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ActiveCluster for Oracle RAC on Extended Distance Cluster

Very glad to have finished the white paper “Pure Storage ActiveCluster for Oracle RAC on Extended Distance Cluster” which is available at the following link. https://support.purestorage.com/Solutions/Oracle/ActiveCluster_with_Oracle/Pure_Storage_ActiveCluster_for_Oracle_RAC_on_Extended_Distance_Clusters ActiveCluster is the latest software feature added to the Purity operating system 5.0.0 of the Pure FlashArray that enables symmetric active-active bidirectional replication between two FlashArrays that provides zero …

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Cloning Oracle Database on ASM with Pure FlashArray on to same host

A lot of customers have requested the steps to clone an Oracle database on ASM hosted on Pure FlashArray, on to the same database host like cloning QA database into DEV on the same host. The problem is, cloning an ASM lun and mounting it onto the same host would result in two luns with …

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Oracle Database cloning using VVols

Update (Aug 9th 2017): The Purity version with VVols integration is available starting 5.0 which is in beta currently.  Check out our support website (support.purestorage.com) for Purity 5.0 availability. There has been lot of talks about VVols and how the storage vendors are implementing it.  I am not a VMware vExpert and this blog post …

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Cloning LVM volumes using Pure FlashRecover Snapshots

As explained in my earlier post Pure FlashRecover Snapshots is one of the most used features within Purity by our customers who use these snapshots to clone their databases.  In case of filesystems, the volumes that are cloned may even be part of LVM (Logical Volume Manager). In Linux world, when volume(s) part of LVM is …

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