Re: Oracle 10g - db_recovery_file_dest and db_recovery_file_dest_size

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2008 13:07:17 -0800
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joel garry wrote:
> On Jan 3, 10:16 pm, DA Morgan <> wrote:

>> joel garry wrote:
>>> On Jan 3, 8:15 am, DA Morgan <> wrote:
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Thanks Daniel.
>>>>> But  I would like to know if there is a practice that is generally
>>>>> followed like RMAN backup and archived backups will be one location
>>>>> whereas Flash Db recovery data will be in some other place and so on ?
>>>>> thanks.
>>>>> Madhu M
>>>> As with most things ... it depends.
>>>> Generally speaking I will multiplex redo logs with one copy going to the
>>>> FRA and the other to a second location. Given that disk is disk is disk
>>>> and that 750GB drives are under $200 USD it makes more sense to just by
>>>> more disk than to worry much about it.
>>> $200 for the disk... but how much for the place to plug it in to?  :-)
>> iSCSI or NFS ... about $5.00 <g>

> If I could draw, I'd make a picture showing a bum holding a disk drive
> and a sign that says "will iSCSI for $5"
> But seriously, a fully populated SAN means big $$$ for production
> quality disk increase. The graph of storage pricing is a step
> function when you get beyond toy hardware. Add standby into it and
> everything doubles. If your requirements are that you need a standby,
> you don't want toys.
> jg
> --
> is bogus.
> Those darn quotation marks.,140997-pg,1/article.html

Agreed but lets go back to the original question that started this off. What does it cost to have a larger FRA? And my answer is not that much.

Anyone, while quantities last, wanting a NetApp F820 with 120GB of disk can get one from me for free if they'll pay the shipping. How's that for getting the cost down? <g>

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Fri Jan 04 2008 - 15:07:17 CST

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