Oracle Information InDepth



Stay Connected:

Oracle on Twitter Oracle on Facebook Oracle on Youtube Oracle Blog Oracle on LinkedIn Google+

February 2013

Subscribe Forward

Back to the main page

Data Warehousing Best Practices for Oracle Exadata

From implementation to backup and recovery, a new six-part Webcast series outlines clear, practical ways to unlock the full potential of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, widely recognized as the world’s fastest database machine.

Combining massive memory with low-cost disks, Oracle Exadata solutions provides the ideal database platform for the varied and unpredictable workloads of cloud computing.

"These Webcasts address key phases of the Oracle Exadata lifecycle, from migration to backup and recovery," says series host Levi Norman, senior principal product director for Oracle Exadata.

Best Practices for Extreme Data Warehouse Performance on Oracle Exadata
To help organizations achieve 10x increase in performance and up to 50x storage space savings, this podcast explores best practices to

  • Optimally balance hardware configurations
  • Partition tables to facilitate better data management
  • Harness the power of both parallel execution and hybrid columnar compression

Best Practices for Migrating to Oracle Exadata
This Webcast focuses on Oracle’s Optimizer tool that determines the most efficient execution plans for your queries to ensure optimal performance of SQL statements—a vital step in migrating to Oracle Exadata.

Best Practices Using Oracle Advanced Analytics with Oracle Exadata
Find out how Oracle Advanced Analytics can extend Oracle Database into a comprehensive advanced analytics platform. This Webcast explores ways to leverage two key components—Oracle R Enterprise and Oracle Data Mining—to ensure peak performance while unlocking the real business value of your data.

Best Practices for Implementing a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata
In addition to balanced, high-performance hardware configurations, Oracle Exadata delivers innovative data modeling and data loading. This Webcast explores the most effective ways to leverage these technologies to deploy a data warehouse that delivers peak performance and scalability—without constant tuning.

Best Practices for Workload Management of a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata
In order to achieve extreme data warehouse performance, you need to maximize the use of all available hardware resources. But this can be a real challenge when you have diverse workloads consisting of continuous data feeds, batch jobs, and various online user communities. This Webcast explores best practices for full system utilization, regardless of which data model you have implemented or how diverse your workload might be.

Backup and Recovery of Oracle Exadata: Experiences and Best Practices
This Webcast explores optimal ways to approach backup, restoration, and recovery with Oracle Exadata. Learn best practice to

  • Integrate Oracle Exadata backup procedures into existing backup and recovery
  • Achieve the right balance between Oracle Exadata storage, Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance, and tape
  • Make effective use of Oracle Active Data Guard

Register now for the data warehousing best practices Webcast series.

Back to Top

Please send questions or comments to

This document is provided for information purposes only, and the contents hereof are subject to change without notice. This document is not warranted to be error-free, nor is it subject to any other warranties or conditions, whether expressed orally or implied in law, including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. We specifically disclaim any liability with respect to this document, and no contractual obligations are formed either directly or indirectly by this document. This document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, for any purpose, without our prior written permission.

Copyright © 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Intel and Intel Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. AMD, Opteron, the AMD logo, and the AMD Opteron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group.

Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together

Contact Us | Legal Notices and Terms of Use | Your Privacy Rights


Oracle Corporation - Worldwide Headquarters, 500 Oracle Parkway, OPL - E-mail Services, Redwood Shores, CA 94065, United States

Your privacy is important to us. You can login to your account to update your e-mail subscriptions or you can opt-out of all Oracle Marketing e-mails at any time.

Please note that opting-out of Marketing communications does not affect your receipt of important business communications related to your current relationship with Oracle such as Security Updates, Event Registration notices, Account Management and Support/Service communications.