Tag Archives: Competitive

The Attack of Oracle Guest

February 25, 2013

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Last October I published a post that identified the features that both JBoss Data Grid and Oracle Coherence provide (link). My goal was to establish a baseline for the features that a data grid should provide. It was not to state that one data grid was better than the other. Little did I know an Oracle employee would respond by attacking Red Hat, its engineers, and myself.

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JBoss Data Grid v Terracotta BigMemory

December 19, 2012

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Introduction

I am currently working on a technical white paper that details the performance of a number of JBoss Data Grid configurations using RadarGun. While working on it, I found out that Terracotta published a technical white paper covering BigMemory performance here. I decided to create a JBoss Data Grid / RadarGun configuration using the same parameters as the Terracotta BigMemory performance test, and execute it on my performance testing hardware.

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Data Grid, JBoss Data Grid

October 31, 2012

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This post gives an overview of the features that are unique to JBoss Data Grid or are otherwise implemented in a different manner with Oracle Coherence. These features range from low level configuration options (e.g. single node locking) to programming models (e.g. batching).

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We, Data Grid

October 25, 2012

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This post gives an overview of the standard features, functionality, and configuration options of a data grid. It does so by establishing a base line with two data grids: JBoss Data Grid (6.0.1) and Oracle Coherence (3.7.1). It begins with core concepts and proceeds directly to intermediate and advanced concepts implemented by both data grids.
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True | False: Oracle FUD

June 26, 2012

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This post is a direct response to a recent Oracle blog post published in response to the release of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6.

That post contained a number of technical and non technical inaccuracies. However, this post will only address the technical inaccuracies.

For each inaccuracy, a (F)alse statement / implication is followed with a (T)rue statement / clarification.

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Head to Head – JBoss v Oracle, TCA

April 16, 2012

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JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 (JBoss EAP) and Oracle WebLogic Server 11g (WLS) are both enterprise-class application servers. This post will evaluate the total cost of acquisition (TCA) of each one based on a comparable feature set and a specific set of hardware requirements.

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Head to Head – JBoss v IBM v Oracle, Human Resource Cost

April 4, 2012

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Oracle would have people believe that JBoss professionals possess a greater level of skill than WebLogic professionals. So would I. That they would possess in-depth knowledge of the application server directory structure and configuration files. I would hope so.

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Head to Head – JBoss v IBM, TCA

March 26, 2012

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JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 (JBoss EAP) and IBM WebSphere Application Server 8 (WAS) are both enterprise-class application servers. This post will evaluate the total cost of acquisition (TCA) of each one based on a comparable feature set and a specific set of hardware requirements.

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JBoss EAP vs. WebSphere: A TCO Analysis

March 15, 2012

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Virtuant Study: JBoss EAP vs. WebSphere: A TCO Analysis, October, 2011

A benchmarking report to provide IT decision makers with a fair comparison of the actual Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of two of the most popular application server products on the market today: IBM® WebSphere® Application Server Network Deployment and Red Hat’s open source offering, JBoss™ Enterprise Application Platform.

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