RE: Filesystem vs. Raw IO

Used them in a lab. works ok; plenty of speed. The good ones allow you to
write to memory cache; and "ack" the oracle process;  and then takes the
cache to disk.. What little testing we did; I just put the online redo logs
and archive redo's on them..

greg

-----Original Message-----
From: Mladen Gogala [mailto:mladen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 9:00 AM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Filesystem vs. Raw IO


On 05/28/2004 08:31:26 AM, Nuno Souto wrote:
> Writing to memory is no comparison to writing to
> disk.  Not yet, anyway.

How about solid state disks? There was an article about US government buying

1TB solid state disk. I imagine that the speed of writing to that baby is
not an order of magnitude larger then the speed of writing to memory.
-- 
Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA



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