Infrastructure Leadership for Oracle Intense Environments
Not surprisingly, our recent survey of the Oracle infrastructure practitioners in the Wikibon Community found that reliability and availability are the most important factors for Infrastructure in an Oracle environment. 42% of respondents (Figure 1 below) selected either reliability or availability as the single most important factor when asked the question “What’s the single most important capability or factor?” for their Oracle environment.
The full survey results in conjunction with other Wikibon research leads us to conclude that overall reliability for Oracle systems is a function of availability, recoverability & consistent performance. In Oracle environments, multiple servers and multiple data paths provide insulation against most server and network outages. Storage functionality and design are the most important factors in Oracle availability.
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