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Getting Started - 12c Grid Infrastructure / Oracle Database - IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) (Doc ID 1574412.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
IBM: Linux on System z


The goal of this Getting Started document is to provide you with the latest information  to assist in  installing and implementing and on the IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) platform.   This document is compiled and provided based on Oracle's experience with its zLinux and RAC customer base. 

This Document contains links to 12.1 software, on-line documentation and other IBM: Linux on System z articles.  Oracle recommends that you review carefully the on-line documentation.

You will also find valuable information in the IBM Redbook  Experiences with Oracle Database 12c Release 1 on Linux on System z  SG24-8159 which  can be found at


This procedure is meant for those planning to install Oracle Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Restart (SIHA), ASM and Oracle Database (or above)  on the 64-bit IBM: Linux on System z (s390x) platform.


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In this Document
 Pre-install - Minimum OS Requirements
 RPM Validation
 Observations during 12.1 Installations
 Monitoring of 12.1 Database via Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (EM12cR3)

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