Measuring the Performance of the Oracle Exadata Storage Server
The Oracle Exadata storage server (Exadata) provides high performance, manageability and availability for database applications. Exadata employs an innovative architecture featuring scalable I/O bandwidth; intelligence integrated into the storage system;and, standard, commodity hardware. This paper presents the results of the first independently validated tests of the performance of Exadata for data warehousing. WinterCorp, an industry expert in large scale data management, was retained by Oracle to review the design of the tests; audit the test process; analyze the results; and, provide an independent technical assessment of tile product.