Moving up the Stack: Understanding Oracle and Storage Performance – IV

This is the fourth blog out of a 6-blog series that discusses Oracle and storage performance. If you’re new to this series, please visit the first blog in this series Moving up the stack: Understanding Oracle and storage performance. Similar to direct path read, which was covered in the previous blog, the direct path read…

Mythbusters: When is deduplication fit for purpose?

We are promised three things in life; death, taxes and the continued growth of data. But in a world that is connected 24/7, how can you keep a handle on all of this data being generated? There are only three real options: Delete it Move it off the server and archive it Shrink it down…

Moving up the Stack: Understanding Oracle and Storage Performance – III

This is the third blog out of a 6-blog series that discusses Oracle and storage performance. If you’re new to this series, please visit the first blog in this series Moving up the stack: Understanding Oracle and storage performance. In the prequels to this blog, we’ve covered the Oracle wait events db file sequential read…

Why Robust Mixed Workload Support Matters

Much like a large highway supporting traffic from vehicles of kinds and sizes, your storage array has to manage traffic from applications that come in many differing block sizes. Don’t let your storage be the point of congestion because of its rigid block size limitation.  Robust mixed workload processing matters! Read on to learn why….

VisionOS: Software-defined architecture powering the future of cloud-scale applications

From the very beginning at Kaminario, we’ve embraced a vision of building an innovative software architecture for all-flash storage that transcends the boundaries of traditional, strongly coupled and inflexible storage designs. The call out to ‘Software’ is intentional because it highlights a key differentiator for Kaminario – the product’s IP lies entirely in its globally…