Oracle® Database 11g Release 2 is available and downloadable since 01/09/2009 from theOracle Technology Network (OTN). This latest generation of the world’s #1 database builds on the innovations introduced in Oracle Database 11g to help organizations deliver better information throughout the enterprise, at a higher quality of service, and at a much lower cost.
Innovation continues with Oracle 11g Release 2 delivering :
- Consolidating business applications onto low cost database grids
- Maximizing availability and eliminating idle data center redundancy
- Compressing data onto low cost storage partitions for faster performance
- Securely protecting information and enabling compliance
- Doubling DBA productivity and reducing the risk of change
Browse the new Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Portal for the latest information, material, articles, videos and so on.
In the mean time, lets take a closer look on the strong points of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 as promoted by Oracle :
Reduce Server Costs Up to 5x by Consolidating onto the Grid
Reduce Storage Costs
Eliminate Unused Redundancy
Improve Performance for Data Warehouses
Raise DBA Productivity Up to 2x
As mentioned earlier, the main source of information material for Oracle Database 11gR2 is the new Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Portal, while useful information can always be found in Oracles’ “About Oracle Database 11g” section.
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- ChannelWeb – Rick Whiting: Oracle Database 11g Release 2: It’s All About Cutting Costs
- Intelligent Enterprise – Charles Babcock: Oracle Unveils 11g Database, Release 2 of Oracle’s flagship database seeks to consolidate departmental, smaller systems on a data center grid
- SearchOracle.com – Ed Scannell :Oracle releases new database, 11g upgrade will cut costs
- ComputerWeekly.com – Cliff Saran : Oracle tackles storage costs with 11g Release 2
- Information Management – Jim Ericson: Oracle Upgrades 11g includes grid pooling, compression/partitioning and in-memory capabilities for data warehousing
- Intelligent Enterprise – Doug Henschen: Oracle Database R2 Supports In-Memory Query