Re: 10g RAC: To have or not to have ORACLE_HOME on the cluster filesystem?

From: Pedro Espinoza <>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 11:23:16 -0400
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On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 8:54 AM, laura pena <> wrote:
> Can you guys give me opionions reasons why to have the $ORACLE_HOME product
> on the cluster filesystem?

If you have 7 nodes, you can partition them into 3 groups: 2, 2 and 3, each with a shared $ORACLE_HOME. That way, you can bring each partition down for upgrading. If you have a small cluster, I don't see any purpose in having a shared/clustred $ORACLE_HOME.

> Also - does having ASM and using RAW matter with this question?

No, It doesn't.

Received on Mon Jun 09 2008 - 10:23:16 CDT

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