What’s the best storage design to fit all of the requirements of modern databases? A pervasive question that plagues enterprise storage experts for literally decades.
While legacy databases focused on storage technology specifics, specifically RAID-1/10, modern database development focuses more on the hardware side of things. Modern databases cast aside shared storage in favor of in-memory computing.
Chris Evans of Architecting IT looks at modern datacenter requirements and how things have evolved in the last few decades.
Gene Amdahl famously said that “the best I/O is the one you don’t have to do” and having experienced the challenges of building massive Oracle databases back in the 1990s, I agree. In today’s environment of diverse database solutions, what’s the best storage design that fits the requirements of modern databases?
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