Ready to unleash the Power of Exadata?
Explorer will loan you ours for FREE!
Explorer realises that all customers are different and each Oracle workload will have its own unique set of nuances, regardless of its size. This means it’s almost impossible to know what scale Exadata can improve performance. The key is to try it in your datacentre with your applications, which to date has been extremely difficult and costly to achieve for customers – both logistically and technically. To remedy this, Explorer’s own Exadata X5 is available for onsite Proof of Concepts with zero associated costs.
We are so confident that the Exadata is both technically and commercially viable for almost every Oracle software customer we will offer a unique and free Exadata Proof of Concept Service. Customers can analyse and benchmark performance against existing infrastructure to highlight the stark contrast between commodity hardware and Engineered Systems.
The entry cost for Exadata is significantly reduced compared to previous versions and now provides elastic configurations to add additional compute or storage nodes as growth dictates. The introduction of Oracle VM now also means that virtual CPU’s can be licensed for Oracle software instead of full servers, drastically reducing license costs.
PoC step 1
Discovery session. We meet with you to discuss your Oracle infrastructure, performance issues, business challenges and future business requirements.
PoC step 2
Gather benchmark stats. At the same time, we install our performance monitoring software to gather performance information about specific Oracle workloads. Eg, Backup run times, query wait times.
PoC step 3
Exadata delivery and installation. An Exadata X5 will be delivered to your site, fully insured, along with our Exadata consultant to begin installation and configuration.
PoC step 4
Exadata benchmark. Using the same tool that gathered performance information about your current Database hardware, Explorer will repeat the benchmark on Exadata and capture like-for-like performance information.
PoC step 5
Produce report. Explorer will document the findings using facts and figures gathered throughout the PoC and share with you to form the basis of an internal business case for procurement.
If you’re ready to start looking at Exadata and want to benefit from a free Proof of Concept, contact our Engineered Systems team using the form below or contact us on 0113 289 9470.