Re: Oracle 11g r2 one node RAC
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 01:04:41 +1100
joel garry wrote,on my timestamp of 30/12/2009 4:13 AM:
> • High Availability
How, with only one node?
> Failover protection for
> database and server
Failover to WHAT, since it's a single node?
> Operating System Rolling
> Upgrades and Patches
How? In a single node? I'd love to see proof...
> Database Rolling Patches
> • Performance
Really? So, single node non-RAC databases perform what? Badly?...
> Server scalability with no
> core limit
Hmmmmm..., must be that snuff thing in action again. I'd love to have one of these servers they keep talking about...
> Online load balancing and
And that of course is possible with a single node?
> Online upgrade to Oracle
At last! A smidgeon of reality...
> • Support for all Oracle
> supported platforms
Ah OK: so single node non_RAC does not support all platforms that RAC supports? Where is the RAC version for Mac osx then?
> • Standardized database
> deployment across enterprise
Ah yes: so, non-RAC is non-standard now?
> • Increases the benefit of
> Oracle VM with the high
> availability and scalability of
> Oracle RAC
How many sites out there are running production RAC dbs in a virtual environment? Last time I asked back in mid2009, I got no answer...
> In my site, I don't need RAC, though there is a big push for virtual
> environments on everything else (Virtual Iron).
Same here, Jgar. And let me say this while I'm here: none of the above applies to you, I understand you're just quoting.
and quite frankly, the sort of total marketing excrement above is reflecting very badly on Oracle's credibility as a db supplier... Received on Wed Dec 30 2009 - 08:04:41 CST