Oracle Customer Case Study
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Published November 2007
China Lottery Online Supports 60 Million
Transactions a Day Using Grid Technology
China Lottery Online Technology
Oracle Products & Services:
Oracle Real Application Clusters
Oracle Automatic Storage
Oracle Data Guard
Oracle Support Services
“By implementing Oracle grid technology, we can support
double the number of online lottery transactions than in the
past. Transaction numbers are expected to triple in the next two
years and I am confident the Oracle infrastructure can easily
handle this increase as well.” – Shao Lan, Vice President,
China Lottery Online Technology Co., Ltd
Gaming is big business in China. According to the Chinese
Ministry of Finance, which oversees lottery sales in the country,
China’s lottery market surpassed US$10 billion in 2006 and is
expected to hit a double-digit annual growth rate in the coming
years. Of the money spent on lotteries, more than US$6 billion
was generated via the welfare lottery organization. The welfare
lottery raised RMB 3.3 billion (US$443 million) in the first 11
months of 2007, which has been distributed to help the
community’s less fortunate members.
The Chinese Government is promoting the welfare lottery system
through over-the-counter sales and newer online applications.
China Lottery Online Technology Co., Ltd is responsible for
developing, operating, and maintaining online lottery issue and
distribution systems. It has an exclusive license for the online
lottery system administered by the China Welfare Lottery
Issuance and Administrative Center.
The online lottery has become o