Re: Why does ASMLib support linux platform only?

From: NetComrade <>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 19:14:15 GMT
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On 16 Apr 2008 06:24:52 GMT, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:

>On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 17:04:24 +0000, NetComrade wrote:
>> ASMLib is overrated.
>Any proof to such, rather curageous, claim?

Nope :)

>> I doubt it adds performance.
>Your doubt is based on evidence?

What can be faster than raw :)?

>> It makes things somewhat easier, for linux/raw illeterate people.
>Who are "raw illeterate people"? Is Batman one of them?

An average DBA that never dealt with raw, would be rather 'raw illtererate'

>> It
>> also adds mgt overhead.. can't update kernel w/o updating the pkg.
>That is true for any separate driver package, ndiswrapper in particular.
>So what?

So, why bother using it?

We run Oracle 9iR2,10gR2, 10g2RAC on RH4/RH5 and Solaris 10 (Sparc) We use RMAN and remote catalog for backups Received on Thu May 22 2008 - 14:14:15 CDT

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