Today, information tends to be fragmented across a company, making it difficult to see the business as a whole or answer basic questions.about customers.
Without information about who the customer is, and what they want to buy, information assets go underexploited.
All this is accomplished while delivering high performance.
A database server also prevents unauthorized access and provides efficient solutions for failure recovery.
Oracle Database is the first database designed for enterprise grid computing, the most flexible and cost effective way to manage information and applications.
To address simultaneously the problems of monolithic systems and fragmented resources, grid computing achieves a balance between the benefits of holistic resource management and flexible independent resource control.
IT resources managed in a grid include: Infrastructure grid resources include hardware resources such as storage, processors, memory, and networks as well as software designed to manage this hardware, such as databases, storage management, system management, application servers, and operating systems.
With grid computing, groups of independent, modular hardware and software components can be connected and rejoined on demand to meet the changing needs of businesses.