Re: RMAN backup piece validation

From: Nuno Souto <>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:21:54 +1000
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On 29/09/2013 1:22 AM, Gus Spier wrote:
> Oracle, Solaris 10
> We are also clawing our way out of a situation where it appears the SAN
> introduces corruption into the datafiles, the undo tablespaces, the temp
> file, the backup pieces, and occasionally, the archive logs.
> To be fair, the SAN was "cooked" when an uninformed individual reset the
> thermostat on the computer floor. Excessive heat seems to have had an
> unpleasant effect on the disks and controllers. Our hardware/sysadmin
> teams have been consistently defeated by re-appearance/introduction of
> corruption after each change of disk.

Let's not forget to add this episode to the list of "SAN introduced corruptions"
and "why dbs should only use Exadata for storage"... Or something...

Nuno Souto

Received on Sun Sep 29 2013 - 04:21:54 CEST

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