I see that Oracle RAC does not support the use of crossover cables, but what about if I just want to use Data Guard with plain old Oracle Enterprise edition? I will have two Oracle 11g servers right beside each other and want to use Data Guard for disaster situations. I thought this would be better than just taking frequent backups with a 3rd party tool. Is crossover ok or do I seriously need a switch?
Data Guard does not have a heartbeat that it needs. If one side of the link goes down, then the logs don't get shipped. You just need to make sure that the destination over the link is an optional destination.
If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.
Usually shares are where we want them for our users and we tend to take them for granted. There are times, however, when those shares may disappear causing difficulty for your users.
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Data center, now-a-days, is referred as the home of all the advanced technologies. In-fact, most of the businesses are now establishing their entire organizational structure around the IT capabilities.