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Accelerate critical applications and unleash the power of performance





Accelerating Oracle
applications just got easier.








Dramatically improve application
performance and data centre economics




Often, additional processing power alone will do little or nothing to improve Oracle performance. The processor, no matter how fast, finds itself constantly waiting on mechanical storage devices for its data.

This whitepaper discusses methods for improving Oracle® database performance using flash storage to accelerate the most resource-intensive data that slows performance across the board.

With IBM FlashSystem Mercury Technology (PDF, 917KB) reduced batch processing times from five hours to one. Rathbone Brothers Plc (PDF, 622KB). reduced Oracle processing run times by up to 80%. Follett Higher Education Group (PDF, 594KB) eliminated the storage bottleneck to support its e-retail platform even as web traffic increase by over 50%.


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See how this leading provider of Oracle Enterprise Cloud services achieved reliable acceleration and reduced batch processing time by a factor of 5.


Rathbone Brothers Plc use to devote 8 hours to running their complex processes. It now takes 12 minutes.

In business, timing is everything – especially for business-critical applications. All critical applications have one thing in common: the need for rapid response times to ensure delivery of content that is vital to management, employees, customers and other key business partners.

How do you respond to this need? Add processing power? Boost memory? Invest in improving efficiency of SQL statements? In many cases it is storage side performance, not processor speed or insufficient memory, which is the principal cause of application performance issues.

Download the e-book to learn more about IBM FlashSystem and see how you could accelerate your business critical applications – just like Sprint Nextel (PDF, 688KB).


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“With IBM FlashSystem, we have seen a 45-fold acceleration in access to that data.”

Are you up to speed?

Business critical applications have one thing in common: the need for rapid response times. Delays in delivering critical data and in processing can significantly increase business and financial risks.

If you’re searching for extra speed, why not take a fresh look at your storage? In many cases it is storage-side performance, not processor speed or insufficient memory, which is the principal cause of application performance issues. When the CPU has to wait on information from storage, time and resources are wasted. And due to 20 years of exponential growth in terms of raw CPU processing power, those waits have become longer and longer.

Accelerating Oracle applications just got easier.
Often, additional processing power alone will do little or nothing to improve Oracle ® performance.Read how flash storage can accelerate Oracle database performance.
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See how you could dramatically improve application performance and data centre economics.

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Case Study: Sprint Nextel

With IBM FlashSystem, we have seen a 45-fold acceleration in access to that data.

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