Re: ZERO Database Downtime???

  • From: "LiShan Cheng" <exriscer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 19:19:51 +0200

Considering Oracle bought part of the "RAC Technology" from Compaq/Digital

On 4/3/06, oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>In fact, the reason for my original post was that I had seen
> >>>the marketing presentation, and we had an Oracle customer
> >>>engineer coming in to do an additional presentation to
> >>>management.  I sprung some of the stuff we've been
> >>>discussing here, and got him to back off and say:
> >>>
> >>>In 99.5% of all cases, you can upgrade without downtime.
> 99.5% of all Critical Patch Updates are total planned outages is more
> like it.
> Oracle field tried to use the fictional "rooling upgrade" as a
> smoking gun for not using a shared Oracle Home...this in spite
> of the fact that Tru64 and Sequent customers had been doing it
> for eons...
> --

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