Components of an OPS Database

On every instance of an Oracle 8i Parallel Server database, the following components can be found:

image Cluster manager, which is OS vendor specific (except Windows), including a node-monitoring facility and failure detection mechanism

image Distributed lock manager (DLM), including deadlock detection and resource mastering

image Cluster interconnect

Shared disk array

NOTE

Vendor-specific cluster manager software is not discussed here ...

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