An Oracle blog about ZFS Storage

  • March 28, 2017


Steve Tunstall
Principle Storage Engineer

YES. OS8.7 is out. You can go download it now from MOS.

Here is a link to the release notes:  https://support.oracle.com/epmos/main/downloadattachmentprocessor?parent=DOCUMENT&sourceId=2021771.1&attachid=2021771.1:OS_870_README&clickstream=yes

The main new features are:

**SMB 3.0 with multi-channel support
**All Flash Pools with the new all-Flash disk trays
**Support for new 800GB and 3.2TB SSD drives
**Intermix of older DE2 and newer DE3 trays
**Resume-able Replication
**Data Deduplication - Dedupe has been vastly improved!!!!
**Depuplicated Replication- Replicate Deduped data does not have to re-hydrate!!
**Lots of new Analytic metrics
** Tons of other new features, see the readme file.
**Large list of bug fixes. See the readme file, and there's a 40+ page table of fixes.

Exciting stuff. Later this week, our SPC public performance tests for the new ZS5 is supposed to go live with SPC. I will showcase those once they are out.


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Comments ( 1 )
  • bviktor Friday, March 31, 2017

    Thanks for the headsup, Steve! Installed on our shiny new ZS5-2 nodes without issues, turned LZ4 on right away, will see how CPU load goes.

    Also, hope you're doing well now!

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