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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Exadata - Database Processing Moves into Storage

For the data warehouses having Terabytes of data, the key problem is moving the data from the large storage arrays into servers performing the processing - This is termed as the "Data Bandwidth Problem"

Oracle and HP came together and unveiled the new technology called Exadata - The key difference here is the query processing has moved nearer to the storage technology in the "programmable storage server"

This technology should eventually improve OLTP performance too....
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