What is Oracle ASM to Azure IaaS?


 

There is a natural desire for us to make sense out of confusion, and Oracle is a topic that confuses many. One of the challenges of being known as a subject matter expert on a topic that isn’t common in the Microsoft space, is that you end up with people asking you to compare things that just aren’t the best candidates for comparison. It’s rare that I can’t take two or three features/products from Oracle and find a similar combination in Microsoft, but one of the areas not so straight forward is Oracle’s Automatic Storage Manager, (ASM). As Oracle on