[CentOS] Oracle on NetApp

Tue Mar 13 15:18:52 UTC 2007
chrism at imntv.com <chrism at imntv.com>

Paul Heinlein wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Mindaugas wrote:
>> Anyone using or tested Oracle (OLTP load) on NetApp? Connected via 
>> Fibre Channel not NFS.
> I'm not a DBA, but... I've worked in Oracle/NetApp/NFS environments 
> (not Fibre Channel), and the performance was fine.
> NetApps have great uptimes, and the service is such that NetApp will 
> sometimes deliver to your desk a replacement for a dying disk before 
> you knew it was throwing errors. :-)
> I'll be happy to put you in off-list contact with the admin who 
> actually set up and maintained the system in question.

I've had one experience with Oracle + Netapp and it was positive as 
well.  I will also concur with Paul and say that you do get amazing 
service by paying an order of magnitude (or more) extra for storage from 
Netapp.  :)