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Connecting the Dots for Oracle and EqualLogic

Oracle is certainly one of the most important applications for many customers and there are a lot of misconceptions about its performance as Kevin Closson points out in this somewhat humorous MANLY MAN post on his blog.  FWIW, EqualLogic has a number of customers running Oracle databases and applications on iSCSI storage networks - both with SATA and SAS drives.

Considering the nature of EMC Zilla-man's post earlier today and referenced in my posting immediately below - here is an interesting report from Network Appliance showing the relative performance of Oracle over FC, NFS and iSCSI.  The fact that EqualLogic doesn't have the same bottleneck built into its iSCSI products, you can see how Oracle performance on EqualLogic storage arrays can be very good - and it explains why we have so many customers that are perfectly happy running Oracle on EqualLogic iSCSI storage networks.

 

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