Month: June 2019

Oracle ASM on vSphere VMFS

Jim Hannan (@jim_m_hannan), Principal Architect DBAs often ask me about the different layers involved when presenting storage to Oracle ASM on VMware. In the image below, we have diagrammed all the layers involved in presenting storage to ASM. Starting from the bottom...

Active Data Guard Licensing

by Jeff Stonacek, Principal Architect In Oracle Database version 11g, a new feature called Active Data Guard (ADG) was introduced.  This feature extends traditional Data Guard by allowing the standby database to continue to apply redo while remaining open for...