Re: ASM Risk / Rewards

Repost due to over-quoting...

Interesting. Thanks Niall.
Also thanks to Chris for his reply.
Has anyone else on the list used ASM on Windows?


On 8/31/07, Niall Litchfield <niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ASM is a requirement for SE RAC. Consequently any SE RAC customers on
> windows will be using ASM. When I was working for them the CPA applications
> for the Audit Commission (
> http://www.audit-commission.gov.uk/cpa/index.asp) were
> hosted on just such a RAC database, though that may have changed since.
>
> ASM worked just fine - this would have been 10.1.0.2 or 10.1.0.3 from memory
> - so even relatively early ASM was pretty good. I wouldn't personally have
> gone with ASM at that early stage if I'd had a choice, so take my comments
> above as an endorsement.
>
> As far as popularity of the platform goes, last I saw Windows users
> accounted for about 30-40% of Oracle's DBMS customers (by number not value).
> It wouldn't suprise me at all if windows+asm is rather more prevalent than
> (say) hpux+asm.
>
> cheers
>
> Niall



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