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

Oracle launches 'world's fastest database machine'

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.