Re: ASM or not to ASM
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 08:17:55 -0500
I use ASM a lot, and I really dont see any advantage of using asm unless you are in a cluster. Especially with windows. It doesnt really make managing space easier, its just different.
On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 4:39 AM, Nuno Souto <dbvision_at_iinet.net.au> wrote:
> Storey, Robert (DCSO) wrote,on my timestamp of 12/07/2011 2:30 AM:
>> Going through a 11gR2 new features class. First half day is all about ASM
>> and installing grid infrastructure for a standalone structure,
>> My question is why would I, on my single server with a single instance,
>> using a SAN for my storage, bother with ASM? Why do all of this overhead
>> just for a single instance?
> Single server, Windows, going to 11g without any prior patching knowledge
> for that release? In your situation, I'd say you'd have to have rocks in
> your head to go with ASM... Regardless of anyone calling you a "dinossaur".
> Before I get abused: I CLEARLY AND EXPLICITLY said "in your situation".
> There is such a thing as CONTEXT in the English language!
> Nuno Souto
> in sunny Sydney, Australia
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