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Re: moving an Oracle database

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Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 00:34:01 -0800 (PST)
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On 4 Dec, 18:59, Frank van Bortel <> wrote:
> wrote:
> > Hi
> > i hope someone can help. I've been given the task of moving an oracle
> > database. The database is sitting on a w2k3 cluster attached to a EVA
> > storage system. At present the servers are located at a remote site,
> > and need to be relocated back to our central site, which means moving
> > the data to new EVA's.
> > the actual nodes of the clusters will be physically moved so nothing
> > will change here. i'm going to be using microsofts cluster recovery
> > tool to replace the cluster disk resources which is no problem. my
> > only problem is the oracle part. I'm not an oracle DBA and am not
> > training to be one, unfortunatly we don't have one in our dept as we
> > mainly use SQL. from what i can gather all i need to do to move the
> > database is shutdown the oracle service and copy the DB files to the
> > EVA presented drives. these drives will be renamed to match the old
> > drive names. once this is done i believe i can bring the database up
> > and all will be well. is this correct??
> > thanks in advance for any help! i have tried reading throuh the admin
> > guide but as i know nothing about Oracle it doesn't make a lot of
> > sense and i haven't really got time to start at the beginning!!
> Pretty much sound like that's all.
> As long as Oracle thinks it's still on the same machine (registry!!!),
> and accessing drives G:, H: and I:, as it always did, you're home free
> --
> Regards,
> Frank van Bortel
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Great thanks for the reply Frank!! Received on Wed Dec 05 2007 - 02:34:01 CST

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