ACFS Design and Deployment
There is a big movement in the industry toward consolidation and cloud computing. At the core of all this is centralized-clustered storage, which requires a centralized file store such as a file system.
In Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11g Release 2, Oracle extends the capability of ASM by introducing the ASM Cluster File System, or ACFS. ACFS is a feature-rich, scalable, POSIX-compliant file system that is built from the traditional ASM disk groups. In Oracle Clusterware 11gR2 188.8.131.52, Oracle introduced a packaging suite called the Oracle Cluster File System, Cloud Edition, which provides a clustered file system ...