Real Application Clusters
Chapter 4 presented an overview of Automatic Storage Management (ASM) and Oracle Managed Files (OMF) and how they can ease administration, enhance performance, and improve availability. You can add one or more disk volumes to a rapidly growing database without bringing down the instance.
Chapter 6 discussed bigfile tablespaces and how they not only allow the total size of the database to be much larger than in previous versions of Oracle, but also ease administration by moving the maintenance point from the datafile to the tablespace. Chapter 17 will focus on Oracle Net, providing you with the basics for ensuring ...