Database consolidation takes flight with Boeing’s ramp up to Intel Optane persistent memory

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This article is part of the Technology Insight series, made possible with funding from Intel.

For the last two years, we’ve been writing about Intel Optane persistent memory, knowing that scores of evaluations and pilot projects are underway in enterprises around the world. But quotable case studies have been rare. That changed recently when Intel publicly offered examples of Optane’s real-world suitability and value.

During a high-profile event, Boeing revealed its production data center deployment of Intel Optane persistent memory via Oracle’s Exadata X8M database servers. Not long after, VentureBeat snagged an exclusive meeting with Maruti Sharma, Boeing’s chief architect for digital common