8 Jul 2011 Redwood Shores - In an ongoing commitment to provide customers with the best performance for SAP applications, Oracle has introduced the recent certification of SAP applications for use with Oracle Exadata Database Machine. SAP applications based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x certified with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 such as SAP ERP and SAP Business Warehouse (BW) can now be deployed using Oracle Exadata Database Machines X2-2 and X2-8.
With over 1,000 installations, Oracle Exadata is a proven platform for running mission critical SAP applications. Oracle is the leading database for SAP OLTP and BW deployments.
Oracle Exadata is the first integrated hardware, software and storage platform built to run the Oracle Database. By integrating the servers, storage, software and networking, Oracle Exadata provides a platform optimized for the most demanding database application environments, such as that found under SAP deployments.
Oracle Exadata offers:
SAP customers requiring 24/7 application availability can take advantage of the Maximum Availability Architecture, which hundreds of current production SAP customers rely on and are familiar with. Fast, easy, and safe to deploy, Oracle Exadata is standardized, prebuilt, and completely tested and optimized. This can eliminate significant integration work, cost, and time from the database deployment process. Because customer configurations are identical at the complete system level, Oracle Exadata helps to eliminate unique, hard-to-diagnose issues.
Oracle Exadata should be on the short list for any SAP customer looking to update their hardware platform, including those: