Oracle Exalogic Pros and Cons
Oracle Exalogic Pros
The automation and provisioning of the environment, as well as the centralized monitoring, have all improved over the years.View full review »
Provides high-speed network, strong storage features (ZFS), High Availability out of the box, and is Integrated with a large number of products.
Exalogic offers integration with other engineered systems, which increases the throughput capability and enables processing of bigger and heavier workloads.View full review »
Server consolidation. In a cloud architecture, moving the HA VM from one to other is faster. This is because of the InfiniBand network fabric between the compute nodes and storage nodes (ZFS Storage).
Scalablility: When we need to upgrade from an eighth-rack to a full-rack, the real downtime is less then an hour.
Enterprise high-speed interoperability: With IPoIB we can deliver to other environments, either IP-Ethernet-based or IP-InfiniBand-based protocol, both with minimum bandwidth capacity of 10Gbps, 20Gbps, or 40Gbps, redundantly.View full review »
Oracle Exalogic Cons
The solution is prone to disk failures. This needs to improve. Over the past four years we've had to replace about six of them. They've failed almost every three to six months.View full review »
Middleware application services, such as statistics, data mining, could be better.View full review »