Re: Windows Clustering and FailSafe???

From: sybrandb <>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 08:20:36 -0800 (PST)
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On 5 nov, 23:01, "" <> wrote:
> Anybody out there using Windows clustering service and Oracle Fail
> Safe running 10g or 11g?  RAC is just too expensive for us so we are
> looking at this solution but we know very little about it.  For one
> does it support a active/active solution where both nodes can share
> the load of one database.  Or will only support a active/passive
> solution.  Any input will be very helpful.  Thank you.
> Jeff

Oracle FailSafe is an active/passive solution, it does NOT support active/active.
If you want active/active you need RAC.

Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Thu Nov 06 2008 - 10:20:36 CST

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