Re: db_recovery_file_dest_size

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 12:42:01 -0800
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Mark, thanks for pointing out excellent reasons for using this.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 5:54 AM, Mark W. Farnham <> wrote:

> This parameter can be very helpful in both very small test systems (where
> recovery might well be on the same device as / or C:) and in very large
> shops where there is separation of duties between monitoring and
> provisioning storage and the dbas actually using storage. In high
> availability systems it can be part of the soft limits and headroom
> requirements configured so that automatic alerting takes place without ever
> reaching it unless the hard limit (actual available acreage in this case) is
> reached. The number of things that can go wrong in an operating system
> trapping errors and passing them up the chain when an actual hardware limit
> is exceeded is much much greater than what can go wrong when a single
> program recognizes and honors a soft limit.

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