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Re: Which oracle server ?

From: Patrick SenderaKurt Kuddy <kurtkuddy_at_steeldragon.net>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 20:57:49 GMT
Message-ID: <pan.2004.12.12.20.57.26.664399@steeldragon.net>


On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 11:40:14 -0500, Murtix Van Basten wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I will deploy a database project to an Oracle server, but I could not
> figure out which version of Oracle should I get. Here is my configuration:
> Hardware:
> Dell 1750 Dual Xeon 3.2Ghz, 2GB Ram, 3x36GB Hdd on Raid 5
> Operating System: Redhat Linux 9
>
> I will deploy only 1 database for the application. Only 1 DBA will use the
> Oracle server when necessary. When the database once deployed, Only 1
> application will reach it to read and write data. There will not be any
> other database in the server. The server will be used for only this purpose,
> nothing else.
>
> From Oracle's website, I see there are Enterprise, Standard and Standard One
> level of purchasing options. In this case, which should I go with ?
>
> Thank you for answers.
>
> Murtix Van Basten.

You don't want to use raid 5. raid 0+1 is recommended. Suggestion: look into using ASM (Automatic Storage Management) and 10g. Simply put, ASM is basically a database file system. Oracle will manage the mirroring of the database files for you transparently. You'll want to do some reading and research on this, obviously. Received on Sun Dec 12 2004 - 14:57:49 CST

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