1 Why Oracle Database Runs Best on Oracle Servers and Storage Optimize the Performance of the World s #1 Enterprise Database.
2 2 Contents 4 Engineered to Work Together 6 Oracle Optimized Solutions 10 Lower TCO 12 Oracle s SPARC Servers: The Best Servers for Oracle Database 14 Oracle Solaris: The Best OS for Oracle Database 16 Oracle Optimized Storage: The Best Storage for Oracle Database 18 The Optimum Combination
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4 4 Engineered to Work Together Powering Your Organization Your databases should power your organization, driving mission-critical applications, day-to-day processes and ultimately, productivity, profitability, and competitive advantage As an organization grows and IT infrastructure complexity increases, databases can become siloed and difficult to manage. Costs rise and productivity drops, as systems and software lack the performance to meet evolving business needs. Meanwhile, upgrading seems expensive and fraught with risk. But this doesn t have to be the case. Run Oracle s world-leading database on Oracle s latest hardware, and it s easy to keep things simple, productive, low-risk and high-performance. Unique Oracle Integration Oracle s complete hardware and software stack is engineered and optimized to work together, helping you consolidate and streamline your IT infrastructure, maximize database performance, and minimize risk. This unique full-stack integration can help you: Reduce TCO with simpler upgrades, management and support Speed ROI and enhance business agility with faster, more predictable deployments Drive IT innovation with world-leading performance and price/performance Enhance productivity with less downtime and smarter disaster recovery
5 ENGINEERED 5 With each component of your database environment built to integrate seamlessly (and to bring out the absolute best in each of the others) you are free to focus your IT resources on the innovations that will really keep you ahead of the competition. The huge performance, efficiency, reliability and security gains that running Oracle Database on Oracle systems delivers can ultimately help transform productivity and agility across the enterprise, enabling the rapid development of new applications and services, as well as smarter, faster insights. White Paper How to Save Money, Reduce Risk, and Increase Agility When Deploying Oracle Database Systems White Paper How to Consolidate, Optimize, and Deploy Oracle Database Environments with Flexible Virtualized Services
7 ORACLE OPTIMIZED SOLUTIONS 7 Oracle Optimized Solutions Oracle Optimized Solutions make gaining outstanding efficiency, productivity, and performance even easier, by providing a clearly defined blueprint for success. To create each Oracle Optimized Solution, Oracle hardware and software engineers join forces to identify the optimum combination of Oracle s best-in-class software, servers and storage to run specific applications. Each component is then exhaustively tested, validated, and optimized as part of the complete solution: Maximizing performance and productivity Minimizing time-to-deployment, risk, and cost Based on our engineers findings, each Oracle Optimized Solution provides everything you need to complete a proven, best-practice, optimized deployment, and to do so in record time slashing your own integration and optimization costs and accelerating ROI. Read on to discover Oracle s Optimized Solution for Oracle Database.
8 8 Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database Building a database environment with equipment from multiple vendors is complex, expensive, and risky work. Simply getting systems to work together can be slow and costly, and that s before you even begin to tune performance and management. With the Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database, building, tuning, and managing high-performance, high-availability, mission-critical databases is fast, cost-effective and simple. Taking full advantage of Oracle s latest technologies, and unique hardware and software integration, the Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database can help you: Consolidate legacy environments 7:1, resulting in a 78 per cent reduction in space and power costs, and a 2.7x lower TCO Accelerate testing and development with up to 50x faster cloning of production databases A complete, pretested solution combining Oracle servers, software and storage, the Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database drives down cost and risk while boosting productivity across the enterprise. White Paper How to Accelerate Test and Development through Rapid Cloning of Production Databases and Operating Environments Clipper Group Report Resetting the Server Bar Oracle Claims Database Performance Superiority Improve productivity with the latest SPARC servers and the SPARC T5, the world s fastest microprocessor
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10 10 Lower TCO The Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database can help you reduce: Deployment costs, cutting time from project conception to full operation by as much as 50 per cent, with reduced need for trial-and-error tuning, integration testing and validation Energy costs, with powerful SPARC servers to enable the consolidation and virtualization of multiple databases and to shrink hardware footprint Resource wastage, letting IT staff maximize utilization through consolidation, virtualization and effective, fine-grained resource management Administration costs, with the ability to manage your entire database environment from the database itself to your operating system, storage, network and more with a single set of tools, designed and optimized to work together Upgrade and training costs, with support for legacy software versions and utilities Less Risk Delivering a proven, pre-validated architecture, Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database dramatically reduces risk at every stage. Minimize deployment and interoperability risks with patches and updates that have been tested on the full solution, not just individual components. Minimize downtime with the tools to keep systems up and running during upgrades and repairs, and predict and respond to problems before they actually occur backed up with extensive hardware redundancy, hot-pluggable components and smart prioritization of workloads. Enhance security with sophisticated user and process rights management, and powerful encryption features that work together across applications and hardware.
11 LOWER TCO 11 Greater Productivity and Agility The Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database enables new productivity, efficiency and business agility, helping you get new applications and services to market faster. Support larger workloads and more users with the latest SPARC servers and the world s fastest microprocessor, the SPARC T5 Simplify IT architecture and boost agility with up to 7:1 consolidation of existing environments, delivering a 78 per cent reduction in space and power costs and a 2.7x lower TCO Shorten development and test cycles with on-demand cloning of production databases 50x faster than manual methods Speed strategic planning and decision-making with reduced query and response times With a simple, flexible architecture and exceptional scalability across its components, the Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database is ready to meet even the fastestevolving business needs.
12 12 Oracle s SPARC Servers: The Best Servers for Oracle Database Oracle s SPARC Servers deliver world-leading performance and value and they re the best platform for Oracle Database.
13 SPARC SERVERS 13 The World s Fastest Database Server Oracle s latest SPARC T5 and SPARC M-Series servers, running Oracle Solaris, have already set a number of world-record performance benchmarks, including a new world record for single-system database performance. Critical threads manage access to each core s hardware resources boosting Oracle Database performance by over 30 per cent when compared to their predecessors. Built to Banish Complexity and Cost With Oracle s powerful virtualization tools built in at no extra charge, Oracle s SPARC servers help to take the complexity and inefficiency out of your data center, and the cost out of consolidation. Maximum Uptime, End-to-End Security Oracle s latest SPARC servers provide redundant power supplies, cooling, storage connections and network connections. And with Oracle VM Server for SPARC s live migration capabilities, you can keep critical systems operational during essential hardware and software maintenance. They also feature on-chip cryptography, designed to integrate seamlessly with Oracle Transparent Data Encryption providing true end-to-end data security, with negligible overhead and administration. Oracle Database 12c: Co-Engineered with SPARC Servers with Oracle Solaris Oracle Database 12c delivers new levels of availability and security, and well as speeding database consolidation, and simplifying the deployment and management of database clouds. It s been co-engineered with Oracle hardware and software for maximum performance and efficiency so it s unsurprising that Oracle Database W runs best on Oracle s SPARC servers with Oracle Solaris. Benchmark Results: New TPC-H 1 TB Benchmark Beats HP and IBM SPARC T-Series Benchmark Results SPARC Enterprise M-Series Benchmark Results White Paper The SPARC Difference: Reduce Risks, Cut Costs, Power Innovation Webcast How to Consolidate and Optimize Oracle Databases on Oracle s New SPARC Servers
14 14 Oracle Solaris: The Best OS for Oracle Database Oracle Solaris 11 is the world s #1 UNIX OS and it s engineered and optimized to unlock the full potential of your Oracle Database, and Oracle s complete portfolio of software, servers and storage. Unmatched Scaling Oracle Solaris 11 is engineered to scale to Thousands of threads Petabytes of memory Combined with the advanced thread scale and memory density of Oracle s latest SPARC servers, it delivers near-linear scaling on data warehouse queries Faster Provisioning, Lower Risk Pluggable Databases, a new option in Oracle Database 12c, enables the rapid provisioning, redeployment and duplication of databases. When run on Oracle Solaris 11, pluggable database cloning is almost instantaneous. The Ultimate in Observability Oracle Database 12c features unique integration with Oracle Solaris Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) analytics, giving Database Administrators the I/O observability they need to: Optimize database I/O performance Resolve database I/O issues rapidly Mission-Critical Reliability, Availability and Serviceability Oracle Solaris 11 helps maximize system and service availability, providing the tools to diagnose, isolate and speed recovery from hardware, database and application faults. When deployed with Oracle Solaris Cluster, Oracle Solaris 11 offers the most extensive range of RAS solutions, for the largest portfolio of mission-critical applications.
15 ORACLE SOLARIS 15 With Oracle Solaris Predictive Self-Healing, SPARC servers can even monitor their own health and mitigate problems before they have a chance to affect performance. Smarter Protection Oracle Solaris security technologies protect data, applications, users and the operating system itself, ensuring data privacy, guarding against insider threats and simplifying regulatory compliance. Running Oracle Solaris 11 on Oracle SPARC servers takes advantage of their built-in encryption capabilities, and offers end-to-end security at no additional cost and with no overhead and ZFS, the default file system in Oracle Solaris 11, is the most efficient, reliable, and secure file system for your database. Integrated Agility With Oracle Solaris Zones and Network Virtualization built in, Oracle Solaris 11 supports the rapid provisioning of highly dynamic cloud environments for your database. Oracle Solaris simplifies consolidation, letting you Run multiple versions of Oracle Database and Oracle Solaris on the same server Easily assign and manage system resources and for each database instance Online Forum Oracle Solaris
16 16 Oracle Optimized Storage: The Best Storage for Oracle Database Like Oracle Solaris and Oracle s SPARC servers, Oracle storage solutions are engineered and optimized for Oracle Database to minimize cost and risk, simplify management, and maximize efficiency, productivity and performance.
17 OPTIMIZED STORAGE 17 E-Book Database Storage For Dummies E-Book Oracle Optimized Storage: The Best for Oracle Database Unique Pioneering Features With a host of unique and groundbreaking capabilities, Oracle s storage systems are the perfect primary storage solutions for Oracle Database. Oracle s Pillar Axiom 600 system delivers: Optimized performance with Oracle s patented Quality of Service technology, you can prioritize access to resources, maximise utilisation and protect SLAs Reduced costs with Oracle Database s Hybrid Columnar Compression, you can cut capacity requirements by over 40 per cent, deliver as much as a 5x reduction in storage footprint, and simultaneously boost application performance for historic data queries Increased uptime with the ability to scale system bandwidth and storage capacity while the system is in use, you can prepare for new storage needs without compromising current performance Oracle s ZFS Storage Appliances also support Hybrid Columnar Compression, as well as delivering Incredibly fast backup and recovery, and low overall costs with built-in software, data services and numerous productivity-enhancing features, a ZFS Storage Appliance can speed backup by 3x, and reduce costs by up to 75 per cent compared to traditional solutions Safer, quicker and cheaper database testing and development with snapshot and cloning features for rapid database replication, seamless integration with Oracle Data Guard, and reduced licensing and operating costs Smarter read and write operations with data automatically placed on the most appropriate storage media Expert Centre Oracle Storage Expert Center for Database Management
18 Facebook f Logo RGB /.eps Facebook f Logo RGB /.eps 18 The Optimum Combination Uniquely engineered and optimized to work together, Oracle s SPARC servers, Oracle Solaris and Oracle application engineered storage unleash the full power of the world s #1 database. The Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database makes harnessing this power easy, minimizing cost and risk, and maximizing database performance, user productivity and business value. Learn more about Oracle Database 12c Oracle s latest SPARC servers Oracle Solaris 11 Oracle Storage Social Media
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