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Uwe Heine, Chief Alliance Officer
SuSE Linux, Inc.
The drivers toward a Universal OS
The future vision for Oracle users
Oracle and SuSE today
SuSE enterprise product roadmap
Why SuSE?
Welcome the attendees to your presentation and thank them for coming.
Tell them that this is the agenda and explain each point:
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Delivers in more than 70 countries
Largest Open Source Development Team
Founding Member of United Linux
400+ employees worldwide (~150 developers)
40 Million Euro in Sales (2002)
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1999 Invented platform independent Linux technology:
SuSE Linux AutoBuildTM
First Linux on Mainframe:
2/2003 First Linux 5 year maintenance offering
4/2003 First Linux for AMD64 (developed since 2000)
5/2003 First Carrier Grade Linux (std. Distribution)
6/2003 First Linux Desktop for the enterprise (5 yr maint.)
First EAL 2 Security Certification
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support
z-Series mainframe 64bit
Source: IDC 2002
IDC and other major analysts groups have projected that Linux will be the one of two predominate operating systems in the foreseeable future. Ideed, a survey conducted last November by CIO.com showed that 53% of all CIO's plan on Linux being their predominate OS within five years. And today we see significant declines in sales of all other major operating systems except Microsoft Windows. Three issues come to light when you investigate the popularity of Linux:
First, it fulfills the strategic objectives held by your CIOs and CTOs.
Second, it brings a number of strategic and tactical benefits to IT in general.
All this leads Linux toward fulfilling the long held dream of IT – a Universal Operating system that can be used everywhere with reliability. Let’s examine these three factors and relate them to Oracle users.
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Streamline operations
Over the last year, SuSE has been interviewing CIOs and CTOs about their views on Linux. Many of their motivations for adopting SuSE Linux can be reduced to several key points, and here are the four main issues SuSE identified:
They want to reduce the total number of technologies in their IT environment. SuSE Linux is key in this endeavor as the Universal Operating System runs on nine different platforms, and gives the IT organization ample choices for hardware support. One operating system everywhere, from mainframe to laptop. Since Oracle leads the database market and extended to many platforms, SuSE and Oracle are two key technologies that will remain.
The side effect of reducing technologies means that the IT staff can become smarter on few technologies, instead of the current state of affairs where IT is divided into fragments camps. C-level executives expect consolidated skills to drive proactive thinking and planning, human skill portability across platforms, and better responsiveness, both technically and to business demands.
That last aspect is important as the third CIO concern is being more responsive to changing business demands. Your CEO has learned that technology is a competitive weapon – a tool for growing the business. IT must adapt to rapidly changing business demands. So a smaller set of well chosen core technologies allows this to happen. And, a smarter staff responds to changes better. Also, SuSE and Oracle have huge ecosystems of 3rd party and Open Source solutions, giving more alternatives based on your two mission-critical foundation technologies.
The last key CIO objective is to streamline operations -- to make IT work better. All the elements we have discussed lead toward streamlined operations. A Universal Operating System with a market leading DBMS create a foundation upon which IT teams can rapidly meet all business objectives.
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One environment, many platforms
Source
Code
x86
z-Series
p-Series
i-Series
32-bit
Opteron
Itanium
64-bit
As I said before, IT has longed for the day when there was a Universal OS. That day is not only here, but SuSE has been delivering it for several years. SuSE Linux is delivering a Universal Operating System on every popular platform used by IT. Intel and AMD boxes. 32- and 64-bit. Minis and mainframes.
The key to our Universal OS is that we build all of our products from a single source code base. We have an automated process called AutoBuild that creates each package and assures perfect cross platform interoperability. And this makes life easier not only for DBAs and database developers, but also for Oracle. With support from SuSE, Oracle is fulfilling their promise of a Linux future and making Oracle products available on a broad, rich set of platforms.
All this leads us back to your CIO. With this level of standardization and interoperability, your IT staff collaborates better, and can be assigned tasks on different platforms. The operating system is identical, the DBMS is identical, and the development tools are identical. With this level of human adaptability and portability, and the growth in technical expertise that drives, your CIO will meet the demands your organization faces. Your CIO will have an agile IT department.
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Where the rubber meets the road – Oracle and SuSE today
HP and IBM benchmarks
How we got there
Oracle support of Enterprise Server
SuSE and Oracle have taken the lead together on many fronts, all focused on IT and streamlining your operations. In the next few slides I want to cover . . .
Some great benchmarks developed by Hewlett Packard and IBM, both using Oracle on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server.
I also want to talk a bit about how Oracle and SuSE got to the current point of technology superiority and where we will move forward in the months and years to come.
And last, but to my mind, certainly not least, is how Oracle as a company is providing technical support for SuSE Linux and the value that brings to you.
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Benchmarks
OASB benchmarks
HP scales out – cluster
Source: Oracle Applications Standard Benchmark, http://www.oracle.com/apps_benchmark
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eServer xSeries 440
Recently, both HP and IBM submitted Oracle Application benchmarks. The two companies took different approaches to scalability of Oracle applications.
IBM created a bigger box – eight processes in all. We call this “scaling up”. Hewlett Packard built a Real Application Cluster. This is an example of “scaling out”. Both used standard Intel processors. Nice to know you can scale up or out using SuSE Linux.
As you can see from these benchmarks, you have more options that ever for delivering reliable, one-second response time to thousands of Oracle application users. And this is with off-the-shelf 32-bit hardware. We have see early benchmarks for systems running on Opteron, AMD's new 64-bit architecture, and you can expect even better news in the near future.
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Oracle Extends Unbreakable Linux Initiative To Include UnitedLinux
Work with SuSE and the community to drive features into Linux
Development teams constantly collaborate
Ongoing scalability and performance testing
Oracle tests are part of SuSE’s development process
Oracle and SuSE development teams tightly coordinated
All SuSE Linux Enterprise Server service packs are Oracle tested
Every Oracle Product Runs on SLES8 Today
Oracle and SuSE have been working together for a number of years, and our collaboration accelerated when SuSE led the United Linux initiative and Oracle invited us into the Unbreakable Linux community. We recognize technology leadership in one another, and have built strong ties based on that mutual mindset.
SuSE and Oracle collaborate on features important to both IT and to the community, and have made commitments to ensure the technology finds its way back into GPL code.
Our teams are in constant communications and work to optimize Linux for databases and scalability. In this we are in a constant test and certification mode, to assure that Oracle products work perfectly in a SuSE Linux Enterprise Server environment. Likewise, we recertify Oracle products whenever SuSE releases a service pack.
This means two very important things for you, the Oracle customer: First, Oracle and SuSE are ahead of the curve in terms of product readiness. You will never be kept waiting for the latest and greatest in Linux database technologies. And this also means that all Oracle products run on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server, today.
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Direct support of SuSE Linux worldwide
Single point of contact
Single point of solution
No additional Oracle support contract required
Customers must have SuSE Maintenance Contract
Being an old timer in the IT community, I know well the line that when it comes to technical support, IT wants one throat to choke – one number to call when things go wrong. It is important to IT because they cannot live with cross-vendor finger pointing. Not that this exists between Oracle and SuSE given the depth of our relationship.
The great good news is that Oracle now supports SuSE Linux Enterprise Server – period. If you have a problem with your database server, and that problem arises from any SuSE component, then Oracle will provide the front-line support you need to bring your application back on line.
Some customers may want to go one step further and get support elsewhere. SuSE Linux Enterprise Server is also supported by the major hardware vendors HP, IBM and Sun, and by SAP for those people using SAP with Oracle.
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SuSE and Oracle will Lead
Collaboration with key hardware vendors; three way partnership with SuSE, joint support agreements
HP, IBM, Fujitsu-Siemens, SGI
Oracle Linux ISV Initiative
Develop
Market
Sell
That last point – about support from the hardware vendors -- is interesting in as much as the Oracle and SuSE relationship extends to the hardware vendors. There are three-way relationships at work where Oracle and SuSE collaborate with IBM, HP and Fujitsu-Siemens to extend support even further. Oracle and SuSE have a keen interest in assuring that hardware is reliable and robust in support of your databases, and that requires the active participation of the hardware vendors.
But there are other interest as well. You can enjoy one-stop-shopping in many instances. You can order bundled sets of servers with SuSE Linux and Oracle together, streamlining your procurement and deployment processes. That's the power of the SuSE and Oracle relationship – we are driving solutions to meet your needs.
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29.10.2003 - SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 Servicepack 3
06/07.2004 - SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
06/07.2004 - SuSE Linux Standard Server 9
11.2004 – SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 Servicepack 4
SuSE Linux Server Roadmap
The planned Server Roadmap looks as followed.
While we include enhancements into Serverfamily 8 due to our long lifecycle commitment, we also plan to have the next generation of the serverfamily next year in q2/q3.
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Available 15.09.2003
Ease of use administration frontends
Internetprotocol IP Version 6
United Linux V1.0 included
Servicepack 3
Available 29.10.2003
Kernel 2.4.21
Samba 2.2.9
Java 1.4.1
USV packages
Additonal Kernelenhancements to 2.4.21
many features from 2.5 // 2.6 Kernel are backported to that kernel.
Include latest stable Java version
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Available 6/7.2004
Kernel 2.6
Glibc 2.3
Full LDAP enablement
...
Move to Kernel 2.6, although [very important to mention] we have already backported most of the important features into kernel 2.4.19 / 2.4.21.
A major enhancement will also be the inclusion of additional wizards to have a optimized, user friendly front end for their need.
Inclusion of the new compilir is also planned
SuSE will make best efforts to have a binary compatible system to SLES 8.
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The stability of elegant engineering
Our focused attention on making IT successful
The backing of major HW and SW vendors like...
Move to Kernel 2.6, although [very important to mention] we have already backported most of the important features into kernel 2.4.19 / 2.4.21.
A major enhancement will also be the inclusion of additional wizards to have a optimized, user friendly front end for their need.
Inclusion of the new compilir is also planned
SuSE will make best efforts to have a binary compatible system to SLES 8.
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Why SuSE ? Partnerships!
SuSE's industry relations are extensive. The largest ecosystem of 3rd party hardware and software vendors have gathered around SuSE because of our unchallenged hardware reach, and our global software relationships. When you deploy Oracle on SuSE, you are assured not only of the great solutions available from the Open Source community, but also of the solutions offered by all the major 3rd party vendors as well.
But you also get something even more important. You get the support from a mature company. SuSE has been a commercial Linux distributor for eleven years, longer than anyone else. Because of our history, you get a Universal Operating System that has been engineered for mainframes, and has the reliability of SuSE's unmatched engineering disciplines
This SuSE focus on the critical needs of IT, our superior engineering, and our global partnerships is what sets SuSE apart from all other Oracle operating systems.
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Reduction of maintenance overview
centralized system
Corporate Profile
Industry: Public Services
Employees: around 45,000
Move to Kernel 2.6, although [very important to mention] we have already backported most of the important features into kernel 2.4.19 / 2.4.21.
A major enhancement will also be the inclusion of additional wizards to have a optimized, user friendly front end for their need.
Inclusion of the new compilir is also planned
SuSE will make best efforts to have a binary compatible system to SLES 8.
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N800 servers, each populated with 4 Intel Pentium III
Xeon processors and using 10 GB RAM
Oracle 9i Database
Key benefits
High availability
Good scalability
Move to Kernel 2.6, although [very important to mention] we have already backported most of the important features into kernel 2.4.19 / 2.4.21.
A major enhancement will also be the inclusion of additional wizards to have a optimized, user friendly front end for their need.
Inclusion of the new compilir is also planned
SuSE will make best efforts to have a binary compatible system to SLES 8.
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Conclusions
This is not the future . . . It is here and now
SuSE & Oracle support your CIO’s agenda
The SuSE/Oracle partnership is deep, broad, and growing
SuSE & Oracle team with the top hardware vendors
SuSE and Oracle will make you successful
Before I conclude and take questions, there are a few things which I want you to know and believe.
The first is that the Universal Operating System is not future-speak . . . not an engineer's dream. It is here and now. Right here in the Bay Area we have a customer, a large and well known financial institution, that runs SuSE Linux on their mainframe, on their clusters, on their file-and-print servers, and even their desktops. People are deploying the Universal Operating System with Oracle everywhere.
Next, know that SuSE and Oracle are supporting your CIO's agenda. Over the past year we have employed a researcher to interview CIOs in North America and study what their Linux motivations are. This information is feeding more than slideware. Its feeding design decisions that you will rely upon in the future.
Also know that the Oracle and SuSE partnership is broad and deep. Our mutual engineering, sales, and marketing staffs work closely together, and our engineering staffs have deep relationships of constant interaction. We are looking out for you by working well with each other.
Also know that the top hardware vendors are supporting both Oracle and SuSE, and that they are actively supporting the combination This buys you a great deal of peace-of-mind when planning your next deployment.
And, lastly, know that we are here to make you successful.
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