Re: Should we have a separate ASM home

From: Cristian Cudizio <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 01:04:17 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 11, 2:06 am, "charlie cs" <> wrote:
> Folks,
> We are installing Oracle RAC on RedHat Linux 4. Various oracle
> documents recommends to separate ASM oracle home from database Oracle home.
> But our vender told us that if we do not want to have different version of
> Oracle on the same box, we should not need to have separate OH.
> Could somebody tell me what is the benifit of having a separate ASM home?
> Thanks

You can patch separately the two installations for separate bugs i think, and this is what
Oracle consultants had said to me. I think also that your vendor is right, if you do not want
to have different versions of Oralce in the same box having separate OH for ASM increases
management complexity. If you have only one installation i think is meaningless pathch
db and not ASM or viceversa.

 Cristian Cudizio Received on Fri Jan 11 2008 - 03:04:17 CST

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