RE: ASM rebalancing

From: Phil Sumner <>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 16:10:15 +0000
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ASM doesn’t do balancing based on use. It just rebalances (either manually or when certain events happen) to ensure the data is spread evenly across all disks in a group.

One explanation is here:

And another is here:


Phil Sumner
Oracle Database Administrator<>

From: [] On Behalf Of Malcolm Lawrence Sent: 20 May 2015 17:00
To: oracle-l-freelists
Subject: ASM rebalancing


Does ASM move hot spots around in the background, or do you have to do a rebalance accomplish that?

I cannot find anywhere in Oracle documentation stating that it does, so I assume that that it does not.

Malcolm Lawrence
-- Received on Wed May 20 2015 - 18:10:15 CEST

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