Partners in performance: Dell and SanDisk combine to accelerate Oracle Databases

Oracle OpenWorld is here and we look forward to seeing you at one of the industry’s biggest shows. Our long-time partner, Dell, will join us in having a major presence at the upcoming event, as well as showcasing leading edge hardware, software, and services. The Dell booth will be displaying the Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases (DAAD), based on SanDisk’s ION Accelerator, as part of a complete Dell Integrated Systems for Oracle DB solution. This solution brings new levels of efficiency for the deployment, management and maintenance of Oracle environments for medium and large enterprise customers.

Not Your Ordinary Kitchen Appliance

The Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases (DAAD) is a fully integrated and branded solution from Dell designed for improving the performance of enterprise applications including OracleSAP HANA, and Microsoft SQL Server, as well as virtualization workloads.

What makes this collaboration between Dell and SanDisk such a compelling one is not just the industry leading hardware and support from Dell, but the unique capabilities that the ION Accelerator brings to both physical and virtual environments. The Dell Application Acceleration for Databases appliance delivers extreme performance to database environments:

·       Performance – over 1M IOPs and a 96% reduction in latency relative to legacy disk arrays

·       Density – Up to 12TB of persistent, ultra low latency flash memory in a 2U platform 

·       Ease Of Use – Intuitive UI and seamless integration with enterprise applications

·       Reliability – Proven data protection and high availability design

“Dell’s technology collaboration with Fusion-io [SanDisk] on the Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases, will help customers optimize database performance with the solution’s integrated flash technology,” said Sam Greenblatt, chief technology officer and vice president of engineered solutions, Dell. “Combined with Dell’s industry-leading service and support, customers can expect this solution to help them cost-effectively respond to business needs rapidly and reliably.”

The Entire Kitchen, Including the Sink!

Dell Integrated Systems for Oracle DB is a scalable, turnkey solution for Oracle database pre-built using Dell PowerEdge Servers, Dell Storage and Dell Networking, coupled with flash technology from SanDisk to accelerate Oracle database performance. Having Oracle Linux pre-installed in the solution, and delivered ready to deploy a customer’s chosen Oracle database, the Dell integrated systems for Oracle DB gives customers performance and cost savings benefits. Medium and larger enterprise customers can quickly stand up new Oracle database deployments with a high-performance, pre-integrated system that meets their database management needs today, and can easily scale in the future. Peace of mind and performance combined.

Stop by the Dell Booth (#1401) during Oracle OpenWorld to see the Dell and SanDisk solution in action. If you can’t make the show visit to learn more about how the Dell Acceleration Appliance for Databases can deliver more performance to your mission critical applications.


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