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Oracle Virtualization Templates for Oracle Database - Single Instance, Oracle Restart (SIHA) and Oracle RAC (Doc ID 1185244.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Templates for Oracle Linux KVM
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 to 19.12.0.0.0 [Release 11.1 to 19]
Oracle VM
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service
Linux x86-64

Purpose

 

This document will provide information about the latest Oracle Virtualization Templates for Oracle Database.


Read about Virtrualization and Oracle VM.
Read about Oracle Clusterware.
Read about Oracle Real Application Clusters.
Read the Oracle RAC on Oracle VM Technical Brief.
Read on using the Oracle Deploycluster tool with Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager (OLVM) [deployment guide].

The Oracle Virtualization Templates for Oracle Database provide a framework that fully automates the creation of a Single Instance, Oracle Restart (Single Instance/HA) or Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) configurations in an Oracle VM and Oracle KVM/OLVM environments. In a matter of minutes the versatile and powerful Oracle VM Templates for Oracle Database can be cloned into any number of VMs which could be deployed as a Single Instance, Oracle Restart (Single Instance/HA) or Oracle RAC of any number of nodes.
Detailed steps for installation and usage are in the PDF documents available in the templates archives and the OTN Home Page.

Scope

Using Oracle Virtualization Templates for Oracle Database are useful for a wide variety of audience like System admins, DBAs, application developers, beginners and advanced users.  The templates are:

 

CLOUD NEWS: In May 2019 the Database Templates made a transition to the Oracle Cloud! it is now possible to deploy a Single Instance (or Oracle Restart) Oracle Database on the OCI Marketplace using a similar framework presented in these templates for a decade! Enjoy a smooth transition to the Oracle Cloud and amaze everyone with a fully deployed Oracle Database in only a few clicks and a few minutes!

 

Oracle Virtualization Database Templates Highlights

NEW in 2021 Templates:

OLVM: Oracle Linux 7.9 UEKR6 Update 2 (UEK R6U2): 19.12.0.0.210720 Templates Released!
OVM: Oracle Linux 7.9 UEK Release 6 Update 2 (UEK R6U2): 19.12.0.0.210720 and 12.2.0.1.210720 Templates Released!
OLVM: Oracle Linux 8.4 UEKR6 19.11.0.0.210420 Templates Released!
OLVM: Oracle Linux 7.9 UEKR6 Update 2 (UEK R6U2): 19.11.0.0.210420 Templates Released!
OVM: Oracle Linux 8.3 UEK6 19.11.0.0.210420 Templates Released!
OVM: Oracle Linux 7.9 UEK Release 6 Update 2 (UEK R6U2): 19.11.0.0.210420, 18.14.0.0.210420 and 12.2.0.1.210420 Templates Released!
OVM: Oracle Linux 6.10 UEK4: 12.1.0.2.210420 Templates Released!

NEW in 2020 Templates:

NEW in 2019 Templates:

NEW in 2018 Templates:

NEW in 2017 Templates:

NEW in 2016 Templates:

NEW in 2015 Templates:

NEW in 2013 Templates:

All of the 11.2/12.1 templates further allow:

Basic understanding of Linux, OVM and Oracle Database and Oracle RAC is expected.

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 Oracle Virtualization Database Templates Highlights
 
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