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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
July 23, 2014

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The Exadata Database Machine X4-8 has been designed to deliver extreme compute and data throughput for large database workloads using 8-socket database servers, intelligent storage, PCI flash cards, and unified InfiniBand connectivity. The Exadata Database Machine X4-8 expecially suited for a number of large scale enterprise scenarios, said Tim Shetler, vice president of product management, Oracle. "It is an ideal platform for hosting memory-intensive workloads such as the Oracle Database In-Memory option."

To help organizations gain greater return on their enterprise application investments, has introduced Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) Standard and Professional 12.1.

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