SOURCE: Oracle Corporation

Oracle Corporation

September 20, 2010 20:42 ET

Andy Mendelsohn General Session Highlights Customer Benefits of Upgrading to Oracle® Database 11g and Oracle Exadata Database Machine

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) - ORACLE OPENWORLD -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

News Facts

  • Oracle Senior Vice President of Database Server Technologies Andy Mendelsohn today highlighted the drivers behind organizations upgrading to Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Exadata Database Machine in his general session at Oracle® OpenWorld 2010.
  • The presentation outlined key drivers including:
    • Improved data warehousing and online transaction processing (OLTP) performance;
    • Consolidation of workloads onto private clouds;
    • Optimization of storage resources;
    • Completely secure information; and,
    • Reduction of management overhead.
  • Using Oracle Real Application Testing, an Oracle Database 11g option, customers can reduce the time and risk of database changes. The option combines a workload capture and replay feature with a SQL performance analyzer to help organizations test changes against real-life workloads and fine-tune changes before going live.
  • With Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2-2 (formerly V2), customers are achieving extreme performance at lowest cost including:
    • Improving data warehouse performance by at least 10x with the Oracle Exadata Storage Server; and,
    • Delivering over 1 million I/Os per second with Exadata Smart Flash Cache to enable extreme OLTP, and consolidation of data warehouse and OLTP workloads onto the same system.
  • Customers are consolidating workloads onto private clouds to deliver their database as a service to internal constituents using server and storage grids.
  • Customers continue to lower storage costs and improve the query performance through the use of Oracle Advanced Compression with Oracle Database 11g to compress large OLTP and data warehouse tables by up to 4x.
  • In addition, Oracle Exadata Database Machine's hybrid columnar compression delivers compression ratios of 10x for data warehousing tables.

Supporting Quote

  • "Oracle Exadata Database Machine is a great building block for consolidating OLTP, data warehousing and mixed workloads onto a private cloud environment," said Andy Mendelsohn, senior vice president of Database Server Technologies, Oracle. 

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