Re: ASM extent and RAC process doubt

From: Palooka <>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 00:41:07 +0100
Message-ID: <rMnqk.18247$Lw.16673@newsfe12.ams2> wrote:
> You shouldn't worry about ASM. Think of ASM as Oracle's volume
> manager.
> Would you ask the same question about the Linux volume manager or
> whatever Unix volume manager?
> I don't think so.

Wise words, as always.

The conceptual difficulty I have with ASM is that Oracle are very good at databases, but OS vendors such as IBM are pretty good at volume managers.

Serious question: Which should we choose? The Unix admins are of course totally opposed to ASM, since they see it as encroaching on their territory, but of course that is to be expected.

Palooka Received on Mon Aug 18 2008 - 18:41:07 CDT

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