Oracle Exadata Benefits

Chris Bradham
Senior Technical Director at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
We have a number of statistics collected before cutover on our legacy environment compared to Exadata. Without doing anything other than copying the data across, we saw significant performance gains for most key processes. We receive feedback from users stating how fast the performance is compared to other systems. Performance issues are few and far between. Our database environment is extremely stable compared to the legacy DB configuration. We upgraded from a X2-2 quarter rack to a X5-2 eighth rack and experienced significant performance gains. We recently performed another technology refresh to a X7-2 so obviously, we've been very pleased with the initial investment. For this deployment, we decided to virtualize the Exadata configuration, providing some additional flexibility to our operational environment. View full review »
Robin Saikat Chatterjee
Head of Oracle Exadata Centre of Excellence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Ability to patch with no downtime and the ability to ensure all the prerequisites are satisfied without manual intervention saves time and effort and makes systems we deploy for our clients more secure. Licensing costs too are less for Oracle linux and for clients moving to the oracle cloud it is included in the price of the subscription. with the new Exadata cloud @customer offering there are even more ways to get the benefits of Exadata without lareg capital expenditure. View full review »
Antony Mario Selvam
GIO IT Infra Build Er. DBA at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
This improves the way our organization functions because it is on X86 machines. The X86 machines and also because the internal fiber channels are internally integrated, but while you want to have it in the network because integrating with the network, that is the external network(the tape drives and all). Those things are really cumbersome. View full review »
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Sr. Director Technical Services at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Our ability to scale heavy workloads and our ability to consolidate lighter workloads and reduce our sprawl through the data sector. View full review »
Javid Ur Rahaman
Senior Practice Director at Forsys Inc
Our business cycle has benefited greatly with Exadata as our as operational efficiency has improved by 200%. Also, our business analytics platform performance has improved by 300%. View full review »
Kamal K.
Exadata Certified and Oracle Certified DBA Consultant at a tech vendor with 1-10 employees
This makes the queries and processing much faster than before; reports can run within minutes rather than hours. View full review »
Syed Jaffar Hussain
CTO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Reduced the cost while providing the benefits of Exadata storage, like, HCC compression, high disk capacity, etc. View full review »
Enterprise Architect at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
We bought the whole stack, so we have extra discs. We have one month to show that an application doesn't work. We found out that installing and running the software on Oracle, was better than on the other platforms we used before. View full review »
Head Of Section Of DB Ms Support And Deployment at Sportmaster
The most basic business solutions run more quickly. View full review »
Jesus Carroll
Data Engineer at a tech consulting company with 1-10 employees
It provides efficient runtime processing. View full review »
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