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

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 10:11:47 -0800
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On Jan 22, 2008 7:02 AM, Goulet, Dick <> wrote:

> I'm sorry, but I have not had similar experience. Most SAN
> installs that I've worked on have mirrored disk, dual or better interface
> cards as well as cabling so that there isn't just one path to the drives. I
> have tried NAS setups that have failed badly, but thankfully those were in a
> testing mode. Never trust a sales droid, always push the "press-to-test"
> button.

The SAN's I have experience with have all that - dual HBA's, multipath,. etc.

They are still subject to failure and human error.

As usual, human error is the biggie.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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