Coles Supermarkets Revamps Data Warehouse System With Oracle

Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:00am EST

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  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, Jan 17 (Marketwire) -- 

    News Facts 

--  Coles, one of the largest Australian Supermarket chains with more than
    100,000 employees and 2000 stores Australia-wide, implemented Oracle
    Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c running on
    Oracle Linux to enable critical trend reporting during retail seasonal
--  Prior to Exadata, Coles' data warehouse infrastructure was under
    pressure to deliver within SLAs especially during seasonal peaks. By
    moving to the Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Coles' processes
    improved 3 to 4x out-of-the-box, with 4 to 6x faster query performance
    so that Coles' can now meet SLAs and drive customer satisfaction.
--  Utilizing the intelligent software capabilities in the Oracle Exadata
    Database Machine, Coles can now also store 20+ TB of trending
    historical data, enabling new, complex analytical reports to help
    better predict the needs and potential issues for Coles' stores.
--  At Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2012, Chris Thompson, Database
    Manager, Coles was recognized as Data Warehouse Leader of the Year for
--  Thompson and his team at Coles were responsible for re-architecting
    this innovative Data Warehouse implementation in just 12 weeks.
--  The award, one of several categories covered by the Oracle Excellence
    Awards, honors individuals who demonstrate excellent technical
    knowledge and innovative use of Oracle data warehouse technologies to
    the benefit of their business.
--  Oracle recognizes data warehouse leaders across Asia Pacific, Europe,
    Middle East and Africa, Latin America / Caribbean, and North America.


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