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Do You Store Any Databases On NAS?
|Do you store any databases on NAS?|
|What kind of databases?|
|How is the performance?|
Conventional wisdom states that you use block-level storage area network (SAN) storage with your database applications, even though vendors such as Oracle certify their databases on network-attached storage (NAS). This month, we asked readers if they had taken the database-on-NAS plunge. The overwhelming majority (85%) have not, citing performance concerns, and lack of support from their vendors. That said,
This was first published in January 2004