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Published: 29 Oct 2012

One of the driving forces behind the move to storage area networks (SANs) has been the increasing importance and size of enterprise databases. As databases grew, administrators found that the only way to efficiently manage and expand database storage is to tap into the flexibility of SANs. However, with the expanded use of databases on storage networks, storage administrators now must deal with new performance, backup, restore and management issues-not to mention how to get along with the database administrators (DBAs). Here's what storage administrators should know about marrying a database to a SAN. Oracle's Storage Push In a sign that database vendors are increasingly aware of how important the storage behind their databases is, Oracle recently announced that it is launching a storage initiative, which seeks to combine the company's various individual storage initiatives into a strategic push to focus on how Oracle runs on storage. Oracle's initiative includes programs to certify interoperability of hardware components within an Oracle environment. ... Access >>>

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