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"The majority of our customers are in government or big enterprises, and the projects that we sell come out to several million USD. With this amount of money on the table, it's always better to have an experienced team of consultants, who know Exadata very well, handle the implementation.""The licensing can be a bit expensive because you need to have certain tools enabled that require them.""It is an expensive product and you pay more for certain performance enhancements.""I did note that Oracle does tend to internally oversize things especially if they want to fill up a budget, and hence third-party oversight is essential.""All things considered, the price of this product is fairly high, as is always the case with Oracle.""The price of the solution has been expensive to implement.""Oracle is always costly but it's fine.""The cost of the product could be improved."

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Top Answer: The performance on the databases is good.
Top Answer: When you talk about the pricing, the pricing is on the higher side. That said, if you're looking for good performance, then you definitely need to pay the price. Therefore, the price is reasonable.
Top Answer: The setup is a little bit complex. We would like to see the installation part get easier. Also, this installation is only for the OEM. They need partners. Some liberty should be given to the customer… more »
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3rd
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6,674
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0
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out of 30 in Data Warehouse
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15,460
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11,335
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21
Average Words per Review
651
Rating
8.8
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Overview

The FlexPod platform, developed by NetApp and Cisco, is a flexible, converged infrastructure solution that delivers prevalidated storage, networking, and server technologies. It’s designed to increase IT responsiveness to business demands while reducing your overall cost of computing. Think maximum uptime, minimal risk

Oracle Exadata Database Machine is a modern framework, engineered to run databases and to scale out database servers.

The main benefit of Exadata is speed. It hosts operating systems, CPU memory, and hard drives. It runs all types of databases, including online transaction systems, processors and data warehouses, while solving poor performances of old database architecture.

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine features a simple and fast database storage system that protects and backs up your critical data. It accelerates data warehouse performance for faster access to business information. It is ideal for companies looking to build up their infrastructure from scratch.

For more information on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, visit Oracle.com

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University of Sao Paulo, WD-40, The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group
PayPal, EBS, Organic Food Retailer, Garmin, University of Minnesota, Major Semiconductor Company, Deutsche Bank, Starwood, Ziraat Bank, SK Telecom, and P&G.
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm16%
Comms Service Provider11%
Energy/Utilities Company9%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company12%
Government6%
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Financial Services Firm28%
Comms Service Provider15%
Insurance Company13%
Retailer9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
Company Size
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Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise68%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise60%
REVIEWERS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise61%
Find out what your peers are saying about Dell EMC, FlexPod, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and others in Converged Infrastructure. Updated: November 2021.
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FlexPod is ranked 3rd in Converged Infrastructure while Oracle Exadata is ranked 2nd in Data Warehouse with 21 reviews. FlexPod is rated 0.0, while Oracle Exadata is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Exadata writes "High performing and reliable work environment". FlexPod is most compared with Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series, Nutanix Acropolis AOS, Dell PowerEdge VRTX, VxRail and HPE Hyper Converged, whereas Oracle Exadata is most compared with Teradata, Oracle Database Appliance, Snowflake, IBM Netezza Performance Server and IBM Db2 Warehouse.

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