Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata
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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, 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.
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
; March 2011
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Title: Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata
Author: Rick Greenwald; Robert Stackowiak; Maqsood Alam; Mans Bhuller
Part I: Features and Foundation
Chapter 1: Oracle and Tightly Integrated Hardware and Software Platforms
Chapter 2: Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition Software Features
Chapter 3: Oracle Exadata Software Features
Chapter 4: Sun Oracle Database Machine Hardware and Storage
Part II: Best Practices
Chapter 5: Managing the Sun Oracle Database Machine
Chapter 6: High Availability and Backup Strategies
Chapter 7: Deploying Data Warehousing on the Sun Oracle Database Machine
Chapter 8: Deploying OLTP, Batch, and Ad Hoc Workloads on the Sun Oracle Database Machine
Chapter 9: Consolidating Databases with the Sun Oracle Database Machine
Chapter 10: Migrating to the Sun Oracle Database Machine
Appendix A:Sample Source Environment Metrics
Appendix B:Exadata Capacity and Performance Specs