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How to migrate Oracle 10gR2 Clusterware and ASM storage devices on AIX

I haven't done a technical post in a while, so I thought I'd share some stuff I'd been working on recently.


It may sometimes be necessary to migrate storage devices being used by a database and Oracle Clusterware.This may be due to a SAN upgrade or simply moving between storage frames.AIX provides a native command called migratepv which can handle the movement of logical volume groups and filesystems.However, for Clusterware (OCR & Voting Disks), and ASM which reside on raw devices, a different method is required.The ocrconfig and crsctl commands are the preferred methods of working with OCR and voting disk files.Instructions on migrating AIX volume groups using migratepv is beyond the scope of this article but you can check out this article by Chris Gibson for additional details http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/aix/library/au-aixstorage/.
This document will describe the steps used to migrate the following types of devices attached to a two-node Oracle Database Server E…

Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne and Oracle Develop

Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne and Oracle Develop

I decided to try for blogger registration for Oracle OpenWorld this year after hearing many good things from fellow bloggers/tweeters. Surprisingly, Oracle was gracious enough to approve my registration. I say surprisingly because I do not blog very frequently due to the demands of my 'day job', but apparently it met the criteria for blogger registration - go figure.  If you are interested in blogger registration, you can find more info here
So after booking my hotel and convincing my boss to pay for travel expenses, I explored the schedule builder to discover sessions of interests. There are quite a number of sessions on topics including RAC, Database 11gR2, Automatic Segment Management (ASM), Enterprise Manager Grid Control, Deploying database in the Cloud, and Oracle VM. You can view the content catalog here.
Looking forward to soaking up all the information I can as well as networking with peers.
OpenWorld 2010 will take …