This technical document explores optimal methods for Oracle DBAs to consume ScaleIO software-defined elastic storage through Oracle’s ASM volume manager and file system.
The document highlights best practices at all layers the solution from ScaleIO pool design and ASM diskgroup configuration to database parameter settings.
Oracle ASM is a flexible and powerful technology that delivers optimal performance for Oracle databases including Oracle RAC. ScaleIO compliments this technology with an elastic and scalable software-defined storage solution that can meet user’s most demanding database needs.
Oracle Database is a sophisticated system designed for high performance transaction processing and/or advanced data mining and analytics. An optimal storage sub-system is critical to the performance of the database. With database footprints growing exponentially, advanced storage technologies from Dell EMC provide leading-edge performance and flexibility.
The document includes many specific recommendations that are summarized at the end of each chapter.