Managing Databases in ASM
In the chapters so far, we have discussed the various components of ASM and how they all work together to provide a solid storage management solution, taking advantage of Oracle metadata and providing performance benefits by storing data the way that Oracle databases need them. But how do the relational database management system (RDBMS) and the new storage manager work together? At this point, every reader must be wondering about the answer to this important question. In this chapter, let’s discuss the interaction between ASM and the RDBMS. We will also discuss the various interfaces to the ASM instance and ...