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Oracle Exadata Survival Guide by Mary Mikell Spence, David Fitzjarrell

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CHAPTER 8

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Measuring Performance

Exadata is a huge leap forward, with respect to its architecture. Unlike traditional commodity hardware configurations, Exadata provides a matched set of hardware and software. However, it is running the same Oracle 11.2.0.3 you can install on any non-Exadata platform. Thus, the same basic performance rules apply; the difference is the additional functionality of Smart Scans, the Smart Flash Cache, and offloading, to name a few. Because the purpose of this book is to make you familiar with, and work knowledgeably on, Exadata, it is the Exadata-specific performance metrics we will be covering. Additionally, we will ...

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