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

Oracle ASM vs ZFS on VNX

In my last post on ZFS I shared results of a lab test where ZFS was configured on Solaris x86 and using XtremIO storage. A strange combination maybe but this is what a specific customer asked for.

Oracle Launches the Oracle FS1 Series Flash Storage System

Dear Partner, 
 following Oracle Open Word announcements, we are proud to spread the news that Oracle has launched the Oracle FS1 Series Flash Storage System, innovating with new QoS Plus software and provisioning one-click application storage.

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,

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