Re: Help with Storage Capacity

From: Philip Jones <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:05:17 +0100
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It could be anyone's fault - If everything is hanging directly off / (the root dev), as it appears to be from the original email, anything could fill the disk up and nuke the DB & server. It's a big no-no!


On 19 Apr 2012, at 17:25, Hans Forbrich <> wrote:

> On 19/04/2012 9:17 AM, Michael Dinh wrote:

>> What process do you have to decide when to add more storage? Do you have to request for more storage or does the sysadmin monitors the server and add accordingly?

> The basic answer is "it depends on the local policies, and the
> relationship between DBA and Sysadmins, and the monitoring tools and
> methods"
> Regardless of the policies, I keep an eye on the storage used and
> storage trends, through OEM or through scripts. Mainly because if
> something goes wrong, "it's the DBA's fault".
> If nothing else, I encourage my customers to use Grid (Cloud) Control,
> get the Diagnostics Pack, and set up Alerts.
> --
Received on Thu Apr 19 2012 - 12:05:17 CDT

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