Re: datafiles on NFS?

From: Jason Heinrich <>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 09:20:37 -0500
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Kevin Closson is a big proponent of using Oracle with NFS. He used to post here frequently, but I think Oracle's been keeping him pretty busy these days. See his blog:

On 3/11/08, Greg Norris <> wrote:
> I've got a 9iR2 database on an AIX server which is currently
> experiencing some SAN problems. The SysAdmins have indicated that we
> need to move off the SAN for several days while they address the
> issue, and has suggested that we relocate the database to NFS in the
> interim. My preference would be a backup/restore to another server,
> but we unfortunately don't have any other AIX systems available, and
> the application has some constraints which prevent us from migrating
> to another OS at present.
> I'm somewhat reluctant to use NFS for Oracle datafiles, largely
> because we simply haven't done this for any other environments, but
> I'm not sure that I have many options in this specific case. Is
> anyone doing this? If so, is there anything in particular that I
> should be sure to check/address?

Jason Heinrich

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