Customer Success: Swiss Mobiliar Insurance

In late 2014 I’ve got asked if I’d like to work with Swiss Mobiliar, the oldest Switzerland insurer, on their upgrade project to move almost 300 databases from Oracle 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2.

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Swiss Mobiliar – Insurance – 300 databases to Oracle 12c

How do such projects start?

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CSX Corporation Upgrades Databases 2x Faster With Oracle Real Application Testing

Wow – one of our reference projects went into the Yahoo Finance webpages. Carol Tagliaferri (my direct manager) worked with CSX, one of the largest US based railway companies, over a longer period together with the RAT team, and helped CSX to successfully upgrade and migrate their database landscape to Oracle Database 11.2.… [Read More]

AIB – Allied Irish Banks – Upgrade Success

Just a quick note on Allied Irish Banks (AIB), a customer colleagues and I did work with on their upgrade and migration to Oracle Database 11.2  They’ve done a tremendous job and finally were present at OOW 2012 in San Francisco. Mina, my presales colleague from Oracle Ireland, gave me heads up about the short videos they’ve produced in SF with the AIB folks now being available on o.com.… [Read More]

Taobao.com Upgraded China’s Busiest Data Warehouse to a 20 Node Database Cluster

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Taobao.com is Asia’s largest online shopping Web site. The company has a 70% share of the online market in China. More than 110 million registered members purchased goods and services worth US$14.7 billion (RMB 99.96 billion) in 2008.
Taobao.com has used Oracle Database and clusterware products since 2004, building an enterprise data warehouse to process and analyze business and customer data.… [Read More]

China Mobile Group (Henan) Improves Data Processing Speed by 40%

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“We experienced significant improvements in performance for our Business Analysis Support System after we upgraded to Oracle 11g. We can run queries against a 300TB database and receive responses in seconds. This ensures our staff and managers always have the customer, network, sales, and other business information they need to make decisions or develop business plans.” –
Guo Qiang, Second Class Technology Specialist, Business Support Center, China Mobile Communications Group Henan Mobile Co., Ltd

Unfortunately the Full Story is not available anymore on how China Mobile Group (Henan) upgraded to a four-node database cluster that delivered a 40% improvement in data processing performance.… [Read More]