Oracle Database for Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
Oracle Database 11g provides a comprehensive database platform for data warehousing and business intelligence that combines industry-leading scalability and performance, deeply-integrated analytics, and embedded data integration and data-quality -- all in a single platform running on a reliable, low-cost grid infrastructure. Oracle Database 11g provides best-of-breed functionality for data warehouses and data marts, with robust partitioning functionality, proven scalability to 100's of TBs, and innovative query-processing optimizations. Oracle Database 11g also provides a uniquely integrated platform for analytics; by embedding OLAP, Data Mining, and statistical capabilities directly into the database, Oracle delivers all of the functionality of standalone analytic engines in a single scalable server. Oracle Database 11g is a true enterprise platform, providing advanced security, high availability, and self-managing capabilities for the most demanding data warehouses.
The Oracle Exadata Database Machine extends Oracle's solution by providing a complete, optimized hardware and software solution for high performance data warehousing, combining the Oracle Database 11g with Sun servers, and the highly-scalable Oracle Exadata storage technology. With Exadata technology, data is stored within a massively parallel storage grid purpose-built for database processing, delivering up to orders of magnitude gains in performance over traditional storage solutions. Simple and fast to implement, the Oracle Exadata Database Machine is ready to tackle the largest and most important data warehouses with blazing performance.