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I think Phil would say that according to the Oracle page for the database machine:
The HP Oracle Database Machine is a complete system, including software, servers, and storage, designed to run large, multi-terabyte data warehouses 10x faster than conventional data warehouse systems.
Oracle is targeting data warehouses not “normal, everyday usage of Oracle Database.”
Are we comparing apples with apples?
The Oracle database machine seems to me to be a generic machine trying to improve performance for normal, everyday usage of Oracle Database.
Oracle database includes some ROLAP functionality but is not, strictly speaking, a dedicated data warehouse database (cf HOLAP and MOLAP).
Because of this I would not expect the Oracle offering to perform better than the Netezza one. What would Phil Francisco say to this?
LewisC’s An Expert’s Guide to Oracle Technology
Are you involved in data warehousing at all? I have been for a long time. One of the things that has always interested me is the Data Warehouse Appliance. I once had the chance to see a demo of an earl…