Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Slow NDMP ZFS Backup Performance (Doc ID 1983170.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 12, 2016

Applies to:

Sun ZFS Storage 7420 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun ZFS Storage 7120 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun ZFS Storage 7320 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

Slow ZFS type NDMP backup performance.

 

Changes

Upgraded to 2013 firmware code.

2011 firmware code was able to push around 60-80MB/sec but dropped to 16-25MB/sec in 2013 firmware code.

Cause

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