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Build two node Oracle RAC 12c (12.1.0.1) cluster on OEL 6.5 using Oracle VM Virtual Box – Download

Build two node Oracle RAC 12c (12.1.0.1) cluster on OEL 6.5 using Oracle VM Virtual Box – Download

In the article you will have a look at how to use some Oracle Virtual Box features to build two node Oracle 12c (12.1.0.1) RAC system on Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL 6.5). The setup will implement a role separation with different users for Oracle RDBMS and Oracle GI that is, user oracle and grid are used respectively in order to split the responsibilities between DBAs and storage administrators.

An overview to Oracle Virtualization solutions can be seen here. You can see how to use Oracle VM Virtual Box to build a two node 11gR2 RAC cluster on Solaris 10 and Solaris 11. For information related to building a RAC 11gR2 cluster on OEL 5.X/6.X without GNS click here and here. For information how to build a two node Oracle RAC 11gR2 11.2.0.3 with GNS (DNS, DHCP) and HAIP look here. For information how to upgrade Oracle RAC cluster 11.2.0.3 on OEL 6.1 to Oracle RAC cluster 12c on OEL6.5 look here.

In the article you will see how to configure Linux in an Oracle VM Virtual Box Virtual machines, install Oracle GI, Oracle RDBMS and will create a RAC enabled Multitenant Container Database (CDB).

The following software will be used:

  1. Oracle VM Virtual Box 4.3.12 – download from here.
  2. Oracle 12c (database, grid, examples) – download from OTN here.
  3. Oracle OEL 6.5 – download from Oracle Software Delivery Cloud (former Edelivery) here.

Two virtual machines will be created and used.

  1. OEL65A for RAC node oel65a
  2. OEL65B for RAC node oel65b

The OEL65A/OEL65B Virtual Machines will be configured for RAC nodes each with:

You can read online from here or download Build two node Oracle RAC 12c (12.1.0.1) on OEL 6

May 26, 2014 - Posted by | oracle

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