Having worked in both types of environments, I have found no advantage to
separating them. Typically the server is entirely devoted to oracle, and even
when a separation of duties is intended, the DBA usually takes over where root
access is no longer required, which pretty well eliminates the whole point of
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On Mar 20, 2017, at 7:46 PM, Chris Grabowy <cgrabowy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
A DBA is pushing to eliminate the grid account from future installs.
So the Oracle database software and the Oracle Grid software would be
installed under the oracle account.
The justification is that we shouldn’t have to switch between the oracle and
grid accounts to do whatever commands needed. We can simply execute a script
to “switch the environment”.
I came across the Oracle recommendation in the documentation which is to have
an oracle account and a grid account.
I am wondering if anyone is aware of any technical limitation?