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Need for Shadowing or RAID for PAGEFILE?

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The Question is:

For a high availablilty configuration, would it be adviseable to shadow the
disks providing the page and swap files ? Assuming host based volume
shadowing and configurations designed to minimize, but certainly not
eliminate, paging.

The Answer is :

  Without shadowing or controller-based RAID, an (uncorrectable) disk
  error underneath a pagefile or a swapfile could potentially crash an
  application or even crash OpenVMS itself.

answer written or last revised on ( 24-JAN-2000 )

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