Re: Standby on Same box
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 12:42:39 +0000
and if your application supports it, at least some versions of, for example, SAP don't - mind you that particular example is pretty bad (unless you are a consultant) because SAP allows you to run with a standby but expects you to get support from elsewhere :). I
On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 12:38 PM, D'Hooge Freek <Freek.DHooge_at_uptime.be>wrote:
> 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.
> Freek D'Hooge
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> 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 Litchfield
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