Automatic Storage Management (ASM) is a feature in Oracle Database 10g/11g that provides the database administrator with a simple storage management interface that is consistent across all server and storage platforms. As a vertically integrated file system and volume manager, purpose-built for Oracle database files, Automatic Storage Management provides the performance of async I/O with the easy management of a file system. Automatic Storage Management provides capability that saves the DBAs time and provides flexibility to manage a dynamic database environment with increased efficiency.
|Product Component||OS Type||Versioning||Pattern Depth|
|Automatic Storage Management||Unix||Command (Active), Path||Instance-based|