Oracle Database Appliance – A Simple, Flexible High Availability Clustered Database

With the release of the Oracle Database Appliance September 22, 2011, you may be wondering what to expect. This appliance delivers high availability database services for a wide range of applications and can save enterprises anywhere from $10k to $60k when compared to other solutions. Best of all, all hardware and software services are supported by a single vendor – Oracle. Here’s what else you should know:

What is the Oracle Database Appliance?

The Oracle database appliance is a fully integrated database appliance in a single box. It features one button installation, patching, and diagnostics. The hardware is a single 4U rack-mountable chassis containing two 6-core Intel Xeon processors X5675 and 96 GB of memory along with 12 TB of triple-mirrored raw storage and four 73 GB solid-state disks. The Oracle Database Appliance runs Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition. Customers also have the option of running Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) or Oracle RAC One Node.

What are the benefits of the Oracle Database Appliance?

As the world’s #1 database, the Oracle Database Appliance offers flexibility along with simple deployment and management. Users can expect to reduce planned and unplanned downtime and consolidate databases onto a common platform. The Oracle Database Appliance also offers the option of pay-as-you-grow-licensing for quickly scaling from 2 to 24 processor cores without any hardware upgrades.

Where can I purchase the Oracle Database Appliance?

As an Oracle gold partner, Continental Resources (ConRes) provides the Oracle Database Appliance to enterprises, government offices, educational facilities, and more. Contact a representative today for more information and to learn how the Oracle Database Appliance and ConRes can help you.

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