Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

The Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance provides enterprise storage for Oracle Primavera, other Oracle applications, database, engineered systems, and SPARC servers

  • Best-in-class performance for enterprise network-attached storage (NAS) environments
  • Lower storage cost and capacity by up to 12 times
  • Reduce database setup and tuning by more than 65%
  • Reduce complexity by consolidating multiple storage interconnects into one system
  • Optimal for demanding workloads in traditional on-premise deployments or in cloud environments

Solution

The Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance is a hybrid storage system based on a unique cache-centric architecture with DRAM plus Flash. It is powered by a multithreading operating system, optimal for enterprise hardware. The Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance offers unique integration points with Oracle Database for automated storage tuning and data lifecycle management.

Components

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance three primary components include:
  • Software

    Multithreading SMP storage OS with enterprise-class data services, data protection, and Hybrid Storage Pool technology that manages the dynamic caching.

  • Controller

    A powerful storage controller based on enterprise grade Oracle x86 servers. Optional dual-controller cluster configurations provide high availability with rapid failover.

  • Storage

    Enterprise grade disk enclosures that contain SAS-2 hard disk drives and write flash accelerators for high-performance, high-availability persistent storage.
    Two controller models are available:

    • Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2

      A midrange enterprise multiprotocol storage system ideal for use in performance-intensive workloads

    • Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4

      a high-end enterprise multiprotocol storage system for workloads demanding extreme performance and scalability

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For more information on the ZFS Storage Appliance, how the ZSF Storage Appliance fits into Emerald's in-a-box solutions or more about Emerald support services for Engineered Systems please contact us.

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