Business Critical Oracle Workloads have stringent IO requirements and enabling, sustaining, and ensuring the highest possible performance along with continued application availability is a major goal for all mission critical Oracle applications to meet the demanding business SLA’s, all the way from on-premises to VMware Hybrid Clouds
Oracle RAC provides high availability and scalability by having multiple instances access a single database which prevents the server from being a single point of failure. Oracle RAC enables you to combine smaller commodity servers into a cluster to create scalable environments that support mission critical business applications.
Key points to take away from this blog
This blog showcases the validation of vMotion capability for Oracle RAC cluster on VMware vSphere Platform which can be achieved seamlessly without any issue, with appropriate settings in place
- with Change Block Tracking (CBT) enabled for non-shared disk
- with multi-writer attribute set for the shared vmdk’s