I believe in local install for the oracle binaries. I have seen too many SAN crashes to like the idea of a shared file system for the binaries. NFS mount is handy if your standby falls behind and you need to manually ship the log files to help it catch up. On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Michael Dinh <mdinh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > We have DR from one data center to the next for NON-RAC system. > > > > All oracle binaries are local. > > > > There is NFS mount that is replicated from primary to DR which is very > handy when downloading software and patches, and storing SQL and shell > scripts. > > > > Database is using Physical Standby using Real Time Apply, no DG broker > because of constraints. > > > > Michael Dinh > > > > NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIALITY - This material is intended for the use of the > individual or entity to which it is addressed, and may contain information > that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable > laws. BE FURTHER ADVISED THAT THIS EMAIL MAY CONTAIN PROTECTED HEALTH > INFORMATION (PHI). BY ACCEPTING THIS MESSAGE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THE FOREGOING, > AND AGREE AS FOLLOWS: YOU AGREE TO NOT DISCLOSE TO ANY THIRD PARTY ANY PHI > CONTAINED HEREIN, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT > NECESSARY TO PERFORM YOUR OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO THE RECEIPT OF THIS > MESSAGE. If the reader of this email (and attachments) is not the intended > recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or > copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. Please notify the > sender of the error and delete the e-mail you received. Thank you. > > *From:* oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto: > oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Dubovecky, Jeff > *Sent:* Monday, September 27, 2010 7:07 AM > *To:* oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > *Subject:* Oracle Software install for DR > > > > We’re in the process of setting up a DR facility and wanted to solicit > opinions on the Oracle software install for both RAC and non-RAC systems, in > terms of whether or not they should be on the SAN or local installs. We are > going to utilize SAN replication for our DR, and the initial thought was to > place the Oracle binaries (e.g. $ORACLE_HOME) on SAN mount points so that > they are replicated. > > > > If anyone has experience in this area or has links to documentation in > this, it would be appreciated. > > > > Thanks Jeff > -- Andrew W. Kerber 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'