I agree with Andrew. I worked with EMC and IBM Shark on Sun and both work just fine. SAN disk is becoming a commodity. Cheaper, faster & better. ________________________________ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andrew Kerber Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 9:49 AM To: p4cldba@xxxxxxxxx Cc: Oracle List Subject: Re: SAN storage There are only three factors, in whatever order is important to you: -speed, price, and reliability. I have worked with EMC and Hitachi on Solaris, and been happy with both. On Feb 5, 2008 5:55 PM, Prasad <p4cldba@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: All, I have a Oracle 10gR2 database on Solaris 9 which is going to be few TB in 6 months time . and my manager wants me to come up with some recommendation for a SAN storage .so Please advise me on what you think can be a best storage solution and also what are the key factors that one should look into before deciding on which SAN vendors to choose from? Thanks in Advance regards _Prasad -- Andrew W. Kerber 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'