Chas. Dye

Chas. Dye

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Pure Storage at Oracle Open World

The Pure Storage booth returned to Oracle Open World last week, and we had a great time meeting enthusiastic customers, both existing and future.  Some people said that ...

On Benchmarking Database Storage

Recently a number of disk-based storage array vendors and hybrid array vendors have been posting TPC-C results they achieved with the HammerOra tool.  Here at Pure Storage, our TPC-C ...

Please DON’T Fiddle with Your...

DBAs must consider several factors when selecting a database’s block size.  Typically OLTP and mixed workload databases use an 8K block size, while data warehouses are often 16K. ...

Oracle on Flash: The Case of the 4K...

Introduction: Redo Block Size Myths Recently I presented a webinar about Oracle on flash, and demonstrated that many of the traditional storage considerations and compromises facing DBA’s and...

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