From: John Hallas <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 17:23:47 +0000
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I am no storage expert but I would like to throw in a couple of points

Quote "For all 11g ASM/DB users, it best to create a disk group using 4 MB ASM AU size. Metalink Note 810484.1 covers this" - slide 15

If that is the case then why did Oracle provide a range of AU_SIZE in 11G ( 1M, 2M, 4M, 8M, 16M, 32M, 64M)? I do not believe one size fits all as far as au_size is concerned.

Secondly when I raised this with Oracle when we were building a new DW I ended up in a conference call with Bill Bridge the designer of ASM who recommended us to use 8M AU_SIZE.


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