New features for Data Guard in Oracle 11g R2
With the Oracle 11g R2 database, the following new features are provided for Oracle Data Guard:
- Oracle Data Guard configurations now consist of a primary database and up to a maximum of 30 standby databases.
FAL_CLIENT database parameter is optional and no longer required.
- The default archive destination used by Oracle Automatic Storage Management (Oracle ASM) and the Fast Recovery Area (FRA) feature has been changed from
- Redo transport compression is no longer limited to compressing redo data only when redo gaps are resolved; whenever compression has been enabled for a destination, all of the redo data sent to that destination is compressed.
- The new
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