ASM and Grid Infrastructure Stack
In releases prior to 11gR2, Automatic Storage Management (ASM) was tightly integrated with the Clusterware stack. In 11gR2, ASM is not only tightly integrated with the Clusterware stack, it’s actually part of the Clusterware stack. The Grid Infrastructure stack is the foundation of Oracle’s Private Database Cloud, and it provides the essential Cloud Pool capabilities, such as growing server and storage capacity as needed. This chapter discusses how ASM fits into the Oracle Clusterware stack.
Oracle Clusterware is the cross-platform cluster software required to run the Real Application ...