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Oracle Big Data Appliance

New Engineered System and Oracle Big Data Connectors Help Unlock the Value of Enterprise Big Data. New system features 864 GB memory, 216 CPU cores, and 648 TB of disk storage.

Oracle REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - January 10, 2012 Oracle today announced the availability of Oracle Big Data Appliance to help customers derive maximum business value from Big Data.

Oracle Big Data Appliance is an engineered system of hardware and software that incorporates Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop with Cloudera Manager, plus an open source distribution of R.

Running on Oracle Linux, the system also features Oracle NoSQL Database Community Edition and Oracle HotSpot Java Virtual Machine.

Oracle today also announced the availability of Oracle Big Data Connectors, a software product that helps customers easily integrate data stored in Hadoop and Oracle NoSQL Database with Oracle Database 11g.

Together with Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Big Data Appliance with the Oracle Big Data Connectors software delivers everything customers require to acquire, organize and to analyze Big Data within the context of all their enterprise data.

Engineered System Addresses Big Data Requirements Designed to simplify implementation and management of Big Data projects, Oracle Big Data Appliance comes in a full rack configuration of 18 Oracle Sun servers with a total of:

  • 864 GB main memory; 216 CPU cores; 648 TB of raw disk storage; 40 Gb/s InfiniBand connectivity between nodes and other Oracle engineered systems; and, 10 Gb/s Ethernet data center connectivity.
This new engineered system scales by connecting multiple racks together via an InfiniBand network enabling it to acquire, organize and analyze extreme data volumes.

Oracle Big Data Appliance features Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH), the most comprehensive, tested, stable and widely deployed distribution of Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. (See today's related announcement).

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