What are similar costs of a full rack of similar (non-Oracle) equipment for comparison? Chris Taylor Sr. Oracle DBA Ingram Barge Company Nashville, TN 37205 Office: 615-517-3355 Cell: 615-354-4799 Email: chris.taylor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail and any attachments are confidential and may also be privileged. If you are not the named recipient, please notify the sender immediately and delete the contents of this message without disclosing the contents to anyone, using them for any purpose, or storing or copying the information on any medium. ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of LS Cheng Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2009 8:52 AM To: Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx Cc: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: Oracle Exadata Machine I think it's 600000 for a full rack and half rack 350000 And plus some software license if you dont already own one. But then again I think this is what Teradata and Netezza costs (or similar) so I guess it's targeted to very high profile customers -- LSC On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Goulet, Richard <Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: A couple of weeks ago I asked the list if anyone was using HP/Oracle's Exadata machine.. The response was thunderous in it's silence and I can now see why; http://www.oracle.com/corporate/pricing/exadata-pricelist.pdf <http://www.oracle.com/corporate/pricing/exadata-pricelist.pdf> . Can you say OUCH?? Dick Goulet Senior Oracle DBA PAREXEL International 900 Chelmsford St, Suite 310 Lowell, MA 01821 978.614.2857 Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx The information transmitted in this communication is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please destroy any copies, contact the sender and delete the material from any computer.