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Oracle, a minor database and enterprise software interest of yachtsman Larry Ellison, has picked LSI to supply PCIe flash acceleration cards. LSI’s Nytro-branded cards will be used in Oracle’s Exadata X4 engineered system, what it calls its next-generation Database Machine. The cards have a jointly-developed Oracle LSI software …

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Sounds good

Will be interested to see how this performs, the exa boxes are impressive

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Impressively expensive, or?

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Meh

Old News

Oracle has been OEMing the LSI Nytro Warpdrive cards for years. It buys them in, files the LSI logo off the supercaps and then replaces it with a Sun logo.

It's been doing it since the Sun F40 cards were used on the X3 model back in 2012:

http://flashdba.com/2012/09/03/exadata-roadmap-more-speculation/

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