RE: Oracle RAC cost justification?

RAC and a cost effective solution is an oxymoron.
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If you have'nt seen these papers, they sum it up nicely and accuratly in
my opinion:
http://www.miracleas.dk/WritingsFromMogens/YouProbablyDontNeedRACUSVersion.pdf

http://www.miracleas.dk/images/upload/Docs/MS%20OracleRAC%20whitepaper.pdf

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David

> Well RAC is not the SAN right? RAC is HA for the Oracle Instance.
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> If you're saying the total HA solution involves eliminating all SPOFs,
> I'd agree but cost is always a limiting factor in that regard...
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> Thanks!
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> From: Jared Still [mailto:jkstill@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 4:04 PM
> To: Khemmanivanh, Somckit
> Cc: Vlado Barun; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Oracle RAC cost justification?
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> On 6/1/05, Khemmanivanh, Somckit <somckit.khemmanivanh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
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>       Let's say we already have Service Guard in house. For new
>       implementations should we go with MCSG or look at RAC? RAC is an
> HA and
>       scalability solution (MCSG is purely HA). I'm trying to get a
> good
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> RAC might be many things, but HA is not one of them.
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> The disk subsystem is a single point of failure: you only have one
> database.
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> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
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