Chesapeake Energy implemented Oracle Database 10g, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Automatic Storage Management and Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g on three-nodes of four-way, dual-core Dell PowerEdge 6850 servers running Linux to power Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management. The company migrated to PeopleSoft Enterprise on January 1, 2007, to increase efficiency and operating performance and better serve their growing work force. Using a foundation of Oracle Database and Oracle Real Application Clusters, PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management is available to 6,000 Chesapeake Energy employees.
Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) has announced the availability of two Nomad rugged handheld computers: the 800LC and the 800LE. The Nomad 800LE comes with a fully integrated 2 megapixel digital camera and an integrated laser bar code scanner. The Nomad 800LC comes with the built-in digital camera only. Both models include integrated Bluetooth, 802.11, and GPS as well as 1 GB of internal data storage.