Re: RAC: why odd number of voting disks?

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Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 12:41:30 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 4, 2:41 pm, wrote:
> As per Oracle codumentation:
> The Oracle Clusterware enables multiple voting disks but you must have
> an odd number of voting disks, such as three, five, and so on.
> Why odd number?
> Thanks for any answers/pointers.

You need something to break a tie.

If you had any even numbers of voting disk ( say 2 ) and a 2 node cluster ... what happens if one voting disk has a vote for node1 and the other for node 2?

Voting disks among other things can lead to a rac node getting evicted ( thrown out ) of a rac cluster. Received on Mon May 04 2009 - 14:41:30 CDT

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