Re: Oralce 10gR2 Setup questions

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Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 10:41:48 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 31, 11:10 am, Michael Austin <> wrote:


> I have recently worked on a RAC cluster with several-hundred TB all on
> ASM.  It was initially deployed on EMC - we used ASM rebalance feature
> to move it from EMC to NetApp filers and added an additional
> couple-of-hundred TB of storage to the system.  The move took 27.5 days.
>   AND we even had someone do something stupid and crashed the ASM
> instance during the move (day 22 IIRC)- the other node took over and
> finished the  job without so much as a hiccup.
> There are several very good books out there, one is by 2 of the
> Architects/primary developers  something like "ASM- under-the-hood...".
>   ASM, if properly deployed and utilized will all but eliminate any of
> those "let's keep the dba from getting sleep" problems that deal with
> space issues. On the systems where it was deployed, we never saw any
> more of those issues.
> Is it Koolaid? probably, but it works so well you don't mind it... :)

As I noted ... we are now using ASM. Received on Tue Mar 31 2009 - 12:41:48 CDT

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