Re: looking for book/articles on oracle physical IO outside the database

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 12:04:30 -0700
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On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Dba DBA <>wrote:

> does anyone know any good books that explain what happens in the stack when
> oracle makes a physical IO (readv OS call) going down to the disk. There is
> a stack involved in getting to the SAN.

I found this article good for understanding the basics of the storage as it relates to volumes:

Also, SAN for Dummies is good.
Hate the title, but is has good info:

Neither of these explore the stack as you are referring to it, but they do build a foundation for the basic architecture.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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