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Data professionals have had their hands on Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse for several months, and the feedback is rolling in.

Aker BP, one of Europe’s largest independent oil companies, now can add a new data warehouse in minutes, something that traditionally could’ve taken weeks. And Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse automatically handles storage cells and indexes, letting Aker BP reduce report runtimes from 20 minutes to less than 1 minute for a 1 TB data warehouse with 1.2 billion rows, without any manual tuning. “It’s like having the world’s best DBA working for you,” says Erik Dvergsnes, senior architect at Aker BP.

Hear more from Aker BP and from two other Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse early adopters, Drop Tank and Quality Metrics Partners, in this Oracle Magazine article.

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