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Oracle Exadata Database Machine


The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is engineered to be the highest performing and most available platform for running the Oracle Database. Exadata is a modern architecture featuring scale-out industry-standard database servers, scale-out intelligent storage servers, and an extremely high speed InfiniBand internal fabric that connects all servers and storage.  Unique software algorithms in Exadata implement database intelligence in storage, PCI based flash, and InfiniBand networking to deliver higher performance and capacity at lower costs than other platforms.  Exadata runs all types of database workloads including Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), Data Warehousing (DW) and consolidation of mixed workloads. Simple and fast to implement, the Exadata Database Machine powers and protects your most important databases and is the ideal foundation for a consolidated database cloud.

Database Machine Benefits

red-arrow-box Best Data Warehouse platform: Accelerate data warehouse query performance by up to a factor of 10x or more, and run more queries concurrently for faster access to business-critical information.
red-arrow-box Best OLTP platform:  Accelerate performance of OLTP oriented workloads through a combination of large physical flash, ultra high-speed flash compression, and smart flash caching algorithms which can provide millions of I/Os per second.
red-arrow-box Best Consolidation platform: Replace isolated special-purpose system with a consolidated platform delivering leading performance and scalability for all database applications. Exadata has the unique ability to transparently prioritize requests as they flow from database servers, through network adapters and network switches, to storage, and back

 What's New

red-arrow-box Exadata X4-2 3D Product Tour
red-arrow-box Oracle Exadata X4 Changes (PDF)
red-arrow-box Oracle Exadata Database Machine X4-2 - Data Sheet (PDF)
red-arrow-box Oracle Exadata Database Machine X4-8 - Data Sheet (PDF)
red-arrow-box Oracle Exadata Storage Expansion Rack X4-2 - Data Sheet (PDF)
red-arrow-box Oracle Exadata Storage Server X4-2 - Data Sheet (PDF)
red-arrow-box Oracle Exadata Technical Overview (PDF)
red-arrow-box Exadata X4 Technical White Paper (PDF)
red-arrow-box Exadata Smart Flash Cache and the Oracle Exadata Database Machine - White Paper (PDF)

Technical Information

red-arrow-box Hybrid Columnar Compression Technical White Paper (PDF)
red-arrow-box Oracle Database Quality of Service Management
red-arrow-boxOracle University - Exadata Learning Paths and Classes
red-arrow-boxOracle Exadata Database Machine Best Practices Series
red-arrow-box MAA Best Practice for Exadata Database Machine - including Backup and Recovery, Enterprise Manager, Disaster Recovery, Data Guard, GoldenGate, Migration, and application Best Practices for E-Business Suite, JD Edwards, PeoplleSoft and Siebel.
red-arrow-box Video: Exadata Overview 
red-arrow-box Video: Exadata Maximum Availability Tests 
red-arrow-box Exadata available as part of the Oracle Infrastructure as a Service


red-arrow-box Exadata Customer Case Studies (PDF) 
red-arrow-box Video: Oracle Exadata: A Month in the Life Series - Garmin 
red-arrow-box Video: Exadata: Technology At The Heart of Business - WestJet Air 
red-arrow-box Video: Orbitz Consolidates OLTP Applications onto Oracle Exadata 
red-arrow-box Video: Garanti Bank Benefits from Oracle Exadata 
red-arrow-box Video: Yihaodian Empowered by Exadata 
red-arrow-box Customers Discuss Oracle Exadata (PDF)
red-arrow-box Westjet Oracle Exadata Technical Case Study (PDF)
red-arrow-box Vocalink Oracle Exadata Technical Case Study (PDF)
red-arrow-box Exadata at HDFC Bank: Banking on a Private Cloud
red-arrow-box Beijing Mobile Oracle Exadata Technical Case Study (PDF)

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