X Is for Exadata
By jack.flynn on Sep 25, 2008
Larry Ellison Announces the World’s Fastest Database Machine
(You can also view this video at http://vimeo.com/1808185)
Here’s a quick peek at Ellison’s Oracle OpenWorld keynote from yesterday. The big announcement: Oracle’s first-ever hardware product, the HP Oracle Database Machine—it’s the world’s fastest and runs with a grid of new Oracle Exadata Storage Servers. Mark Hurd, HP’s chairman of the board and chief executive officer, joined the keynote via videoconferene, and the first customers raved about the new product across the 6 massive screens of the Keynote Hall. Watch for yourself with Oracle OpenWorld On Demand, and read about it in the show’s daily newspaper (excerpt to be posted shortly).