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WTX/ITX Oracle adapter - automatic failover implementation

We are using the WTX/ITX Oracle adapter for our connection with an Oracle Exadata database. 

In case of database failure, Exadate switch automaticly to the second cluster node.

 

>> Problem :

 At the switch time, all running maps faile with error code :

 Error returned by OCIDescribeAny, errcode=25408

ORA-25408: can not safely replay call

 So, we must restart all systems and launchers to avoid this error.

 IBM recommended to use the ODBC adapter because that adapter support automatic failover.

 However, with the ODBC adapter, we have some trouble (see case TS002019037 for details)

 

 >> Solution :

We ask IBM to improve the Oracle adapter for the support of automatic failover to another node in Oracle cluster.

  • Guest
  • Apr 12 2019
  • Not under consideration
What is your industry? Financial Markets
How will this idea be used?

We will use this idea to improve our failover process 

  • Admin
    Luke Raiano commented
    27 Aug, 2019 05:35pm

    AS infrastructure moves quickly to utilize Docker containers, this issue is greatly alleviated

  • Admin
    Luke Raiano commented
    28 May, 2019 05:19pm

    Investigating.

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