The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is engineered to be the highest
performing and most available platform for running Oracle Database.
Exadata's modern architecture features scale-out industry-standard
database servers, scale-out intelligent storage servers, and an
extremely high-speed InfiniBand internal fabric that connects all
servers and storage. Unique software algorithms in Exadata implement
database intelligence in storage, PCI-based flash, and InfiniBand
networking to deliver higher performance and capacity at lower costs
than other platforms. Exadata runs all types of database workloads,
including online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and
consolidation of mixed workloads. Simple and fast to implement, the
Exadata Database Machine powers and protects your most important
databases and is the ideal foundation for a consolidated database cloud.