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It has improved the performance, now we run with more performance cores with less CPU to attend all the database demands. Reducing Time to Market, increase our ability to face the competition with speed and low cost.This product can noticeably enhance performance of contextual Oracle databases.The performance of the data is the most important part.Exadata is also a very stable environment. Their Smart Scan feature is great for every banking environment and financial institutions willing to implement it.Our machine is used for our internal development of Oracle-based solutions, PoC benchmarking, and training/familiarization.Compression is a great feature, where one can really save a lot of storage.The most valuable feature is that you have the same familiar environment of an Oracle database but with the additional performance you get from this architecture.The technical support team are real professionals. I admire their technical skills and supports. Their supports are really admirable.

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It is very stable. It's 100% uptime. Speed and resilience are one of the greatest features of this product. In almost twenty years we've never had downtime, except for outages for patches and upgrades. We've never had a system failure in twenty years.Intelliflex is very scalable. In fact, scalability has improved 100 times by Intelliflex, in my personal opinion.

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I believe Oracle must improve its procedure to support the clients. The customer Ready Service must provide more use cases and benchmarks of their infrastructure to support client design decisions. Oracle must audit their partners regularly to guarantee they provide quality service even after been passed on partnership examination.It is difficult to evaluate return-on-investment because of the way billing is handled for the product. This should be improved by oracle.The management monitoring tools are quite important and an area that needs some improvement.It would be good if Exadata made some new features available regarding data retrieval and speed capacity functions.We would like an option of a hardware-only support solution, but Oracle currently does not provide this.The technical support is in need of improvement.It's too expensive per terabyte. It's complex.We had issues with system restoration.

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They should add more connectors to different platforms.The reporting side wasn't very good in the past, but with the latest versions, it's getting better. Still, the friendliness of the PDC reporting and functionality needs to be improved.

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It is an expensive product and you pay more for certain performance enhancements.Oracle is always costly but it's fine.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.Exadata is an expensive tool, but, considering the ROI, it's worth going for the solution.The price is very high.

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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.

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Teradata IntelliFlex delivers real-time intelligence to place vital data into the hands of front-line decision makers, while extending traditional data warehouse functionality into the realm of tactical decision making. With IntelliFlex, you can combine both these strategic and operational workloads in a single data warehouse.

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Computer Software Company53%
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Computer Software Company64%
Construction Company8%
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Healthcare Company4%
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle Exadata vs. Teradata IntelliFlex and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
437,064 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Oracle Exadata is ranked 2nd in Data Warehouse with 10 reviews while Teradata IntelliFlex is ranked 13th in Data Warehouse with 2 reviews. Oracle Exadata is rated 9.0, while Teradata IntelliFlex is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of Oracle Exadata writes "Exadata can significantly improve performance but there's a learning curve in a few key areas". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Teradata IntelliFlex writes "User-friendly and has good parallel processing ". Oracle Exadata is most compared with Teradata, Oracle Database Appliance, IBM Netezza Performance Server and Apache Hadoop, whereas Teradata IntelliFlex is most compared with Teradata and Teradata Cloud Data Warehouse. See our Oracle Exadata vs. Teradata IntelliFlex report.

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