Re: Advice on running Oracle with SGA > 20 GB

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 17:53:23 +0000 (UTC)
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On Mon, 01 Feb 2010 20:02:08 -0800, vsevolod afanassiev wrote:

> Linux is a bit different as there is no direct I/O (as far as I know),
> unless you use raw devices or ASM.

Huh? There is direct I/O, I am using it for years, I have even been writing about it..

> So memory that doesn't get allocated to SGA will be used for filesystem
> buffer cache.

Yup. That's why I use direct I/O.

Received on Tue Feb 02 2010 - 11:53:23 CST

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