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7. accelerating performance w_flash-13-10-10

  1. 1. <Insert Picture Here> Accelerating Database Application Performance with Flash Storage Technology Kostas Piperis Senior Sales Consultant Storage Products
  2. 2. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 2 The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle’s products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle.
  3. 3. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 3 <Insert Picture Here> Agenda • Database Storage Challenges • Why Flash • Oracle’s Flash Portfolio • Oracle Flash Enabled Software • Implementation Examples • Conclusion and Next Steps
  4. 4. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 4 Server and Storage Discontinuity CPUs Have Become I/O Starved • Moore’s Law has out-stripped improvements to disk drive technology by two orders of magnitude during the last decade • Today’s servers are hopelessly unbalanced between the CPUs need for data and the HDDs ability to keep up HDD vs. CPU Relative Performance Improvement 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  5. 5. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 5 Why Applications Don’t Perform Waiting for DATA • Today’s Multi-Core, Multi-Socket application server design are increasingly held back by slow storage • When requesting data, the server spends most of its time waiting for storage • Application performance remains sluggish regardless of the Server CPU horsepower • The traditional remedy of adding more DRAM or “short-stroking” HDDs is both expensive and inefficient Server High Performance DRAM Multi-Core, Multi Socket CPUs 15K RPM Disk Drives 260 Times Slower Storage
  6. 6. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 6 New Storage Architecture Server Multi-Core, Multi Socket CPUs Flash Storage High Performance Flash Devices High Capacity HDDs Capacity Expansion High Performance DRAM Performance Affinity
  7. 7. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 7 <Insert Picture Here> Agenda • Database Storage Challenges • Why Flash • Oracle’s Flash Portfolio • Oracle Flash Enabled Software • Implementation Examples • Conclusion and Next Steps
  8. 8. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 8 Characteristics of Flash Storage Delivers Low Latency Provides More Throughput Requires Less Power Uses Less Space
  9. 9. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 9 Example: Flash vs. Disk 1.6M IOPS of HDDs: 18 racks 4,000 Disks 68 kWh 1 Flash Array 0.3 kWh 1.6M IOPS of Flash: 1 rack unit Flash Saves 266X the Power and 756X the Rack Space
  10. 10. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 10 New Inflection Point in Storage Flash costs less than HHDs for the same performance 15K HDD 7200 HDD SSD SLC SSD MLC $/IOPS $5.00 $10.00 $0.07 $1.25 $- $2.00 $4.00 $6.00 $8.00 $10.00 $12.00 $/IOPS
  11. 11. TCO Savings: Performance Compare 700K IOPS, 24x7, 3 Years 2000 88 946080 kWh 5782 kWh 4.5 AFR2.25 AFR # of Drives Drive Reliability Power Consumption 32GB SSD 300GB 15K HDD “short-stroked” $1.5M $.1M $113K $694 $10K$225 $1.6M $.1M Drive List Price TCOReplacement Cost Power Cost 14X 163X 45X 15X
  12. 12. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 12 <Insert Picture Here> Agenda • Database Storage Challenges • Why Flash • Oracle’s Flash Portfolio • Oracle Flash Enabled Software • Implementation Examples • Conclusion and Next Steps
  13. 13. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 13 Oracle’s Software Driven Flash Strategy Leverage Full Flash Value with Integrated Software Host-Based Software Networked Appliance Block & File Database ExaData Database Machine Hybrid Storage Pools Smart Flash Cache, Adv. Compression, Partitioning ZFS Storage Appliance Flash Solutions F5100 F20 F5100 F20 SSD
  14. 14. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 14 Flash Storage Comprehensive Flash Storage Portfolio Accelerate Your Application Reduce Operating Costs Flash Modules Embedded in Servers and Flash Array Flash Drives (2.5” & 3.5” SSDs) Optional with Servers and Storage Flash Controllers Flash/HBA PCIe cards for Servers Flash Array Compact Storage Device Sun Flash Storage Technology - delivering the highest level of performance, durability and reliability
  15. 15. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 15 Oracle's Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array World’s fastest, most efficient Flash Array • Up to 1.6 million read IOPS in 1RU (1.75 inches) • Equivalent of over 4000 FC Disk drives in 1RU • Up to 1.92TB of flash storage capacity, uses only 300 watts of power • Accelerate database performance by 2x, while reducing energy consumption by up to 100x
  16. 16. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 16 Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe Card Turbocharge Applications Instantly • Over 100,000 read IOPS per PCIe slot • Equivalent of over 300 FC Disk drives per card • Up to 96GB of flash storage capacity, uses only 16 watts of power • Accelerate database performance linearly • Protects data with advanced wear leveling and without relying on batteries
  17. 17. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 17 <Insert Picture Here> Agenda • Database Storage Challenges • Why Flash • Oracle’s Flash Portfolio • Oracle Flash Enabled Software • Implementation Examples • Conclusion and Next Steps
  18. 18. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 18 Mid-Range Storage • Fewer Shelves Few I/O’s Database Smart Flash Cache Built into Oracle 11g R2 Database Smart Flash Cache transparently extends buffer cache • Order of magnitude larger • Uses flash array or PCIe cards • Cache eliminates most read I/Os Benefits • Fewer disks needed • Less powerful array needed • Better response time • Big jobs run faster • Lower power • Significantly lower TCO Buffer Cache Enterprise Storage Multiple Cabinets Buffer Cache Database Smart Flash Cache F20 or F5100Many I/O’s Oracle is the First Flash Optimized Database
  19. 19. Test Case – Inventory Transactions • 93% Less Disks • Cost reduced from $500K to $45K • 33% More Throughput • 88% Better Response Time Add DB Smart Flash Cache - Short-stroked - Unused capacity …Storage Array, 180 Disks 2.1 sec Response Time 35,000 I/Os per sec to Disk Storage .24 sec Response Time 15 Disks 47,000 I/Os per sec with 96GB Smart Flash Cache $10K 2800 I/Os per sec to Disk Storage $500K Storage Array $35K Storage Array
  20. 20. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 20 DB Smart Flash Cache Innovations Flash as Cache instead of disk replacement • Automatically keeps hot data in flash • Most of the benefits of storing everything on flash, for much less cost Flash as Direct Attached Storage (DAS) or in Host • Better response time by avoiding SAN & HW RAID array latencies • Avoids throughput bottlenecks of SAN & HW RAID arrays • Enables use of much faster F5100 DAS or F20 PCIe card • Easy and low cost to add to existing systems – no fork-lift upgrade Smart Caching instead of simple LRU • Knows when to avoid caching scans to avoid flushing cache • Maintains flash cache consistency across RAC nodes • KEEP directive to force Table or Partition to be in flash • Optional directive to help ensure predictable response times • Much more targeted and useful than File or LUN directives
  21. 21. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 21 How Flash Cache Works Setup 16 GB Buffer Cache 3600 GB Magnetic Disks •Install flash drive in host •Set two init.ora parameters: • db_flash_cache_file = <file> • Path to flash disk • db_flash_cache_size=<size> • Amount of flash to use 96GB F20 PCIe Flash 1.9TB F5100 Flash Array
  22. 22. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 22 How Flash Cache Works Data Flow 16 GB Buffer Cache Hot Data 1. Blocks read into buffer cache 2. Dirty blocks flushed to disk 3600 GB Magnetic Disks Cold Data 3. Clean blocks LRU’ed to Flash Cache* * Headers for Flash Cache blocks kept in SGA 4. Database looks for blocks first in buffer cache then flash cache 1.9TB Flash Array or 96GB Flash Card Warm Data
  23. 23. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 23 ZFS Software Integrated Flash Storage Storage Appliance with Hybrid Storage Pools (HSPs)  Data is intelligently and automatically migrated between DRAM, Flash and Disk  Continuously optimizes storage system performance and efficiency  Simplifies management, transparently managed as a single storage pool “…Hybrid Storage Pools provide quite a lot of cache-speed (or near cache-speed) access to our Oracle data…HSPs were very important in our decision to go forward with the purchase of those machines.” – David Robillard, UNIX Team Leader and Oracle DBA, Notarius DRAM Scalable Deep SATA Storage Pool Write/ ZIL Flash Read/ L2ARC Flash
  24. 24. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 24 Breakthrough Storage Economics • Gain up to 60% cost savings • Speed - Get up to 10x better price/performance • Reduce operational costs with simple data management • No additional software license fees • Lower storage capacity needs by 50- 80% with the combination of Deduplication and Compression • Enjoy a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) with Oracle Services Sun Storage 7000 Systems Sun Storage 7410
  25. 25. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 25 <Insert Picture Here> Agenda • Database Storage Challenges • Why Flash • Oracle’s Flash Portfolio • Oracle Flash Enabled Software • Implementation Examples • Conclusion and Next Steps
  26. 26. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 26 Existing Deployment Attach F5100 Flash Array Rebuild Indexes on F5100 Point to F5100 Indexes and Go! F5100 For 10g Database Indexes Run your database twice as fast • Value in migrating indexes onto F5100: • 2x faster response time • 2x faster throughput • 2x faster transaction times
  27. 27. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 27 Flash Array as add-on DB Accelerator 2x better throughput. Cut transaction times in half Sequential blocked index accesses 15 ms w/disk to 1.5 ms w/flash: 10x improvement! Indexes F5100 Flash Array Easy to Deploy: New/Existing Environments F5100 Flash Array
  28. 28. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 28 Performance Proof Point – OLTP Response Time: Flash vs. Disk (FC) Source: Sun Application Integration Engineering • Flash acceleration • 10x faster transaction times • 2x the overall application performance • Greater transactional scalability (Milliseconds)
  29. 29. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 29 Scalability Proof Point - OLTP Performance: Flash vs. Disk (FC) Source: Sun Application Integration Engineering • Service level time savings equals more transactions processed • Flash enhanced scalability • Over 2½ the workload • In half the response time 5X MORE Transactions TIME WORKLOAD On Line Transaction Processing - service performance testing: Oracle 11g on Sun F5100 + both the Sun SPARC® & x86/x64 Server platforms
  30. 30. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 30 Speed Up Application Performance • Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Payroll 9.0* – Sun's M4000 server with F5100 processing 240,000 employee payroll (checks and advises.) – 81% faster and up to 10x better latency response compared to traditional fibre channel (FC) disks * This benchmark represents typical batch workload for a larger organization processing employee payroll World Record @ 240,000 Employee Benchmark result! 55% better than next best result
  31. 31. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 31 F5100 Flash Array World Record Performance OLTP (TPC-C) HCM (PeopleSoft Payroll 9.0) Storage Performance (SPC-1C 7X IBM)
  32. 32. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 32 World's fastest system for Data Warehousing and Online Transaction Processing. A huge leap in performance over the competition and Oracle's previous Exadata: • 20x increase in random I/O • 5x speedup in I/O bandwidth with Sun F20 FlashFire Technology • 2x the compute and network performance capacity F20 Application Example: Oracle Exadata V2 – Smart Flash Cache World's fastest database machine uses Sun FlashFire Technology Over 5TB of Flash Cache (Up to 14 servers with 4 x F20 Flash cards each in a single rack)
  33. 33. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 33 <Insert Picture Here> Agenda • Database Storage Challenges • Why Flash • Oracle’s Flash Portfolio • Oracle Flash Enabled Software • Implementation Examples • Conclusion and Next Steps
  34. 34. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 34 Why Flash – Business Value Time is Money. Applications and Business can't wait for data. Changing old storage paradigms with Flash technology Experience More Performance with less power and space requirements • Accelerate applications, increase productivity and business response • Reduce latency, eliminate storage IO bottlenecks • Lower Power and cooling costs • Improving space utilization • Optimize performance and scaling with less cost • Improve efficiency, reduce TCO
  35. 35. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 35 Oracle’s Storage Portfolio Optimized offerings for every Storage Tier PRIMARY AND SECONDARY STORAGE STORAGE SOFTWARE DISKFLASH Sun SAM/QFSSun DTrace Analytics StorageTek ACSLSSun CAM StorageTek ELS BackupSun Lustre Sun Hybrid Storage PoolsOracle Solaris ZFS Crypto Key Mgmt. TAPE LONG TERM STORAGE Unified Storage
  36. 36. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 3636 Next Steps Learn More  Download the Sun Flash Resource Kit  http://www.oracle.com/goto/openstorage/flashrk  Visit the Flash Technology Product Pages on Oracle.com  Data Sheets  White Papers  Examine more benchmark results  http://www.oracle.com/benchmark
  37. 37. © 2010 Oracle Corporation 37

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