I've talked about HCC (Hybrid Columnar Compression) before. This is Oracle's built-in compression feature, free of charge in 11Gr2, that allows a CRAZY amount of compression on historical data inside an Oracle database. It only works if the database is being stored in a ZFSSA, Exadata or Axiom. You can (more...)
I finally updated my ZFSSA eye-chart. Hey, it's only three months late.
You can find it under the "Bookmarks" section on the right. Version 12 is the newest one.
I love the many videos on www.Wimp.com. New ones every day.
Today, they had a nice video of the Oracle racing boat. Check this out...
For those who have not noticed, ZFSSA version 2011.1.6.0 came out on April 29th.
Go get it.
Release notes are here:
Someone asked a good question about the clone and snap-manager licenses, so I wanted to clarify.
The info I received is that if you use the new snap-manager for ZFSSA product, all snaps and clones created by that product are covered by it's one-time license. You do not need the additional clone license (more...)