Oracle SuperCluster is yet another engineered system from Oracle, and it is considered to be the most powerful of all Oracle Database Machines. The Oracle SuperCluster is just perfect for database as a service and Oracle Database setups. It is also ideal for consolidating your applications and databases, and even for private cloud.
Oracle SuperCluster brings together the resources you will need: network, storage, server and software. What you get is a system that allows for the best performance for your applications and database without having to work hard on installing, configuring and maintaining it. Plus, you get all these at a much lower cost than other solutions.
You can choose from Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 and Oracle SuperCluster M6-32.
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Oracle SuperCluster T5-8
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 gives you a completely integrated system that you can use for your applications, Oracle Databases and private cloud. You get the highest possible availability and the best performance, plus you do not have to contend with the risks associated with systems that you build yourself.
The Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 uses Oracle technologies, giving you the best in class database server and database storage. You also have the faster processor in the world powering your system. Looking at the price and performance metrics, the Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 is ten times better than a similar system, such as the IBM Power7+. What’s more, you have ten times more database compression, five times faster deployment, and you get only a third of the administrative overhead that you would need with systems that you build on your own.
The Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 is ideal for data warehousing and online transaction processing database consolidation for medium sized companies.
Oracle SuperCluster M6-32
On the other hand, the Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 is there if you need more power. The Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 is best for your most important databases and applications. It helps you run everything in-memory and can handle even the heaviest workloads. It is also the most scalable out of all the Oracle engineered systems and can handle as many as 32 SPARC M6 processors as well as 32 terabytes of memory. Moreover, you can grow your storage capacity as you need it without having to grow your compute cores and vice versa.
The Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 also gives you the highest serviceability, availability and consolidation ratios.
Features of Oracle SuperCluster
Overall, no matter which one you choose, you get:
- A complete engineered system that already has the software and hardware you need for faster deployments and faster application performance.
- The latest and best technologies, such as Oracle Database, Oracle Exadata, SPARC servers, InfiniBand and Oracle ZFS Storage.
- A system that has already been thoroughly tuned and tested.
- The fastest computing performance and highest availability at a price that would rival those of entry level servers.
- A platform that is ideal for both application and database consolidation, as well as the private cloud.
- A system that increases your database performance by using Oracle Exadata Smart Scan.
With Oracle SuperCluster, you get to avoid virtualization overhead without paying more.
You can also use the Oracle SuperCluster to make your current Solaris applications run faster, as it runs or supports Solaris 8 through 11.
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