Today’s database world faces many challenges including performance stabilization, data consolidation, rapid creation of production copies, cost of organizational infrastructure (space and storage), and other factors contributing to TCO. The challenges are becoming more complex, critical, and intense as organizations are pushed to upgrade their databases to the latest versions (for example, upgrading Oracle Database 12cR2 to 18cR1) because of business, technical, or infrastructure issues. Because of the challenging circumstances, it is extremely important to offer and support a reference architecture that is not only integrated, tested, and validated, but also addresses all the customers’ pain points.
To address these challenges, Dell EMC Ready Solutions for Oracle provides a reference architecture that features operational agility, efficiency, stability, resiliency, and storage savings. Testing and validation of the architecture prove that customers can migrate from Oracle Database 12cR2 to Oracle Database 18cR1 running on a Dell EMC Unity 650 All Flash (Unity 650F) storage array with no adverse performance impact to production workloads. This Dell EMC reference architecture for Oracle yields a faster time-to-value along with superior performance, significant cost savings, and future-ready scalability.
Ready Solutions for Oracle: Design for Dell EMC Unity All Flash Storage is a reference architecture consisting of:
By eliminating the time-consuming and complex process of designing a system, this tested and validated reference architecture streamlines the purchase and update cycles for the IT organization and accelerates delivery times of complex mission-critical Oracle Databases 12cR2 and 18cR1 and related applications. Features of this reference architecture for Oracle include: