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May 26, 2016
Symbolic IO emerges from stealth, with a claim that its IRIS product can shrink memory-based storage, rehydrate it quickly in RAM and preserve it intact.
July 31, 2015
Amazon his week made enhancements and added features to its Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and its Amazon Aurora relational database. The S3 has been upgraded with more event notifications ...
September 29, 2014
Larry Ellison took aim at EMC when he introduced a flash storage array and disk backup product at his Sunday keynote at Oracle Open World. Never mind that the world is filled with flash SANs and ...
September 13, 2013
Oracle launched two new ZFS-based storage appliances this week, gave them a new name and released benchmarks that the vendor claims show it is the fastest file storage system on the market. The new ...
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Wikibon CTO David Floyer said the greatest challenge with an in-memory database from a storage perspective is recovery in the event of a problem. Continue Reading
Storage design for an in-memory database should focus on low latency, low variance through use of DRAM and NAND flash, notes Wikibon CTO David Floyer. Continue Reading
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What techniques does Oracle recommend for storage configuration on modern enterprise storage arrays hosting databases in the terabyte range? The complexity and abstraction involved in partitioning the physical disks into the chunks presented to the ... Continue Reading