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08 Aug 2012
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Getting to Know the Oracle StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library [27167]
Offers Unique Sales Opportunity to Partners

The StorageTek SL150 modular tape library, built from Oracle software and StorageTek library technology, is an entry-level, scalable tape library designed for growing small to midsized companies. The StorageTek SL150 delivers an industry-leading combination of ease of use and scalability, setting a new standard for entry tape automation. Three documents with further information on the SL150 are available to valid OPN Portal account holders. The documents are:

  • SL150 Product Overview
  • Partner Support Options with StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library Plus FAQ pdf

Oracle partners have the unique opportunity to sell this product with their own support service offerings.
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02 Aug 2012
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Oracle’s StorageTek Tape Storage Solutions Enable Deep Data Archiving at CalTech [27097]
System Planned to Scale at the Rate of 1 PB Annually

To accommodate archiving of the enormous volume of data generated by its Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Project, the California Institute of Technology has implemented Oracle’s StorageTek tape libraries and drives. The LIGO Laboratory migrated 12 years of observations (2.9 Petabytes PB) in 2011 to a system comprising Oracle’s StorageTek T10000C drives throughout. This delivered 25x the capacity and up to 8x the performance at the observatories and 5x the capacity and up to 2x the performance at the central repository, enabling annual scalability at the rate of up to 1 PB per year from the next generation Advanced LIGO experiment.
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18 Jul 2012
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Oracle Introduces StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library [26938]
Lowest Cost, Scalable Tape Library on the Market

The new Oracle StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library scales from 30 to 300 slots and up to 900 TB of capacity, offers substantial space savings and 40 percent higher density than competitive products, and can be deployed and expanded at up to 75 percent lower acquisition cost than comparable midrange solutions. These qualities make it the lowest cost, scalable tape library on the market. Management of the StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library is simple and elegant, allowing users to easily view and navigate drive, library and media information without dealing with cumbersome file structure drill-downs as in other solutions.
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12 Jul 2012
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Tape Storage Technology Comes of Age [26858]
10 Impressive New Developments

The resurgence of new tape storage technology is the subject of Karoly Vegh's post that contains information he garnered by trailing Oracle/StorageTek Tape Specialist Christian Vanden Balck around Vienna and overhearing the questions posed to him by customers, to many of whom the new developments in tape storage came as a welcome surprise. Vegh writes about the top 10 items that were of interest to users in Austria.
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05 Jul 2012
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StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library [26794]
Webcast on Thursday, July 12, 3:00 p.m. CET

An introduction to Oracle's new StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library will be presented on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 3pm CET (2pm GMT), in a 60 minute webcast, Cinzia Mascanzoni reports. This is the first scalable tape library designed for small and midsized companies experiencing high growth. The StorageTek SL150 Modular tape library is built from Oracle software and StorageTek library technology to deliver a cost-effective combination of ease of use and scalability, resulting in lower TCO. Viewers can submit questions via WebEx chat, and there will be a live Q&A session at the end of the webcast, Mascanzoni writes.
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30 May 2012
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Is Linear Tape File System (LTFS) Best For Transportable Storage? [26461]
LTFS Format Specification v2.0.0 -- March 2011

The case for the Linear Tape File System (LTFS) as an appropriate medium for data transport is made in a post by Rick Ramsey, who explains that, with the ability to split a cartridge into two partitions (the first holding a directory structure that shows the contents of the cartridge; the second partition holding all of the files themselves), the principal reservation about tape storage in transport applications is overcome. Oracle offers LTFS-Open Edition, which may be freely uses in Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.5 environment - in both LTO5 drives and Oracle StorageTek T10000C drives, Ramsey writes.
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