Oracle and vSphere Persistent Memory (PMEM) – vPMEM v/s vPMEMDisk

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In the previous blog post Accelerating Oracle Performance using vSphere Persistent Memory (PMEM)  , we demonstrated how performance of Oracle databases can be improved using VMware vSphere 6.7 Persistent Memory feature in different modes for the uses cases below Improved performance of Oracle Redo Log using vPMEM Disk-backed vmdks/vPMEM disks in DAX mode Accelerating Performance Read more...

Oracle on Amazon RDS on VMware – Licensing options

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Introduction to Amazon RDS on VMware   During VMworld 2018 US, VMware and Amazon announced Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware. Amazon RDS on VMware is a service that will make it easy for customers to set up, operate, and scale databases in VMware-based software-defined data centers and Hybrid environments and to migrate Read more...

Investigation of SAP NetWeaver with Persistent Memory on vSphere 6.7

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In this article we investigate the performance of an SAP NetWeaver system with Persistent Memory (PMEM) on vSphere 6.7 (SAP NetWeaver is supported on vSphere 6.7).  vSphere 6.7 introduces support for PMEM which is a storage class that resides between DRAM and disk storage in the data storage hierarchy. It includes advantages of DRAM-like latency Read more...

Migrating Oracle Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

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Customers deploying Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) have requirements such as stringent SLAs, continued high performance, and application availability. It is a major challenge for business organizations to manage data storage in these environments due to these rigorous business requirement. Common issues presented when using traditional storage solutions for business-critical application (BCA) include inadequate performance, Read more...

Accelerating Oracle Performance using vSphere Persistent Memory (PMEM)

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Persistent Memory (PMEM) and vSphere 6.7   Customers have successfully run their business-critical Oracle workloads with high performance demands on VMware vSphere for many years. Deploying IO-intensive Oracle workloads requires fast storage performance with low latency and resiliency from database failures. Latency, which is a measurement of response time, directly impacts a technology’s ability to Read more...