Key Announcements by Larry Ellison @ the Open World Keynote


  OK, the key announcement from day one are out now and I am pretty sure there’s a bunch of unhappy people at SAP headquarters in Germany with the announcement of Exadata X3 which is 42 times larger the largest Hanna configuration.   Key Announcements:   *) Oracle Cloud to offer Infrastructure as a Service   – Not conventional infrastructure (ROS, RVM, Compute Services, Storage Services) - All on engineered systems – All networked with Infiniband   *) Oracle Private Cloud   – For organizations with strict compliance requirements such as banks and government institutions.   *) Oracle Database 12c   – First multi-tenant database in the cloud – Being delivered in 2013 – A single instance of the database on shared hardware that allows for shared workloads – The support   *) Exadata X3   26 TB of DRAM and Flash – Ability to have multiple databases stored in memory – Ultra-high performance   10X database compression – Store 220 TB in memory – Reduce storage costs by 10X   Infrastructure of the Oracle Cloud and Private Cloud – High Performance, Reliability, Security – Only pay for what you use   Key nugget: One rack of Exadata is cheaper than a EMC Synnetrix VMAX 40K and it also comes with the database license.

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