Nimble launched a series of SmartStack reference architectures that eliminate the challenges associated with deploying application, server, hypervisor, networking, and storage components as an integrated solution. At the heart of every SmartStack solution is a pre-validated reference architecture leveraging Nimble Storage CS-Series and strategic partners' solutions. By testing and validating the combined solutions, Nimble Storage helps organizations accelerate deployment and minimize risk associated with deploying solutions in the data center, whether it be for server virtualization, VDI, business critical applications or data protection.
Highlights of the SmartStack Validated Reference Architecture with Oracle The new solution is fully tested and validated using both Oracle Validated Configuration test kit and Nimble Storage's test environments. The solution components include a Nimble Storage CS-series array, two Cisco UCS B200 M3 blade servers, Oracle VM 3.2, Oracle Linux 6 Update 4 with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, and Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle Database 12c.
Leveraging Flash-optimized Hybrid Storage for Oracle Databases
Deploying the right storage solution is critical when utilizing Oracle Database to support business-critical applications. Database administrators and architects realize the importance of storage in maintaining services levels and staying in budget, especially in the face of rapid growth. However, the time and cost associated with the procuring, provisioning and continuous tuning of infrastructure can be a burden to IT organizations. To address the challenges of both analytic and transactional workloads, Nimble Storage offers a storage solution to deliver adaptive performance with high availability, capacity savings, efficient data protection, and improved staff productivity while handling rapid growth.
Nimble Storage's intelligent flash-based architecture allows customers with
Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Optimized for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux offers zero downtime updates. Offering benefits beyond simple server consolidation, Oracle VM's application-driven virtualization design enables rapid enterprise application deployment and simplifies lifecycle management in a cloud environment.
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