Category Archives: Exadata

Posts related to Exadata V2

Pivotal HAWQ – MPP database on HDFS

In this post I will go through the architecture of Pivotal HAWQ and how it works. I strongly suggest to go through Introduction to Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) database before reading this as you will need some concepts of MPP … Continue reading

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Exadata: 5 Adoption Roadblocks – Presentation at Oracle Openworld 2011

Here is a presentation by Robert Dawson that he did at OOW 2011. Interesting on how he correlated Exadata adoption with Grief Cycle.  These are roadblocks that nobody wants to talk about but every organization implementing Exadata will face them.

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Big data, Hadoop and Exadata

Attended an interesting session on Big Data Hadoop and Exadata space. Some highlights of what Oracle is bringing in this space. What is Big Data?

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Exadata HCC – Case Study Presentation for Exadata SIG

My presentation at Exadata SIG Webcast on May 4, 2011 Exadata – A real life implementation for Hybrid Columnar Compression (HCC) For Presentation use the following link Exadata HCC – Case Study – Presentation at Exadata SIG Thanks for all who … Continue reading

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Exadata Related Dictionary Tables

In this post I want to share the Dictionary tables related to Exadata or have columns that I have been using to show information related to Exadata.

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Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression – Case Study

Couple of days back I had to come up with a strategy to use Hybrid Columnar Compression(HCC) on a Exadata database. HCC is a new method that organizes data in a data block and uses best of Row and columnar … Continue reading

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