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Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Best Practices When Using the Appliance for Databases (Doc ID 2079993.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS7-2 High-End - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS7-2 Mid-Range - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS7-2 High End - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS7-2 Mid-Range - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-BA - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance is suited for many kinds of workloads such as video streaming, backups, Virtual Machines or databases. This document describes the rules to observe to get the best possible performance when running databases on shares or volumes exported by the appliance.

Changes

Some performance issues can be reported on databases using shares or volumes exported by the appliance. This can happen some weeks after the initial usage, possibly due to increases in load or changes in the consumption of system resources.

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
 Pool layout
 Datasets recordsize and logbias settings
 Possible LUN Partition misalignment
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