Re: Oracle 12c and All-Flash Technology

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:06:19 -0500
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On 02/12/2016 10:20 AM, Mark W. Farnham wrote:
> And specifically for testing the throughput with respect to use by Oracle of a persistent media stack, there is SLOB from Kevin Closson.
> It's Silly. It's Little. It just drives Oracle i/o against pretty much any media stack. It's free and easy to use.
> Be a SLOBer. They've even got a cool button that lights up you can wear.
> (Not a paid endorser. Just a friend and fan of Kevin.)
> mwf

With all due respect to you and Kevin, I disagree with that advice. I would always recommend testing using a test that resembles the expected workload, using home grown applications and tools like swingbench or hammerora. SLOB simulates Oracle use really well, but nothing simulates the real thing like the real thing.

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