RE: raw vs cooked filesystem for Oracle

  • From: "Allen, Brandon" <Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dc4oracle@xxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 10:23:40 -0700

According to the below white paper, they were able to get near-raw
performance on AIX with the Concurrent I/O option:
I've also had good/excellent performance with concurrent I/O, but never
compared it to raw so I can't really say how the two would stack up.


From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of d cheng
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2006 10:11 AM

I am writing a recommendation for one of my clients on using raw versus
cooked filesystems for Oracle data files.  Have you come across any
recent documents regarding this topic?

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