Re: typical TAF failover times?

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2008 15:14:16 -0800
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Frank van Bortel wrote:
> wrote:

>> First, just to make sure I understand:  All TAF configuration is
>> in the tnsnames.ora entry, and doesn't need any setup on the
>> RAC servers.  Is that correct?

> If you mean that's all on the server side, you may be correct,
> but I always thought TAF needed an application that was
> written to support it.
> In that context, the answer should be 'No'
> (if I'm (still?) correct).
> Comments on the application needing TAF support?

It doesn't need one but it sure does benefit from one.

The app needs to know what to do if a failure occurs.

If a statement fails over, but the app is clueless, guess what happens. <g>

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Thu Feb 07 2008 - 17:14:16 CST

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