Oracle Releases New ZFS Storage for Virtualization and Cloud Computing

July 7, 2014 (Mon): Oracle Corporation, the world’s leading IT solution provider, today releases its latest Oracle ZFS Storage Appliances for modern cloud and virtual server environments, enabling organisations to simplify IT infrastructure, reduce capital and operational expenses, and deliver reliable, high performance, economical cloud storage.

Scott Tracy, Vice President of Storage Software at Oracle, shares, “Today’s heavily virtualized data centers demand efficient, high-performance storage in order to avoid performance issues and operational disruption caused by unpredictable virtual machine workloads and boot storms.”

“The new capabilities delivered by the Oracle ZS3 storage systems provide valuable architectural benefits and superb analytics to support high-density virtualized environments. As a result, customers are able to keep their operations running at full speed in order to remain agile and respond to valuable business opportunities,” Tracy adds.

Especially, Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 now supports more than 16,000 VM boots from a single platform in under seven minutes. The system easily handles unpredictable VM workloads which saturate conventional NAS storage systems and provides enterprises with unparalleled levels of protection against boot storms.

Tracy highlights, “Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 intelligent hybrid storage system establishes a new efficiency paradigm.”

According to SPC-2/E benchmark results, Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 delivered the best overall price/performance and highest performance per watt on the Storage Performance Council SPC-2/E benchmark.

These results demonstrate the Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 offers superior efficiency and high-performance at the lowest cost during the execution of business critical applications that require the large-scale, sequential movement of data such as large database queries, large file processing and video on demand.

As the second largest cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company in the world, Oracle offers ZFS Storage Appliances enable customers to easily take advantage of the VM scalability of Oracle ZS3 Series storage to deploy private cloud environments and IT as a service.

The new solution provides unique application engineered storage capabilities help improve performance and increase storage and management efficiency for organisations.

Author: VSDaily Editor

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