Re: RAC Vs Standby Database between Primary and Secondary Data Centers

From: K Gopalakrishnan <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 11:00:35 -0800
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I presonally know around a handful installations of strech clusters and been part of it. It works and it IS supported by Oracle.


On Jan 21, 2008 9:28 AM, Goulet, Dick <> wrote:
> Nigel,
> I have not found any place where I can see that Oracle supports
> Stretch clusters and given that you have to use ASM on a RAC install
> I've serious doubts about its functionality. The idea I will agree is
> not far fetched, but the time lag that can occur is undoubtly can cause
> serious damage to the cluster. I've run RAC systems before on 10baseT
> and it was absolutely unacceptable. The time delay for the interlink
> dragged the system down way too hard. But times change so let me know
> how your project goes.
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Best Regards,
K Gopalakrishnan
Co-Author: Oracle Wait Interface, Oracle Press 2004

Author: Oracle Database 10g RAC Handbook, Oracle Press 2006
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