Re: Dataguard Exadata -> Database Appliance

From: Fuad Arshad <>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:18:00 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <>

Should work without issues. Yes you will have to patches same across ODA and Exa
This whitepaper will help

 From: "Stephens, Chris" <>
To: "''" <> 
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 10:09 AM
Subject: Dataguard Exadata -> Database Appliance

I was just asked by management whether it would be possible to run Dataguard from Exadata (Primary) to a Database Appliance (Standby).  I can’t think of a reason why that wouldn’t be possible.
I’m not sure that’s the question they are actually asking though which is:  Would it be justifiable for us to save some money and run our standby on cheaper hardware (and consequently software licensing)?
I don’t think processing power differences will be a problem for quite some time.  The biggest drawback I can think of is that all of a sudden you have to keep OS/GI (running RAC)/RDBMS versions and patching at the same level.
What else am I not thinking of?  …how bad of an idea is it?
I would have even really considered it as a possibility but then I don’t pay the bills or have to justify them either.
Thanks for any help with this.
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