Tag: Exadata

Hybrid Databases: Key to Your Success (ReBLOG)

Re-blog from Pythian. Almost every company’s success is contingent upon its ability to effectively turn data into knowledge. Data, combined with the power of analytics, brings new, previously unavailable business insights that help companies truly transform the way they do business—allowing them to make more informed decisions, improve customer engagement, and predict trends. Companies can only achieve these insights if they have a holistic view of their data. Unfortunately, most companies have hybrid data—different types of data, living in different systems […]

Difference between Oracle’s Exadata and Exalogic

Oracle Exadata (Oracle Exadata Database Machine) is strictly a data processing solution offered by Oracle. Initially conceived and promoted as a solution for mainly large data warehouse data load processing, Oracle now boldly proclaims that Exadata is suitable for high concurrency OLTP applications as well.

Oracle stack factor: Wow factor benefits for Exadata & Exalogic

I don’t want to sound like a cheerleader for Oracle, but after looking at some comparative benchmark tests, the competition just can’t stack up (pun intended). While not everything is perfect, the power and precision of Oracle’s Exadata and Exalogic is worth at least a peek (especially those out there seeking to cut real estate and costs at the data center). While the prices may be a little daunting, the benefits have caused a major “wow” factor. Mid-tier organizations should pay […]

Exadata and OLTP

When Oracle teamed with HP to introduce the first version of Exadata, the new product was positioned more as data warehouse appliance. In its second incarnation, Exadata (or rather, the Sun Oracle Database Machine – Exadata is really the storage component of the machine), Oracle has dramatically upped the ante – it’s now promoting  as a solution for OLTP (online transaction processing) as well. For customers who are wondering if Exadata is for them, the way to decide is simple: […]

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