Tag Archives: asm

Using NFS with ASM…

Combining NFS with ASM has come up in several conversations I’ve had recently, both online and real world. Since I no longer believe in coincidence I figured it was a message that I should take a look at it. Using NFS with ASM Anyone who has ever faked ASM disks using “dd” will recognize the […]

ASM Cluster File System (ACFS)…

Hi. I’ve been having a play with the ASM Cluster File System (ACFS). Oracle ASM Cluster File Systems (ACFS) in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 It does what it says on the tin. I’m using a VMware RAC installation, so I have no idea what the performance is like. The main thing to report is […]

Automatic Storage Manager (ASM) Enhancements in 11g…

More OCP revision notes. This time an overview of ASM enhancements… Automatic Storage Manager (ASM) Enhancements in Oracle Database 11g Release 1 Cheers Tim…

ASM with ASMLib or Raw Devices?

I’ve been trying to figure out if it’s better to run ASM on Linux using ASMLib or raw devices. Some of the Oracle documentation claims ASMLib gives better performance that raw devices with 10g Release 2, while other sources claim it only affects candidate disk discovery time… Whilst setting up a test I wrote this […]