Alex2012 wrote:While that may be true, what good does it do if ASM (where your database lives) does not start? I do not care if cluster starts if ASM and my database can't start. That means my configuration still has problems that need to be resolved before anything can continue.
Please check item 4.1.2 :
In our RAC environments the OCR/Voting Disks are stored in storage (raw devices), in other words, if ASM is unvailable the Cluster can be started.
Obviously, if storage device is out of service, all cluster, asm and database will out.
Edited by: Alex_Alvarenga on May 11, 2012 7:46 AM