High Availability for Databases: Protecting Oracle Databases With Veritas Cluster Server
In years past, IT solutions were deployed to support back-end business functions such as inventory management, accounting, and human resources. In today's world, the IT solution increasingly is the business. These days the repositories for nearly all business application data are high-end database servers, and the majority of those are provided by Oracle. This paper will discuss the various options available for providing High Availability (HA) for single-instance Oracle databases, as well as dependent applications. It will demonstrate how Veritas Cluster Server from Symantec can provide cost-effective high availability for Oracle databases without the added cost and complexity of Oracle RAC.