RE: Standby on Same box
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 13:38:06 +0100
Yes, but if you are on 10g you could use flashback database to recover from a failover without having to rebuild your primary. At least, if your db files are still intact.
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From: oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org [mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Niall Litchfield Sent: dinsdag 3 februari 2009 13:32
Subject: Re: Standby on Same box
well for protection against loss of the original box, it's obviously not a great plan! It might provide some protection against logical corruption (the mythical 'junior dba' for example) if configured with a delay.
As far as switchover/switchback goes - that operation doesn't involve a rebuild - though failover does.
Niall LitchfieldReceived on Tue Feb 03 2009 - 06:38:06 CST