RE: ASM or not to ASM

  • From: "Lange, Kevin G" <kevin.lange@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 09:53:53 -0500

Context depends on where you are speaking from.....  Certain things you
say in the Northern US will get a laugh.  Same things here in the
Eastern mountains will get you shot.   And the same things here in the
South will get you hanged and your family hunted down so your line stops

-----Original Message-----
From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Nuno Souto
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 4:40 AM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: ASM or not to ASM

Storey, Robert (DCSO) wrote,on my timestamp of 12/07/2011 2:30 AM:
> Going through a 11gR2 new features class.  First half day is all about

> ASM and installing grid infrastructure for a standalone structure, My
question is why would I, on my single server with a single instance,
using a SAN for my storage, bother with ASM?  Why do all of this
overhead just for a single instance?

Single server, Windows, going to 11g without any prior patching
knowledge for that release?  In your situation, I'd say you'd have to
have rocks in your head to go with ASM...  Regardless of anyone calling
you a "dinossaur".

Before I get abused: I CLEARLY AND EXPLICITLY said "in your situation".
There is such a thing as CONTEXT in the English language!

Nuno Souto
in sunny Sydney, Australia

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