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Oracle’s second refresh of the Exadata product line this year promises to more than double transaction processing performance.


  • As the use of persistent memory improves IOPS performance (input/output per second), the new model will be attractive to customers using Exadata primarily for online transaction processing (OLTP).

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies the major differentiator for this release as transaction processing.
  • Assesses the importance of how Optane is implemented.

Key questions answered

  • What does Oracle Exadata 8XM deliver?
  • How does Oracle Exadata 8XM benefit organizations?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Making the Optane jump
  • Moving toward more mainstream architecture
  • This release targets OLTP


  • Further reading
  • Author

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