Data Management

Data Management  

ZFS, the default file system in Oracle Solaris 11, offers a dramatic advance in data management with an innovative approach to data integrity, near-zero administration, and a welcome integration of file system and volume management capabilities.

  • Self-healing redundancy prevents silent data corruption
  • Built-in encryption protects critical data
  • Integrated compression results in 3X storage savings
  • Scalable performance ensured for large memory systems
  • Provides backend storage for OpenStack Cinder (block) and Swift (object)

How to Articles

How to Plan ZFS Storage for OpenStack on Oracle Solaris
How to Build OpenStack Block Storage on ZFS
How to Determine Oracle Solaris Support for Advanced Format Disks
How to Optimize Your Enterprise Storage with ZFS
How to Manage ZFS Data Encryption 
How to Migrate Your Data to Oracle Solaris 11 Using Shadow Migration
How to Consolidate Zones Storage on an Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance
Using COMSTAR and ZFS to Configure a Virtualized Storage Environment in Oracle Solaris 11.1

Other Resources

Oracle Solaris ZFS - Scalable Data Management data sheet
Configuring ZFS for an Oracle Database white paper
Working with Oracle Solaris ZFS Snapshots white paper
Oracle Solaris ZFS Storage Management white paper
Managing ZFS File Systems in Oracle Solaris 11.3 Product Documentation
Oracle Solaris ZFS Administration training

Podcast, Webcasts and Videos

Using Oracle Solaris 11 Boot Environments

Secure, Efficient Customer Multi-tenancy with Oracle Solaris video
OpenStack and ZFS: Simple, Efficient, Secure webcast
Oracle ZFS the Clear Winner over Legacy File Systems video
ZFS Compression Gives You Efficiency and Flexibility video
ZFS Shadow Migration Simplifies and Speeds Data Management video
Introduction to ZFS Data Encryption webcast


Reducing Storage Costs with ZFS Compression
Welcome to Oracle Solaris 11.3 ZFS
Oracle Solaris Swift All In One
ZFS Performance boosts since 2010
Oracle Solaris 11.3 brings ZFS task monitoring enhancement – zpool monitor
Physical Locations of PCI SSDs