Re: pros/cons oracle asm
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 19:19:37 -0500
During our last EMC-Clarion maintenance redundant disk paths were utilized to execute "hot" connection replacements. ASM was the only piece of software that failed, also crashing one of our databases. ASM can be configured to withstand
this, but is seems like it is not part of default install. Note:309815.1 Configuring Oracle ASMLib on Multipath Disks Even for 11g:
Although ASM is not designed with multipathing functionality, ASM does operate with multipathing technologies
Besides raw devices, ASMLib can also be used to present disks to ASM.
On 1/17/08, Andrew Kerber <andrew.kerber_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, ASM is well supported by Oracle. Oracle will balance space usage and
> striping for you.That is always a plus;
> The biggest minus is that its really a raw device solution, you just give
> the slices to oracle's ASM.
> On Jan 17, 2008 1:07 AM, Vincent verpoort <vincent.verpoort_at_gmail.com>
> > can anyone give me the pros/cons of oracle asm that they came across.
> > --
> > Vincent Verpoort
> > Communiceren is begrepen worden
> Andrew W. Kerber
> 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'
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