Exadata Database Machine

Hardware Overview


Powerful Database Servers

Exadata Database Machine uses powerful database servers, perfect for small, multi-use databases and high-end OLTP and memory intensive workloads.


Scalable Storage Servers

Exadata provides a storage layer that cooperates in the processing of database requests, not just by storing and shipping data, but by scaling out and parallelizing Oracle Database requests.


RDMA over Converged Ethernet

Exadata Database Machine uses a custom-defined, database-oriented protocol called Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) to connect all components inside the Exadata Database Machine to achieve the high performance, low latency network fabric required to run the modern database.