Thursday Oct 10, 2013

ZFS RAID Calculator v6

Announcing the availability of ZFS RAID Calculator v6 on eSTEP portal.

The Tool calculates key capacity parameter like  number of Vdev's, number of spares, number of data drives, raw RAID capacity(TB), usable capacity (TiB) and (TB) according the different possible  RAID types for a given ZS3 configuration.

Calculator input:

Calculator output:


The spreadsheet can be downloaded from eSTEP portal.

URL: http://launch.oracle.com/
PIN:
eSTEP_2011

The material can be found under tab eSTEP Download.


Friday Sep 13, 2013

Announcing: Oracle's StorageTek T10000D and StorageTek LTFS-LE

On 12th of September, Oracle announced Oracle's StorageTek T10000D tape drive and Oracle's StorageTek Linear Tape File System, Library Edition software !


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Tuesday Sep 10, 2013

Announcing: ZS3 - Oracle's Next Generation Application Engineered Storage

On 10th of September, Oracle announced its latest ZFS Storage Appliances, the ZS3 Series, that enables customers to accelerate time to insight, while extensive Oracle co-engineering improves operational efficiencies and reduces data center costs through dynamic automation through the Oracle stack. As IT skills converge, the ZS3 provides enterprises with the ability to respond to application needs dynamically while reducing time-to-business benefits.

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Monday Jul 29, 2013

Oracle Storage: Standalone and Engineered Systems (IDC Insight)

In June IDC published a interesting note named  "Oracle Storage: Standalone and Engineered Systems".

The IDC Insight report looks at the Oracle storage strategy across Oracle's external disk storage systems and tape automation product lines.

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Wednesday Apr 10, 2013

End of Life for Sun Storage Flash Components

Announcing end of life on the following Sun storage flash components:
  • The Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array FMOD (flash modules) capacity upgrade for existing F5100 customers has reached end-of-life (EOL), with the following key dates:
    • EOL: 04/09/2013
    • LOD: 11/30/2013
    • LSD: 12/31/2013
    • EOSL: 12/30/2017
  • The Sun Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe Flash Card has reached end-of-life (EOL) April 9, 2013, to be replaced by the higher capacity Sun Flash Accelerator F40 PCIe Flash Card, with the following key dates:
    • EOL: 04/09/2013
    • LOD: 11/30/2013
    • LSD: 01/09/2014
    • EOSL: 01/09/2017

Please read the Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array FMOD Upgrade EOL Sales Bulletin or the Sun Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe Flash Card EOL Sales Bulletin Oracle HW TRC for more details on these announcements.

If you are not registered on Oracle HW TRC, click here ... and follow the instructions..)

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