Posted by: kurtsh | September 26, 2013

NEWS: The Microsoft/Oracle Partnership (Summary)

imageAs many of you know, Oracle Openworld was held this week in San Francisco. Below, is a link to Brad Anderson’s keynote address which outlines the Microsoft Oracle partnership in more detail and also speaks to the opportunity for Microsoft customers to leverage a singular cloud platform supporting multiple workloads.

What was announced by Microsoft:

  • Microsoft is offering a preview of license-included Windows Server virtual machine images running Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, and the Java Development Kit. You can download it now here.
  • Oracle is also offering bring-your-own-license Oracle Linux virtual machine images running Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server in Windows Azure

What was announced with Oracle?

  • Fully-supported Oracle software, including Java, Oracle Database, and Oracle WebLogic Server, on both Windows Server Hyper-V and Windows Azure.
  • A Windows Azure preview of license-included Windows Server virtual machine images running Oracle Database, Oracle WebLogic Server, and the Java Development Kit.
  • Bring-your-own-license Oracle Linux virtual machine images running Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server – published to the Windows Azure image gallery by Oracle.

What is being announced with Azul Systems & MS Open Tech?

  • Free and open source technology preview for Azul Systems Zulu: OpenJDK for Windows Azure
  • Offering is based on the Java 7 SE OpenJDK implementation and has passed all Java certification tests in the Java SE 7 version of the OpenJDK Community TCK (Technology Compatibility Kit)
  • Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 on Azure
  • Simplified deployment of Java applications on Windows Azure through the existing Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java

Read more here:


Categories

%d bloggers like this: