RE: ASM - hardware mirroring vs. Oracle mirroring

From: Baumgartel, Paul <>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 08:57:25 -0400
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I didn't say that RMAN wasn't supported with ASM. Please read my post again.

Paul Baumgartel
Information Technology
Prime Services Databases Americas
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New York, NY 10010
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-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Don Seiler
Sent: Friday, April 11, 2008 4:35 PM
To: Baumgartel, Paul
Subject: Re: ASM - hardware mirroring vs. Oracle mirroring

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Baumgartel, Paul <> wrote:
> I understand that many people use ASM in conjunction with Symmetrix,
> but I don't see how just pooling the storage and presenting it to the
> database is worth the effort (and the limitations, as there are
> operations in, e.g., RMAN, that aren't supported with ASM).

What do you mean RMAN isn't supported with ASM? RMAN is the *only* backup solution available when you use ASM.

Don Seiler

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