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An Oracle blog about ZFS Storage

  • February 12, 2013

SnapManager for Oracle DB for ZFSSA is out and ready

Steve Tunstall
Principle Storage Engineer

A few weeks ago, Oracle announced the Oracle database SnapManager software for ZFSSA.

It is a license just like the Clone or the Replication license. It's just a one-time, yes-or-no, on-or-off license per controller. Better yet, you can go ahead and get the software and try it out for free for 30 days. Go check it out with the link below.

The
Snap Management Utility combines the underlying snapshot, clone, and rollback
capabilities of the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance with standard host-side
processing so all operations are consistent.


Downloading the Oracle Snap Management Utility for
Oracle Database Software

A. Customers who purchased the license need to download
the software from
eDelivery (see

instructions below)

B. Customers who wish to evaluate for 30-days prior to
purchase may download from the same

site. The license allows a 30-day evaluation period.
Follow instructions below.

Instructions to download software:

1. Go to eDelivery link: https://edelivery.oracle.com/EPD/Search/handle_go

2. Login

3. Accept Terms and Restrictions

4. In the “Media
Pack Search” window:

a. Under Product
Pack, select “Sun Products”

b. Under
Platform, select “Generic”

c. Click “Go”

5. From the results, select the “Oracle Snap Management
Utility for Oracle Database”

6. There are two files for download:

a. The “Oracle
Snap Management Utility for Oracle Database, Client v 1.1.0” is required

b. The “Sun ZFS
Storage Software 2011.1.5.0” is the latest version of the ZFS Storage

Appliance SW provided for customers who need to upgrade
their software.

UPDATE-7-27-13- Just found out that if you buy the SMU license, you do NOT need to buy the clone license. The cloning is included in SMU, so that's cool.

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