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Oracle Exadata Database machine tops 1,000 installation milestone


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Oracle this week announced that over 1,000 Oracle Exadata Database Machines are now installed at customer sites globally.

Customers have implemented Oracle Exadata Database Machines in 67 countries across 23 industries to power demanding database applications.

The pre-engineered, pre-tested Oracle Exadata systems are helping customers address their IT and business challenges head-on by achieving: Extreme performance of packaged and custom OLTP applications through the use of Oracle Exadata Smart Flash Cache;

Extreme data warehousing performance through offloading intensive query processing to scalable intelligent storage servers using Oracle Exadata Smart Scan; 10x to 15x storage savings by reducing the size of tables or databases using Oracle Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression; Substantial cost savings by consolidating workloads and servers onto a single Oracle Exadata Database Machine; Simplified database administration and performance tuning; and, Faster time to market for new database applications and services.

Oracle Exadata is the only engineered system that supports enterprise OLTP business applications such as Oracle E-Buisness Suite, Oracle’s Siebel CRM, and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Applications.Featuring Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Real Application Clusters and Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software, Oracle Exadata provides the software, servers, storage and networking for all database requirements.Oracle Exadata Database Machine is available in four configurations: the Oracle Exadata X2-2 quarter-rack, half-rack and full-rack, and the Oracle Exadata X2-8 full-rack systems.

“Customers are turning to Oracle Exadata for a multitude of reasons,” said Andrew Mendelsohn, senior vice president, Database Server Technologies, Oracle. “Extreme performance, consolidation, cost savings, enhanced scalability, single vendor support are amongst the broad range of factors that play a part in the selection of Oracle Exadata. Beyond the numbers, Oracle Exadata plays a vital role in helping customers transform their businesses through improved decision-making via real-time intelligence, speeding new products and services to market, and identifying new revenue opportunities through complex analysis.”


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