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

From: Goulet, Dick <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 13:15:53 -0500
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OH DEAR, yes. Human error, mount the same san disk on two systems at different times (1 week apart) and see what happens. Newfs does wonderful things!!  

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From: Jared Still [] Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 1:12 PM
To: Goulet, Dick
Subject: Re: RAC Vs Standby Database between Primary and Secondary Data Centers    

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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