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Oracle Sun servers, SPARC, storage, software, and networking products resources, news, and support articles.

SLOB full table scans

A short post in follow-up to the previous one on ZFS vs ASM:
I wrote that I had to create a procedure to get full table scans on SLOB data. SLOB is designed to do random I/O (and lots of it ;-) but my test required FTS as well.

Oracle ASM vs ZFS on XtremIO

Background
In my previous post on ZFS I showed how ZFS causes fragmentation for Oracle database files. At the end I promised (sort of) to also come back on topic around how this affects database performance.

Good News around ZS3

"Sometimes we all miss changes that are happening right in front of us.
Aspects of Oracle's recent ZS3-2 announcment made me realize this...." Mark Peters about ZS3
Dear Partner,

What is the ideal Data Protection platform? Webcast replay available!

On Thu. 24th of July Oracle hosted a webcast explaining how Oracle’s Application Engineered Storage is the ideal Data Protection platform for Oracle’s Engineered Systems.

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 Sets World Record on SPC-2/E Benchmark

Dear Partner,
Recently
Oracle published a new SPC-2/E world record benchmark for the ZS3-2
storage platform demonstrating, once again, that the Oracle ZFS Storage
ZS3-2 offers customers excellent price/performance for high-throughput
workloads such as data warehouse, business analytics and video on-demand
applications. The ZFS Storage ZS3-2 beats IBM DS8870 by 10x(2) and HP
P9500 by 7x(3) on price/performance.

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