Re: warm standby 9i on Redhat
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 02:41:12 -0800 (PST)
On 8 Jan, 09:37, ton de w <ton_de_win..._at_yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> On 8 Jan, 04:51, Michael Austin <maus..._at_firstdbasource.com> wrote:
> > hpuxrac wrote:
> > > On Jan 7, 5:44 pm, ton de w <ton_de_win..._at_yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > >> Hello,
> > >> Have recently installed 9i on RedHat 3.8 on Intel following a recipe
> > >> here:http://www.puschitz.com/InstallingOracle9i.shtml#RunningOracleInstall...
> > >> Then created a database and attached a uni directional gateway from an
> > >> application which is now populating 4 or 5 tables with data. So far so
> > >> good.
> > >> Apparently some time not so soon, April, maybe this will find a home
> > >> on a big Oracle cluster on Solaris.
> > >> However I am to implement some sort of redundancy er next week.
> > >> Warm standby would be OK - not quite sure what warm standby might be
> > >> in this context. But the gateway writer can only write to one db.
> > >> Can someone please suggest an option that might help me out?
> > >> TIA
> > >> Ton
> > > You said "maybe this will find a home on a big Oracle cluster" ...
> > > does that mean there are oracle dba's in that part of the company?
> > > If so then I would suggest talking to those people and developing a
> > > plan.
> > > There's a ton of oracle doc on high availability and redundancy ...
> > > yes data guard and standby databases are possible. Are you familiar
> > > with the oracle documentation in this area?
> > and are you aware that 9i premier support ended last August 1? There
> > supposedly will be few more - if any - security patches for 8i and 9i
> > going forward. The first year of Extended support was granted for free
> > for 9i - but only until Aug 1 of this year (2008). Extended support will
> > cost you ~20-100% more per CPU to keep it "under support", but that buys
> > you very little - especially if you are not a major corporation paying
> > millions to Oracle every year in licensing and support cost...
> > Do you want to continue to bet your business on unsupported software?
> > Yes, we do it all the time, but it is like playing Russian Roulette with
> > a .45cal or 9mm. There is a bullet in the chamber and you will get shot.- Hide quoted text -
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> Good point - no was not aware - but good to be aware (thanks) - should
> be on a 10g cluster by August.
> Only had RedHat 3.8 server available - and 9i is latest available on
> that platform.
> This is a very helpful user group I Think!,- Hide quoted text -
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I has now been suggested, on grounds of expense and complexity of Data Guard that I spec a backup/restore that will not loose more than 1/2 hour (or possibly 1 hour) worth of data. Is that feasable? How best to achieve ths?
TIA Ton Received on Wed Jan 09 2008 - 04:41:12 CST