Oracle introduces Exadata X8M on-premises database machine to its public cloud.
The new X8M architectures utilize Oracle Exadata Cloud Service X8M on the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The introduction of Oracle’s Exadata is engineered to handle various workloads, consolidating transaction processing and data warehousing across the same database.
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The introduction of Exadata to the public cloud competes with Amazon Web Services (AWS). With the database’s input/output operations, the Exadata Cloud Service X8M is 5000% faster than AWS’s Relational Database Service. This topples Amazon RDS’s CPU scaling performance by 250% and storage performance by 200%.