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Oracle SuperCluster ZFS Storage Appliance Best Practices (Doc ID 2002988.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster Specific Software - Version 1.x to 2.x [Release 1.0 to 2.0]
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Full Rack
Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 Hardware
Oracle SuperCluster M8 Hardware
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Hardware



The goal of this document is to present the best practices for the deployment of the ZFS Storage Appliance included in the SuperCluster rack.


General audience working on Oracle Supercluster Systems


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In this Document
 Using ZFS Deduplication is not supported on SuperCluster
 Ensure that ZFS Storage Appliance analytics retention policies are set to appropriate values
 Using ZFS Compression is not supported on SuperCluster
 Using ZFS Encryption is not supported on SuperCluster T4-4, T5-8, M6-32 & M7 with 7320 or ZS3-ES appliance
 Ensure ZFSSA Threshold Monitoring is Configured
 Best practices for setting up Crossbow for NFS flow control to ZFSSA

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