Tag: Exadata

Take a plunge into the technical details of the latest Oracle Exadata X6. This session describes what has been done to enhance Oracle Exadata and its integrated database architecture, and how to take maximum advantage of some of the new capabilities. This session examines in detail Oracle Exadata hardware and software architecture, database extensions for…

Customers are faced with challenges in their business, which include taking real time data driven decisions and reducing costs. Exadata’s extreme performance combined with Database In-Memory answer the real time data driven decisions. Elastic configurations and an updated subscription model (IaaS – Private Cloud) for Exadata hardware and software accompanied the launch of Exadata X5–2.…

This article, part three of a three-part series, explores Exadata storage maintenance.
Managing an Exadata Server is a great way to jump from being a normal DBA to great DMA (Database Machine Administrator), and get into the nitty-gritty details of storage administration. This tip will share some Exadata Storage maintenance jobs, how to manage them and at which logs to look.

This talk will build out the full solution architecture block diagram showing the end-to-end stack of Oracle cloud security features for Exadata and how to use them to protect data in public, private, and hybrid clouds.  Topics will include ssh access, network firewalls and software defined networks (SDN) in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, platform firewalls (iptables),…

Nearly every conversation with Oracle surrounding hardware includes a discussion about their various cloud offerings.  In the Exadata world, there are typically three choices: the traditional arrangement, an Oracle-hosted Exadata Cloud service, and the Exadata Cloud Machine.  The latter option, also known as "Cloud @ Customer," proclaims to offer the flexibility of a cloud offering,…

When storage indexes kick in, the number of blocks that need to be returned from the storage cells drop dramatically. Since the storage cells can provide many blocks very quickly most of the time in big accesses is usually loading that information into the compute nodes. But storage indexes don't always kick in the way…

This session provides 360–degree insight into Exadata performance. Learn how to identify and remediate common performance problems across your entire Exadata system, correlate Exadata-specific metrics in a single pane of glass, rapidly troubleshoot problems using Exadata logs, and analyze resource usage in order to gain insight into consumption patterns and utilization. Purpose-built machine learning provides…

Original Broadcast: April 26, 2017 Our customer, a US based insurer wished to move their on premise 12.0.6 EBS system to the Oracle Cloud in an as-is migration. In an ideal scenario, we could have upgraded to a supported OS and release and then done the migration but due to the constrained timelines and criticality…

Original Broadcast: April 26, 2017 I've been working to bring Exadata into Walgreens Boots Alliance EMEA since mid 2015. The first workloads are now live and we're planning other ones.    WBA is the world's largest pharmacy-led pharmaceutical company, with nearly 500,000 employees, globally, working in at least 45 countries.    The level of technical…

Original Broadcast: April 25, 2017
Exadata has become one of the most popular Database machine recently and I have seen a lot of Exadata customer trying to Implement Exadata themselves. Customers have many reasons to implement Exadata by themselves but most of the time its money, they think it’s too expensive to hire a True Exadata Consultant. It’s important to understand that there is a different between Exadata Migration and Exadata Implementation and If you don’t have skills to implement Exadata in-house, most like your will end up just doing a data migration. Not only, you will not achieve extreme performance from your Exadata Machine, you will not get good return on your investment due to higher utilization of Hardware Resources.