Re: San-Based replication VS DataGuard replication

From: Steve Howard <>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 04:12:57 -0700 (PDT)
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On Sep 19, 1:42 pm, macdba321 <> wrote:
> Group,
>  I have a database at Site1 stored on a SAN, and a disaster-recovery
> site2 with identical hardware. They are connected by high-speed fiber.
> (Both SANs are enterprise-class with full journaling capabilities in
> case the connection were ever severed.)
>   I am researching Pros & Cons of using DataGuard to keep Site2 ready
> for disaster time, VS letting the SAN manage keeping the two sites in
> sync.
>   What are your opinions on these 2 methods?
> Thank you!!
> -mac

Hi mac,

My first question would be does the SAN technology allow you to use the Site2 for anything while it is not the "primary" site? I ask because I consider that to be a major plus for Dataguard.


Steve Received on Sat Sep 20 2008 - 06:12:57 CDT

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