Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata

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Date

February 11, 2011

Format

Paperback, 432 pages

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ISBN

0071752595 / 9780071752596

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60.00



Overview


Main description

Maximize Oracle Exadata Capabilities

Leverage all of the powerful features available in the Oracle Exadata Database Machine using the proven techniques inside this Oracle Press guide. Written by Oracle experts, Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata shows you how to take full advantage of this complete, optimized package of software, servers, and storage. Best practices for enterprise deployments, high availability, administration, backup and recovery, data warehousing, online transaction processing, consolidation, and migration are included in this authoritative resource.

  • Take advantage of the tightly integrated hardware and software in the Oracle Exadata Database Machine
  • Work with Oracle Exadata software features, including Smart Scans, Oracle Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression, storage indexes, Oracle Exadata Smart Flash Cache, and I/O Resource Manager
  • Understand Oracle Exadata Database Machine balanced hardware architecture
  • Architect, administer, and monitor Oracle Exadata Storage Servers
  • Deploy data warehouses on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine
  • Run online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine
  • Consolidate databases with and migrate databases to the Oracle Exadata Database Machine


Table of contents

Part I: Features and Foundations
Chapter 1: Oracle and Tightly Integrated Hardware and Software Platforms
Chapter 2: Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition Features
Chapter 3: Exadata Software Features
Chapter 4: Oracle Exadata Database Machine Platform Hardware Components
Part II: Best Practices
Chapter 5: Managing the Exadata Database Machine
Chapter 6: High Availability and Backup Strategies
Chapter 7: Deploying Data Warehouses on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Chapter 8: Exadata and OLTP
Chapter 9: Consolidating Databases with the Oracle Exadta Database Machine
Chapter 10: Migrating to the Exadata Database Machine
Appendix: Exadata Capacity and Performance Specifications


Author comments

Robert (Bob) Stackowiak is Vice President, Enterprise Solutions at Oracle. He has coauthored several books on Oracle technologies. Stackowiak's papers regarding data warehousing and computer and software technology have appeared in publications such as The Data Warehousing Institute's Journal of Data Warehousing and Data Warehousing Trends and Applications.

Rick Greenwald is Director of Oracle Partner Enablement at Oracle where he has worked for more than 10 years. He is also the author or coauthor of several books on Oracle technologies.

Maqsood Alam, OCP, is Senior Manager, Product Development at Oracle. He is focused on evangelizing Oracle Exadata, performing competitive benchmarks, promoting best practices for migrations into Oracle Exadata from Oracle and non-Oracle databases, and providing support to customers undergoing large Oracle Exadata implementations.

Mans Bhuller, Senior Director, Enterprise Solutions, Oracle, has worked at the forefront of emerging technologies at Oracle Corporation for the last 13 years. He currently runs the Database, Grid, and Systems Management architecture practice within Oracle's Enterprise Solutions Group where he has been paving the way for the Sun Oracle database machine and other foundational technologies.





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