Re: Larry's keynote at OOW 08

Hi

This is exactly what Netezza does.wherein the SPU (snippet processing unit) 
passes the results back to the database server.

regards
Hrishy


--- On Fri, 3/10/08, mkb <mkb125@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: mkb <mkb125@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Larry's keynote at OOW 08
> To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: adar666@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Friday, 3 October, 2008, 3:27 PM
> ----- Original Message ----
> 
> One statement caught my eye:
> "Ellison said the system
> passes query results between the storage and the server -
> rather than
> the full disk blocks"
> 
> It seems that the storage know about the internal structure
> of oracle
> and do the query on the table and return the result set,
> lets say for
> each table, and then Oracle just do the set combination to
> give the
> resulting set to the user.
> This splits the work between the two components and allow
> for speed
> boost.
> 
> Adar Yechiel
> Rechovot, Israel
> ----------------
> 
> Seems like a hybrid between a shared nothing and shared
> disk architecture to me.  Some of the intelligence is now in
> the storage layer.
> 
> I wonder how this compares to a shared nothing approach? 
> It would seem to me that this approach would be a little
> more flexible than a pure shared nothing since I assume you
> can add storage and the RDBMS engine as needed without much
> reconfiguration.
> 
> --
> mohammed


      
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