Andreas Bitterer

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Wanted: Product Liability for Financial Products

by Andy Bitterer  |  October 23, 2008  |  4 Comments

Of course, there is no point locking the barn door now, since the horse has bolted. I’m talking about those billions of dollars and euros being spent to save banks. In a nutshell, what caused the market meltdown were banks selling products and approving loans that came with an enormous risk, and unfortunately, that risk […]

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Oracle Logo on Racks?

by Andy Bitterer  |  September 25, 2008  |  Comments Off

With yesterday’s announcement of the Oracle Exadata Storage Appliance, Oracle essentially became a hardware vendor… well, sort of. With the help of their friends across Highway 101, Oracle leverages HP hardware, apparently servers and storage, Infiniband, its own 11g DBMS plus ASM and wraps it into a massively parallel database grid. So far so good. […]

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