Oracle Exadata Other Solutions Considered

Chris Bradham
Senior Technical Director at AEM Corporation
We had a custom solution and evaluated Exadata versus the custom solution. Exadata was actually a cheaper solution due to the number of cores. Oracle software licenses are based on processor so if comparing a Quarter Rack versus a 4+ four node custom solution, Exadata may win out from this perspective. We were looking at a 5 node RAC which would have doubled the cost of our software licenses when compared to the equivalent with a Quarter rack of Exadata. Besides, the performance metrics indicated Exadata would easily outperform the custom solution which made our decision a no brainer. View full review »
Robin Saikat Chatterjee
Head of Oracle Exadata Centre of Excellence at Tata Consultancy Services
For us, we work with all vendors and every vendor has its good and bad qualities. We use all solutions and hence we know when to recommend the Exadata machine. View full review »
Syed Jaffar Hussain
CTO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We compared other market players of Engineered systems. However, Oracle Exadata features are unmatched by other players in the market. View full review »
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