Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Computing
Conference & Expo
November 2-4, 2009 NYC
Register Today and SAVE !..

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
In many cases, the end of the year gives you time to step back and take stock of the last 12 months. This is when many of us take a hard look at what worked and what did not, complete performance reviews, and formulate plans for the coming year. For me, it is all of those things plus a time when I u...
SYS-CON.TV
Start-Up Creates New ‘Assimilated’ IT Architecture
It means to take on the convergence crowd like Cisco-EMC and HP with a product called OmniCube

Stand by, we're in for another IT infrastructure transformation if a Massachusetts start-up by the clumsy name of SimpliVity has anything to say about it.

It's been three years in the oven and finally declared itself done enough to sample the other day in public beta.

It means to take on the convergence crowd like Cisco-EMC and HP with a product called OmniCube, whose patent-pending OmniStack, 60 engineering-years in the making, is supposed to "assimilate all the functionality of today's disintegrated IT infrastructure in a single platform, whose focal point is the virtual machine and the VM administrator."

SimpliVity was started by Doron Kempel, who once headed EMC's Media Solutions Group and might still have a burr under his saddle about EMC, which lost him his new job as CEO of SANgate Systems after it sued him for breeching a non-compete back in 2001.

Anyway, the built-from-the-ground-up OmniCube is supposed to simplify IT infrastructure by combining 10 different products into one rather than dump old products that were never meant to work together into a "disjointed bundle" and call it convergence like the legacy boys do.

The platform is described as a 2U rack-mounted building block that delivers all compute, storage, data protection, and network functions at the VM level within vCenter.

That includes WAN optimization, unified global management, cloud integration, primary storage deduplication, backup deduplication, caching and global scale-out.

Two or more OmniCubes can be deployed together to form an OmniCube Global Federation, a massively scalable pool of shared resources that enables efficient data movement, extensive scalability and enterprise-class system availability managed globally from a single pane of glass.

As you might imagine it'll work on public clouds like Amazon's.

The start-up got the Americas CIO of Dassault Systemes Jim Chilton, presumably a beta customer, to say that the "OmniStack architecture is the most promising IT technology since virtualization."

Heady stuff.

The company says that with OmniCube "all data is deduplicated and compressed at inception, once and forever, at fine-grain 4KB-8KB data sets, across nodes, data centers, geographies, and the public cloud. The OmniCube Accelerator, a PCIe module responsible for all the intensive algorithm processing, ensures that the deduplication and compression can run inline with no impact on performance. The management and mobility of data in these very small data sets enables the assimilation of OmniCube's core functionality - data mobility, resource sharing, intelligent caching, scalability and high availability - into a single platform. Thus, OmniCube supplants the functionality of numerous traditional independent products."

The widgetry, which will also compete with other start-ups like Nutanix and Scale Computing, is supposed to be a VMworld next week and start at $54,990. It will go through the channel to target mid-size companies.

SimpliVity has raised an initial $18 million from Accel Partners and Charles River Ventures as well as its founder. It will reportedly go out for more money soon.

About Maureen O'Gara
Maureen O'Gara the most read technology reporter for the past 20 years, is the Cloud Computing and Virtualization News Desk editor of SYS-CON Media. She is the publisher of famous "Billygrams" and the editor-in-chief of "Client/Server News" for more than a decade. One of the most respected technology reporters in the business, Maureen can be reached by email at maureen(at)sys-con.com or paperboy(at)g2news.com, and by phone at 516 759-7025. Twitter: @MaureenOGara

In order to post a comment you need to be registered and logged in.

Register | Sign-in

Reader Feedback: Page 1 of 1

SOA World Latest Stories
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand usin...
Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to containers as the new virtual machine for resource management. As container adoption grows beyond stateless applications to stateful workloads, the need for persistent storage is founda...
In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Scott Davis, CTO of Embotics, discussed how automation can provide the dynamic management required to cost-effectively deliver microservices and container solutions at scale. He also discussed how flexible automation is the key to effectively bridging...
DevOpsSummit New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus ...
CloudEXPO New York 2018, colocated with DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City and will bring together Cloud Computing, FinTech and Blockchain, Digital Transformation, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, AI, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one l...
Most DevOps journeys involve several phases of maturity. Research shows that the inflection point where organizations begin to see maximum value is when they implement tight integration deploying their code to their infrastructure. Success at this level is the last barrier to at-will d...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021


SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE