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Re: [SLUG] Oracle 9i database and samba
- To: Adrian Chadd <adrian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Oracle 9i database and samba
- From: Simon Wong <linux@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 15:47:44 +1000
- Cc: Slug List <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 11:18 +0900, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> That I'd be asking Oracle and your application vendor whether your proposed
> setup is fully supported.
I don't think it is well supported!
> Backending databases onto random network attached storage is a very bad idea
I agree but this is shared on the same machine. I think that is a lt
more reliable apart from other FS issues.
> unless you Know What You Are Doing; and if you're on here asking then you
> probably don't fall into that category.
Not it in this instance! ;-)
> The other poster who runs Oracle off a netapp filer is surprising to me, as I've
> had no end of issues with databases on network attached storage, but -my- experiences
> haven't been with Oracle on Netapp NFS, just MySQL on Linux NFS. In any case, knowing
> what I know about the wildly different flavours of NFS implementations, I'd not be
> putting a critical SQL DB on it (or heck, even hash tables with shared writers!) unless
> my vendor told me it was ok.
> In short: Ask your vendors. Thats what you're paying them for. :)
I will and will post back here if I get it running too!
Simon Wong <linux@xxxxxxxxx>