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Preferred ASM Disk Configuration On Oracle Linux Guest in Oracle VM (Doc ID 1590313.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Within Oracle VM, it is possible to present ASM disks (non-RAC) as virtual disks (small piece of a larger LUN in a repository within Oracle VM), or to present them as physical disks to the VM (separate LUNs per ASM disk).
What is the preferred way to present the disks to the virtual machine for Oracle when using ASM, and why ?


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