While reading through the documentation on asm, I noticed the onlinelogs are striped in 128kb chunks while datafiles are striped in 1mb chunks. Maybe I'm missing something here but given the fact that redologs are written to sequentially, what would be the benefit of doing that? Thanks, Chris CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This message 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 law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient or the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by email reply.