Re: Oracle RAC

From: Matthias Hoys <>
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2009 15:05:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4aa261ff$0$2854$>

> 99% of generalisations are wrong. :-)
> Where I work 24*7, rolling maintenance upgrades, 9x.xx% uptime *is* a
> requirement of our student system. Think web-based student self
> management, global campuses, e-learning integration.
> But I concur with the other responses, only use RAC if it *is* a business
> requirement, and having the DBA skill set to maintain it is absolutely
> critical.
> GM

You not only need good DBA skills, you also need good sysadmin/network/storage admin skills. You need a good team (unless the DBA is allowed to touch everything which is rather rare). One rotten apple can spoil the bunch certainly for complex environments.

Matthias Received on Sat Sep 05 2009 - 08:05:04 CDT

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