The Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance enhances performance while reducing both initial capital expenses and ongoing operating expenses. Key strengths include:
- Hybrid Storage Pool, a feature of Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, enables superior performance at a lower price point than many competing systems. This advanced architecture enables significant capital expense benefits that have been demonstrated by recent industry-standard performance benchmark results, including the fastest SPECsfs2008 overall response-time benchmark performance ever recorded, as of Sept 10, 2013.
- An intuitive user interface coupled with industry-leading DTrace Analytics, a feature of Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, reduce the time requirements to provision and manage storage, resulting in significant operating savings versus major competitors as demonstrated by third-party research.
- Application engineered storage (AES) provides tight integration with Oracle’s stack, which further reduces operating expenses in Oracle environments through the use of standardized, well-developed, Oracle-supported configurations along with unique Oracle-on-Oracle features such as Hybrid Columnar Compression and Intelligent Storage Protocol, a feature that Involves tight integration and exchange of specific information between Oracle ZFS Storage and Oracle Database. In summary, the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance delivers superior overall value and performance for enterprise-quality storage.