Take a look at the Automated Storage Management book by Nitin Vengurlekar, Rich Long, and Murali Vallath. This comprehensive resource provides full details on Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM), Oracle's integrated file and volume management interface. You will get full details on general operations, administration, best practices, and expert techniques.
Written by a team of database experts, Oracle Automatic Storage Management: Under-the-Hood & Practical Deployment Guide explains how to build and maintain a dynamic, highly available Oracle database storage environment. Inside, you'll learn how to configure storage for Oracle ASM, build disk groups, use data striping and mirroring, and optimize performance. You'll also learn how to ensure consistency across server and storage platforms, maximize data redundancy, and administer Oracle ASM from the command line.
Manage Oracle ASM Instances and configure Oracle RDBMS instances to leverage Oracle ASM
Define, discover, and manage disk storage under Oracle ASM
Create external, normal-redundancy, and high-redundancy disk groups
Add and remove Oracle ASM storage without affecting RDMS instance availability
Learn how Oracle ASM provides even I/O distribution
Work with Oracle ASM directories, files, templates, and aliases
Improve storage performance and integrity using the ASMLIB API
Simplify system administration with the Oracle ASM command line interface
Understand key internal Oracle ASM structures and algorithms
Oracle DBAs will be able to implement robust storage solutions with help from this useful guide.
Written on Tuesday, 28 July 2009 07:58 by Charles Kim