Re: ASM - hardware mirroring vs. Oracle mirroring
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 10:28:35 -0700
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 9:56 AM, Allen, Brandon <Brandon.Allen_at_oneneck.com> wrote:
> I have no experience with ASM, nor any volume management software, but my
> guess would be that ASM doesn't add complexity, rather it *shifts *that area
> of complexity from the Unix admin to the DBA. I have the luxury of working
> with an excellent team of Unix admins, so I prefer to let them handle that
> area, but for someone who wears both the Unix/Linux admin and the DBA hats,
> maybe it makes sense to use ASM. Can anyone else who has worked extensively
> with both LVM and ASM confirm or deny that assertion?
I think we've seen an excellent example of added technical complexity from Finn Jorgensen.
Also, I completely agree with the fact that ASM shifts responsibility.
Personally, I don't want the storage admin's job.
We have very capable admins, and I don't see any point in taking on the
responsibility in addition to DBA duties.
Which as far as I'm concerned, adds a great deal of complexity, because then
as the DBA would also be the storage admin.
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> Is it just me, or does ASM unnecessarily complicate operations?
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