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Re: Crash/instance recovery

From: DA Morgan <damorgan_at_psoug.org>
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 16:30:05 -0700
Message-ID: <1183851003.755443@bubbleator.drizzle.com>


IM wrote:

> Er, it's my understanding that "instance recovery" is exactly what
> Oracle does following a SHUTDOWN ABORT or a STARTUP FORCE... simply a
> recovery that does not need any DBA intervention (aside from a STARTUP
> in the case of a SHUTDOWN ABORT).

An instance is processes running in memory. I understand the use, or perhaps misuse, of the word is rampant but I'm on a bit of a crusade to use the term literally as not doing so causes great pain and suffering when applied to RAC and Data Guard.

-- 
Daniel A. Morgan
University of Washington
damorgan_at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
www.psoug.org
Received on Sat Jul 07 2007 - 18:30:05 CDT

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