Re: Thoughts on crs installation on HP-UX
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 09:43:07 -0900
Thank you Keith!
Those documents are very helpful.
Our sysadmin had found the white paper on ODM yesterday and already plans to use it. He says that if you're ever in Alaska, feel free to stop by - we'll even put you up for a night (might be a cabin with no H2O or power, though :-)
Fahrenfort, Keith (HP Shared Solutions Architect for Oracle) wrote:
> Hi Maureen, thanks for clarifying that you will be deploying single-instance Oracle (not RAC) on a Veritas CFS with ServiceGuard - the bundling of the latter two products is called the HP ServiceGuard Cluster File System for Oracle, and is part of the HP ServiceGuard Storage Management Suite (HP SG SMS) family of products.
> You are correct in assuming that you do not need to install Oracle CRS as part of your target stack. If you were to deploy Oracle RAC (releases 10g and later), then at that time you would need to install CRS.
> It is highly recommended that you use Oracle Disk Manager (ODM) to significantly improve performance of your DB on the CFS (ODM is included for free) - for a detailed white paper on improving single-instance Oracle on ODM performance, and how to enable it, please see here - http://docs.hp.com/en/10404/ODM_SingleinstanceOracle.pdf.
> Additional HP SG SMS documents can be located here - http://docs.hp.com -> High Availability -> SG SMS. A shortcut is http://docs.hp.com/en/ha.html#HP%20Serviceguard%20Storage%20Management%20Suite.
> In addition, the base ServiceGuard docs can be of help, particularly if you are transitioning from JFS/LVM to CFS/CVM - please see Chapter G in the "Managing ServiceGuard 15th edition" doc off http://docs.hp.com -> High Availability -> ServiceGuard - shortcut is http://docs.hp.com/en/B3936-90135/B3936-90135.pdf.
> I hope this helps! Thanks! Regards!
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> Keith Fahrenfort
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