Re: ASM Question - Best Practice

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: 04 Jun 2008 09:18:34 GMT
Message-ID: <48465dea$0$30635$>

On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 10:24:41 +0200, Frank van Bortel wrote:

> Why use ASM at all?

Because it's free.

> - nothing in ASM that cannot be done, using filesystems.

True. You only need cluster file system. OCFS is a neglected stepchild, GFS is good, VxFS and Polyserve will cost you your first born, for basic options.
One of the reasons for creating ASM in the 1st place was to prevent the competition from leveraging cluster technology in their products.

Mladen Gogala
Received on Wed Jun 04 2008 - 04:18:34 CDT

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