Migration of ASM on Raw Devices to ASMLib
By AVargas-Oracle on Feb 13, 2007
There are many advantages to the use on Linux of ASMLib for ASM management instead of configuring ASM on raw devices.
This document describe the process of migrating ASM configured with Raw devices to ASM managed with ASMLib.
The main advantages of using ASMLib for ASM management instead of RAW devices are:
ASMLib takes care of
2) Device ownership and permissions management
3) Async I/O management
4) I/O optimization
5) Sanity checkups