program_execution.Source_ID=DBM9278-14228

 

Databases, enterprise applications, and data warehouses continue to grow at a rapid pace.

Join experts from EMC and Informatica for a discussion on managing data growth with archiving and intelligent storage tiering. We will also discuss how you can save significant costs by retiring legacy applications while ensuring easy access to the retired data. EMC IT will share their experience and achieved results.

  • Reduce your total cost of ownership (TCO) with      archiving and intelligent storage tiering
  • Improve database and data warehouse performance by 30      percent
  • Reduce business outages due to maintenance activities
  • Meet or exceed your service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Eliminate up to 95 percent of the costs associated with      keeping legacy applications running
  • Cost effectively retain data to ensure compliance,      while maintaining easy access to the data
  • Request an intelligent storage tiering assessment to      find out how you can cut costs and optimize your specific environment

 

Retirement

http://www.emc.com/collateral/hardware/white-papers/h6579-informatica-data-retirement-poc-wp.pdf

 

This white paper illustrates the ability to reduce the data growth challenge seen with EMC IT's Oracle Applications CRM implementation via a Proof of Concept (POC) sponsored by the EMC IT organization. This POC will demonstrate the rapid retirement of three modules of an acquired company's Oracle E-Business Suite footprint via Informatica's Data Archive for Retirement solution.

 

Subset

http://www.emc.com/collateral/software/white-papers/h6438-70-tb-disk-savings-wp.pdf

 

Exponential Data Growth with enterprise applications such as Oracle E-Business Suite brings challenges for IT organizations. Learn how the EMC IT organization reduced its data growth challenges via Informatica Data Subset solution.

 

Archive

http://www.emc.com/collateral/software/white-papers/h6539-60-tb-4-days-informatica-data-archive-poc-wp.pdf

Exponential data growth with enterprise applications such as Oracle E-Business Suite brings challenges for IT organizations. Learn how the EMC IT organization reduced its data growth challenges via Informatica's Data Archive solution.