RE: San & single point of failure

From: Allen, Brandon <>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 14:23:07 -0700
Message-ID: <04DDF147ED3A0D42B48A48A18D574C450E2DFB15@NT15.oneneck.corp>

I don't understand what good it does to have the control file alone on your local disk in that situation? If your SAN with the rest of your database files is toast, then your control file alone isn't going to do you much good. You're going to have to restore from a backup and do an incomplete recovery anyway, so what's the difference if you do it with your current controlfile still on your local disk, or if you restore a control file from backup along with the rest of the database files you'll be restoring?

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[] On Behalf Of Rich Jesse

Good luck convincing anyone that you NEED two mirrored fast local drives,
but maybe this will help:,7

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