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Mellanox InfiniBand Technology Integrated in HP BladeSystem for Oracle Optimized Warehouse
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, server and storage interconnect products, today announced that its leading 20Gb/s InfiniBand adapters and switch product technology provides the unified I/O fabric in the HP BladeSystem for Oracle Optimized Warehouse. The HP 4X DDR IB Mezzanine HCA, based on Mellanox technology, provides the high-performance link for server-to-server and server-to-storage I/O connectivity through an integrated Mellanox-based HP 4X DDR IB Switch Module. The result is industry-leading I/O performance in the one terabyte to four terabyte data mart and data warehouse market served by the HP BladeSystem for Oracle Optimized Warehouse. This platform further expands InfiniBand into mainstream data center business applications for mission-critical, day-to-day tasks, and demonstrates the efficiency of InfiniBand interconnect to consolidate I/O traffic.

Enterprises today require high server-to-server and server-to-storage bandwidth and low latency to fuel their increased reliance on compute intensive Oracle data warehouse applications such as inventory tracking, data mining, and business intelligence tools, said Thad Omura, vice president of product marketing at Mellanox Technologies. The Mellanox-based InfiniBand technology in the HP BladeSystem for Oracle Optimized Warehouse offers organizations exceptional scalability, flexibility, and consistent leading-edge I/O bandwidth throughput to enable faster complex analysis for time-critical, business decision making all in a simple, easy to deploy, turnkey solution.

Customers want to quickly harness information that can improve business decisions that drive profit and growth, said Jim Ganthier, director, marketing, BladeSystem, HP. The combination of HP BladeSystem with Mellanox InfiniBand interconnect technology provides the leading performance in our Oracle Optimized Warehouse offering.

For more information on the InfiniBand-accelerated HP BladeSystem Oracle Optimized Warehouse visit

Published Wednesday, June 25, 2008 9:13 AM by David Marshall
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