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

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:58:46 -0800
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On Jan 21, 2008 9:53 AM, Dan Norris <> wrote:

> Dick,
> Here's where I think we need to make clear what defines "high
> availability" versus what becomes "disaster recovery". Many sites want/need
> both. In my dictionary, I define high availability as a system that can
> tolerate a failure of a single component without affecting the application
> availability.

The problem I have with that definition is the the HW duplicated is not the HW most prone to failure - the storage.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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