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This week’s Reliant Reading List features articles from a number of sources: Database Trends and Applications, The VAR Guy, and more.

1.What is Open Converged Infrastructure?

"Converged infrastructure (CI) and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) are common terms, but open converged infrastructure (OCI) is new. What is it and how is it different from"

From StorageSwiss

2.NetApp, Cisco Integrate SolidFire All-Flash Storage With UCS Servers In New FlexPod SF

"NetApp and Cisco are using this week's Cisco Live conference to unveil a new version of their FlexPod converged infrastructure offering that..."

From CRN

3.Will You Build a Data Center Storage Tier With Next-Gen Storage? Not for a Few Years

"Despite the way SSD prices have fallen, the all-flash data center continues to be something of a rarity – although Gartner has..."

From The VAR Guy

4.The Top Ideas Frequently Overlooked When Managing an Oracle Database

Oracle DBAs are inundated with constant work and it’s becoming more difficult to keep up with it all. Sometimes, in the rush to balance the workload, an Oracle DBA can forget...

From Database Trends and Applications

5.Energy Conservation Strategy Supported by Value of Tape

In today’s business climate, achieving results while maximizing resources has become more important than ever. IT leaders are...

From Data Center Knowledge

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