23 Apr 2012 Redwood Shores - Extending the performance, efficiency and manageability of its third-generation Sun ZFS Storage Appliances, Oracle has made new enhancements for its award-winning network attached storage (NAS) platform.
With the new enhancements, the Sun ZFS Storage 7420 appliance (two-node) beat all current NetApp SPECsfs2008 NFS benchmark results, four-node and smaller.
The Sun ZFS Storage 7420 appliance set a two-node world record on the SPECsfs2008 NFS benchmark, delivering 267,928 SPECsfs2008_nfs.v3 Ops/sec with an Overall Response Time (ORT) of 1.31 msec. The Sun ZFS Storage 7420 appliance delivered 41 percent higher throughput than the dual-controller NetApp FAS6240 and 164 percent higher throughput than the dual-controller NetApp FAS3270 on the SPECsfs2008_nfs benchmark at less than half the list price of both current results.
With its new capabilities, Oracles Sun ZFS Storage Appliances can deliver even more compelling performance and cost savings for customers seeking optimization with Oracle software, speed and efficiency.
Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliances deliver enterprise-class NAS capabilities ideal for enterprise applications, virtualization, Cloud, storage consolidation, and data protection. The latest enhancements enable customers to:
Harness the power of Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 12c. Via the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance Plug-in, key appliance data on system performance, health and configuration can be passed to the Oracle Enterprise Manager console to alert administrators for analysis and to support system reporting, extending the benefits of management from a single pane of glass to Sun ZFS Storage Appliance customers.
Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliances are the only NAS products engineered with Oracle's complete software stack, from Oracle Applications to Oracle Database and Oracle VM, as well as the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4.
"Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliances offer a compelling proposition for customers looking to extend deployment of NAS storage for critical enterprise applications", stated Phil Bullinger, senior vice president, Storage, Oracle. "With the enhancements announced today, Oracle is delivering new value to customers and extending its storage leadership."