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Exadata Database Machine Case Study Snapshots Data Warehouse/ERP/Mixed Workloads/OLTP
About Accenture Enkitec Group Accenture Enkitec Group is a global systems integrator focused on the Oracle platform. We were established in 2004 with headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Recognized as an Oracle Diamond Partner, we hold various specializations and certifications pertaining to the technology stack. Among many accolades, we are proud to be recognized as a worldwide leader in Oracle Exadata implementations. Our services include: Database Administration, Engineered Systems, Big Data Management, Data Integration, Application Development, Business Intelligence, Education and Managed Services.
About Our Consultants Our consultants represent a unique combination of database administration and development expertise. We have a proven track record of hiring the top technical talent throughout the world. Our consultants average 15+ years of experience in Oracle technology environments. They have been involved in over 400 Oracle Exadata implementations with zero unplanned downtime to date. We staff 15 Oracle ACE Program members; more than any other Oracle partner in the world. Our 21 bloggers and 14 authors are highly regarded in the industry.
Part of Accenture Infrastructure Accenture Enkitec Group is now part of Accenture’s global Infrastructure Services business. Together, we have formed a team of consultants who will focus on the design and implementation of Engineered Systems-enabled offerings such as Database Migrations, Enterprise-wide Database Transformations, Database-as-a-Service, Oracle Applications on Engineered Systems, SAP on Engineered Systems and cloud-based solutions leveraging Oracle technologies. Recent Awards: 2013 Engineered Systems Partner of the Year - UK Oracle User Group 2013 Oracle Excellence Awards in Energy and Financial Services - North America
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Case studies are grouped by workload types and related industry.
DATA WAREHOUSE 4 Direct Marketing 5 Direct Sales Marketing 6 Market Research 7 Market Research 8
ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING (ERP) 9 Energy Products & Services 10 Global Real Estate Management 11 Healthcare 12 Mortgage Origination and Processing 13 Secure Logistics 14 MIXED WORKLOADS 15 Commercial Insurance 16 Consumer Packaged Goods 17 Customer Loyalty Management 18 Document Management 19 Electronics Retailer 20 Energy – Exploration 21 Energy – Production 22 Healthcare 23 Insurance 24 Telecommunications 25
ON LINE TRANSACTION PROCESSING (OLTP) 26 Media and Entertainment 27
This leading direct marketing agency provides the creative and targeted information clients need to hit the mark with their marketing campaigns. The company designs effective communications in a variety of media— direct mail, response television, interactive marketing — and coordinates each campaign.
Trying to solve a capacity problem, this innovative and tech-‐savvy company was one of the earliest adopters of Exadata. They had run out of runway, out of space, out of CPU, out of everything. Their business needed a solution able to keep up with the demands of their growing customer requests.
Our consultants delivered a prompt Exadata implementation along with data compression capabilities.
• Oracle Exadata (2 x ¼ rack) • Business intelligence applications (implemented by Deloitte) • Data warehouse
• Enabled more client services by improving throughput • Reduced data storage costs by up to 30% • A full scan of a table, even with filters, dropped from minutes to seconds • Queries now return only what was asked for, with no extraneous data • Reduced size of database without compromising performance by leveraging
Direct Sales Marketing
This health and wellness company uses a direct-‐sales model to promote an expansive line of skin care, weight control and vitamin supplements. Their continually growing global network of independent distributors, place a high demand on the ecommerce site. System reliability and high performance are a must.
The company’s rapid and unpredictable growth presented a potential threat to the long-‐ range success and stability of the company’s ecommerce website. Frequently, the database hit performance limits during peak order times. IT leaders were also concerned about the lack of redundancy to avoid system outages. With future growth expectations running high, the company decided to build a future-‐proof platform by implementing a robust, highly available Exadata infrastructure.
• Oracle Exadata (1/4 rack high performance) • Oracle E-‐Business Suite for order processing • Oracle Real Application Clusters
• Built robust platform for processing orders and sales commissions • Created a solid technology foundation for the future • Resolved capacity concerns during peak order times
This company specializes in providing its clients with millions of online research panelists, enabling clients to interact with consumers and executives. The company also supports research study applications for ad effectiveness, brand comparison and customer satisfaction.
The company had strained its legacy system to the max. Report times were unacceptable, ranging from hours to days. Exadata was the best option to handle its massive data requirements: more than 10 databases and 23TB of data. Downtime had to be limited to hours per year. Every hour of downtime equated to a loss of nearly $100,000.
• Oracle Exadata Database Machine (x2-‐8) • Data Warehouse envi