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Oracle launches 'world's fastest database machine'

HP CEO Mark Hurd joins Oracle CEO Larry Ellison via videoconference to show a new hardware solution developed by the two companies

At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, HP chief executive Mark Hurd joins Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison via videoconference to show a new hardware solution developed by the two companies.

The HP Oracle Database Machine is preconfigured and certified to run Oracle's business-intelligence apps and real application clusters. HP will provide hardware support and the machines will be ordered from Oracle.