Re: ASM extent and RAC process doubt
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 19:52:59 -0700
> sybrandb_at_hccnet.nl 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
> 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.
ASM is far superior to all of the volume management software available on the market today when hosting Oracle databases. It uses less CPU and is far more "Oracle-aware" than any other that I have seen.
-- Daniel A. Morgan Oracle Ace Director & Instructor University of Washington damorgan_at_x.washington.edu (replace x with u to respond) Puget Sound Oracle Users Group www.psoug.orgReceived on Mon Aug 18 2008 - 21:52:59 CDT