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Why serviceguard needed for HPUX for RAC.. [message #425853] Mon, 12 October 2009 09:21 Go to next message
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Registered: June 2009
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Hi Gurus,
Why do we need serviceguard for installing RAC on HPUX?This is the cluster provided by HP right?when we are using oracle clusterware why we need any thrid party cluster.Is it something that i'm missing here?Please can anyone help me understand this.
Re: Why serviceguard needed for HPUX for RAC.. [message #425855 is a reply to message #425853] Mon, 12 October 2009 09:45 Go to previous message
Mahesh Rajendran
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It is not a must.
Serviceguard provides clustering in OS level. You can install Oracle RAC with or without OS clustering.
Without serviceguard, the noted issue (atleast with Oracle 9i) was the need to depend on RAW devices.
With 10g and above you can use Oracle's ASM to manage the volumes.
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