Re: ASM versus Filesystems

From: Marcin Przepiorowski <>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 09:31:14 +0000
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On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 8:34 AM, Stefano Cislaghi <> wrote:

> I work using ASM. All tests over ASM usually fails. Actually use of pure raw
> devices should be preferable, better if using 8gbit fiber instead iscsi on a
> 1gb ethernet. Yes, managing raw devices is not easy and usually is not a DBA
> work. Also, type of storage is really important.

Hi Stefano,

ASM is nothing else like just management of raw devices plus some features if you like to enable it (like mirroring). DB is accessing disk bypassing ASM instance so sure using 8Gb fiber is better then iscsi but there is what is it in ASM too.


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