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Database Journal: Preparing for a 2-Node Oracle 10gR2 RAC on RHEL 4.2 Linux with VMware

Jan 09, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tarry Singh)

"The year 2005 has been a great year for the IT industry, mainly the Web but for databases too. Oracle had a very busy year with acquisitions and its continued support and contribution to Open Source Community (like membership on Eclipse Board, JDeveloper was released free).

"To top it all, it has been a RAC year for Oracle. Oracle had just about a flat year in revenues and it was RAC that was the hero. So, you see RAC is getting more and more attention and is being adopted more rapidly than ever. I see RAC deployment, with help of Virtualization technologies such as ESX Server, only to soar higher in 2006.

"In this article, we will go through the preparation and planning. We will take time to study the groundbreaking technologies like OCFS2 and ASMlib and breeze through the ESX Server in general..."

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