The Exadata Story:Tim FoxChief Technical Architect
Who is Enkitec?• Oracle-centric Consulting Partner focusing on the Oracle  Technology Stack• Exadata Specialized Partner s...
Why is Exadata Different? Exadata does have a Secret Sauce But it’s still just Oracle                              4
What is Exadata?  Exadata is and always has been a Storage Technology   Same Old                               SecretDatab...
What are the Exadata Features?Column Projection - Only return the Columns I asked for:  select column_2 from tableDrastica...
What are the Exadata Features?Predicate Filtering - Only return the Rows I asked for:  select column_2 from table where…Fu...
What are the Exadata Features?   Storage Indexes - Tell me where the data isn’tselect cust_statefrom customerswhere cust_a...
Exadata vs Traditional System  Perform Exadata Card Trick Here        Ask for a Volunteer                                 ...
PGA   Database Server   SGA                                      Standard              Database Server                    ...
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Exadata Rumors and Truths • Can you Drop all your Indexes? • Does it run Bad Code really well? • Can Exadata run OLTP Work...
Conclusion             tim.fox@enkitec.com              www.enkitec.com                                   13
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Exadata Performance Optimization

  1. 1. The Exadata Story:Tim FoxChief Technical Architect
  2. 2. Who is Enkitec?• Oracle-centric Consulting Partner focusing on the Oracle Technology Stack• Exadata Specialized Partner status (one of a handful globally)• Dedicated, In-house Exadata / Big Data / ODA / EMC / Dell• 80+ Successful Exadata Implementations• Additional Practices include • Oracle RAC Implementation • Oracle Golden Gate • Oracle Applications Administration • On-Call Database Administration • APEX / Java / PL*SQL Development 3
  3. 3. Why is Exadata Different? Exadata does have a Secret Sauce But it’s still just Oracle 4
  4. 4. What is Exadata? Exadata is and always has been a Storage Technology Same Old SecretDatabase Servers Really Fast Network Sauce (Infiniband) Here Storage Servers Run a portion of the database software 5
  5. 5. What are the Exadata Features?Column Projection - Only return the Columns I asked for: select column_2 from tableDrastically Reduces the Amount of Data Returned fromStorage to the Database Server 6
  6. 6. What are the Exadata Features?Predicate Filtering - Only return the Rows I asked for: select column_2 from table where…Further Reduces Data Returned to Database Server 7
  7. 7. What are the Exadata Features? Storage Indexes - Tell me where the data isn’tselect cust_statefrom customerswhere cust_age > 35 8
  8. 8. Exadata vs Traditional System Perform Exadata Card Trick Here Ask for a Volunteer 9
  9. 9. PGA Database Server SGA Standard Database Server Operations Oracle 8K Records Oracle Storage Server Block Storage ServerSmart ScanorOffloaded Storage ServerOperations 10
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  11. 11. Exadata Rumors and Truths • Can you Drop all your Indexes? • Does it run Bad Code really well? • Can Exadata run OLTP Workloads? • Can Exadata run Mixed Workloads? • Can Exadata run SAP, PeopleSoft,eBiz? • Is Exadata a good Consolidation Platform? 12
  12. 12. Conclusion tim.fox@enkitec.com www.enkitec.com 13

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