Have you tried blk-mq?

What is blk-mq? I only heard about blk-mq and scsi-mq a few months ago. Blk-mq stands for block multi-queue and while it isn't a new term for those who follow what's new in the Linux kernel, it is relatively a newcomer to the Enterprise Linux distributions. The idea is to improve the host I/O stack... Continue Reading →

PowerMax and the Power of Data Reduction with Oracle Databases – Part II (Tests)

This post is a continuation from Part I. Test environment My test environment consisted of a single engine PowerMax 8000, two Dell servers PowerEdge R730 (28 cores each), RHEL 7.3, and Oracle database and ASM release 12.2. To generate the test data I used Kevin Closson's SLOB benchmark tool v2.3. However, I modified the data such as some... Continue Reading →

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