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ASM Concepts Quick Overview (Doc ID 1086199.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 10-Oct-2014***

Purpose

This note provides a quick overview of Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM) concepts and operations.  This document can help clarify some key concepts that are not well understood by users - without requiring lengthy research.

Scope

This note is intended for architects, DBAs, and system administrators at an intermediate level of Oracle database knowledge.

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