Niall, both bugs referred to in this notes are fixed in 10.2.0.2 and they do not seem to lead to data loss or corruption (they resemble a lot what Alex refers to in his blog note about ASM).
On 6/12/06, Ghassan Salem <salem.ghassan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > For sure, if ASM screws up, it's more dangerous than CBO screwing up, > but It seems to be a fairly stable piece of code, and there are not that > many bugs in it. > If anybody has a problem with what it does (e.g. failure groups) you may > (or NOT) use that feature, or not use ASM at all. > Reading the emails on this thread, one thinks that ASM is a very > dangerous option, that you're not supposed to use (or use at your risk). I > think the picture is not that bad. >
I don't think anyone said not to use it, not even kevin!
Take a look at Note *353065.1 *for example as well.
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