Company Also Showcasing Latest QLogic 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel and 10Gb Ethernet Connectivity for Oracle Servers
SAN FRANCISO, Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Oracle OpenWorld) - QLogic (Nasdaq:QLGC), the industry leader in Fibre Channel adapters, today announced its award-winning QLogic FabricCache™ adapters are demonstrating performance enhancements in Oracle RAC environments, in QLogic exhibit #2115. Using SwingBench, an Oracle database load generator, QLogic will conduct live demonstrations throughout the event, highlighting the key benefits of FabricCache. Attendees can view firsthand how FabricCache adapters deliver ultra-low latency, shared storage access and the high-bandwidth performance enhancements required in Oracle RAC environments. QLogic FabricCache can speed transactions-per-minute by five times in Oracle RAC business analytics applications, achieve up to 75 percent faster transaction response times, and significantly decrease latency on storage area networks for dramatically improved I/O performance.
"QLogic is the first company to extend the benefits of flash cache to clustered application servers with our FabricCache caching SAN adapter," said Amit Vashi, vice president of products, technology and planning, QLogic. "At Oracle OpenWorld, customers can see for themselves how QLogic FabricCache can significantly accelerate Oracle RAC performance in Fibre Channel SAN environments."
QLogic Provides 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel and 10Gb Ethernet Connectivity for Oracle Servers
Also on display this week are Oracle's Sun Storage 16 Gb FC PCIe Universal HBA and Sun Storage 16 Gb FC ExpressModule Universal HBA, both powered by QLogic award-winning FlexSuite technology. Both HBAs are field-configurable, dual-personality adapters, which can operate as 16Gb/8Gb/4Gb Fibre Channel, 10GbE NIC or 10GbE CNA without additional licensing costs. Sun Storage 16 Gb FC PCIe Universal HBAs and Sun Storage 16 Gb FC ExpressModule Universal HBAs are the only Sun Universal HBAs that feature QLogic port isolation for superior performance, scalability and reliability. Ideal for use across multiple Oracle SPARC servers and Sun x86 systems, these versatile adapters enable users to change Oracle enterprise server connectivity protocols to address an organization's changing business requirements.
Oracle's Sun Storage 16 Gb FC PCIe Universal HBAs and Sun Storage 16 Gb FC ExpressModule Universal HBAs support Oracle Solaris, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Microsoft Windows Server, and VMware. The adapters are designed to enhance performance in Oracle Enterprise Linux with support for the Oracle Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) with in-box drivers, and are ready for the forthcoming release of Oracle VM Server (OVM). Oracle Linux delivers innovation, extreme performance and advanced scalability for enterprise deployments. Oracle Linux with UEK improves virtual memory, network and disk I/O performance. Oracle OVM for x86 is a free server virtualization and management solution that makes enterprise applications easier to deploy, manage, and support. Attendees can learn more about Oracle UEK & OVM solutions, powered by QLogic, by visiting the QLogic exhibit.
Technology Experts from QLogic to Appear on theCUBE
QLogic technology experts will make guest appearances on theCUBE, a live video broadcast co-anchored by Dave Vellante, CEO of Wikibon and John Furrier, CEO of SiliconANGLE. theCUBE will broadcast from the QLogic exhibit at Oracle OpenWorld 2013 in booth #2115.
Time slots and topics include:
Monday, September 23, 11:40 a.m.
David Ard, technical marketing manager, QLogic, will provide a brief overview of Oracle's Sun Storage 16 Gb FC PCIe Universal HBAs. Ard will lend insight on the Oracle multi-protocol adapter that supports both 16Gb Gen 5 Fibre Channel and 10Gb Ethernet (10GbE) connectivity options from the same hardware foundation. Viewers will learn about the simplicity of managing this new adapter, based on QLogic's industry-leading technology.
Tuesday, September 24, 10:20 a.m.
Vikram Karvat, vice president of marketing, QLogic, will educate theCUBE viewers about the market impact of its longstanding partnership with Oracle, which dates back to the original design of Leadville, the Solaris storage stack. Karvat will provide a glimpse into the future of QLogic's positions on key technologies that are driving change in the data center.
Wednesday, September 25, 11:00 a.m.
Ard will inform viewers how they can use QLogic FabricCache adapters, now available through Oracle resellers and QLogic Advanced Solutions Partners, to dramatically improve Oracle RAC performance. He will provide a greater understanding of what FabricCache is, and how it extends the benefits of flash cache to clustered application servers in Fibre Channel storage network environments.
Oracle OpenWorld is the premier conference for Oracle customers, technologists, business decision makers, IT management and end-users and runs Sunday, September 22 through Thursday, September 26 at the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco.
QLogic – the Ultimate in Performance
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