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flashdba
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flashdba,
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11/21/2012 | 8:27:22 PM
re: Oracle Spotlights Its Database Memory Gap
If you look at In Memory technology it's pretty easy to see that Oracle's Exadata Database "In-Memory" Machine does not meet the criteria to call itself an In-Memory database:

http://flashdba.com/2012/10/10...
kevinclosson.wordpress.com
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11/17/2012 | 7:31:28 PM
re: Oracle Spotlights Its Database Memory Gap
Your readers might appreciate some deep, technical nitty-gritty that dissects the "in-memory" claims made by Oracle's marketing force (as opposed their Oracle's engineering force):

http://kevinclosson.wordpress....
EricLundquist
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11/16/2012 | 5:46:08 PM
re: Oracle Spotlights Its Database Memory Gap
Nice riposte by Doug. You can't throw a bunch of flash into a box and say "look we have in-memory also." SAP is out front on this one and both Oracle and Microsoft are playing catch-up. Oracle can spin it however they wish, but they need to get their own house in order before accusing others of talking vapor.


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