Oracle Press Release

Reports from Leading Analyst Firm Highlight Oracle® Exadata Database Machine Developments and Customer Testimonials

Redwood Shores, CA - October 27, 2010

News Facts

Market research firm IDC recently published three reports featuring Oracle® Exadata Database Machine based on announcements and customer interviews from Oracle OpenWorld 2010.
IDC’s report, “Messages from Oracle OpenWorld 2010: Exadata Exceeds Expectation and MySQL Thrives (October 2010, Doc. #225293),” states “High expectations for the performance, manageability, and scalability of the Exadata technology are well founded.”
The report continues, “What became clear from the start, and was reinforced by numerous customer panels as well as one-on-one interviews with users, was that Oracle’s claims regarding Exadata’s speed, efficiency, and scalability were not hype; if anything, they proved modest when compared with actual experience.”
The Oracle Exadata Database Machine was also featured in the following IDC reports:
IDC, Oracle Shows Integrated Approach to Exadata, Exalogic Systems at Oracle OpenWorld (September 2010, Doc. # lcUS2251610); and,
IDC, Oracle OpenWorld 2010: The Exa-Storage Perspective (October 2010, Doc. # 225366)
Oracle Exadata Database Machine is available in four configurations: the new Oracle Exadata X2-8 full-rack and the Oracle Exadata X2-2 quarter-rack, half-rack and full-rack systems.

Supporting Quote

Exadata Database Machine is delivering on the promises of extreme performance for OLTP and data warehousing applications and reduced IT costs through consolidation,” said William Hardie, Oracle Vice President. “Organizations are transforming how they deliver IT services and the quality of service with which they delivers those services with Oracle Exadata Database Machine.”

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About Oracle Exadata

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the only database machine that provides extreme performance for both data warehousing and online transaction processing (OLTP) applications, making it the ideal platform for consolidating onto grids or private clouds. It is a complete package of servers, storage, networking, and software that is massively scalable, secure, and redundant. With Oracle Exadata Database Machine, customers can reduce IT costs through consolidation, manage more data on multiple compression tiers, improve performance of all applications, and make better business decisions in real time.

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