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Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata (Osborne Oracle Press)by Rick Greenwald
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The only Oracle Press guide to the powerful technology available in the Sun Oracle Database Machine and the Exadata Storage Server
Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata and the Sun Oracle Database Machine is filled with best practices for deployments, hardware sizing, architecting the database machine environments for maximum availability, and backup and recovery. Oracle Database 11gR2 features used within these offerings, as well as migration options and paths for Oracle and non-Oracle databases to Oracle Exadata are covered. This Oracle Press guide also discusses architecture, administration, maintenance, monitoring, and tuning of Oracle Exadata Storage Servers and the Sun Oracle Database Machine.
Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata and the Sun Oracle Database Machine
Expert coverage from Oracle Press
Features and Foundation; Oracle and Tightly Integrated Hardware and Software Platforms; Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition Software Features; Oracle Exadata Software Features; Sun Oracle Database Machine Hardware and Storage; Best Practices; Managing the Sun Oracle Database Machine; High Availability and Backup Strategies; Deploying Data Warehousing on the Sun Oracle Database Machine; Deploying OLTP, Batch, and Ad Hoc Workloads on the Sun Oracle Database Machine; Consolidating Databases with the Sun Oracle Database Machine; Migrating to the Sun Oracle Database Machine; Sample Source Environment Metrics; Exadata Capacity and Performance Specs
Book News Annotation:
This guide to Oracle's high performance database server hardware and software provides basic information on the features, uses and best practices for running one of the industry's premier computer information management systems. Beginning with a history of the project and the evolution of its specifications the work examines the key features of the Exadata Enterprise edition and its software and hardware and offers chapters on managing Exadata machines, high availability and backup strategies, deploying data warehouses, online transaction processing, and migrating and consolidating databases to Exadata machines. The authors are senior managers for Oracle. A McGraw Hill imprint. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This Oracle Press guide offers comprehensive coverage of the powerful technology available in the Sun Oracle Database Machine and the Exadata Storage Server.
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
About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
Part I: Features and Foundation
Chapter 1: Oracle and Tightly Integrated Hardware and Software Platforms
Chapter 2: Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Features
Chapter 3: Oracle 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 Warehousing 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
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