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Installing Oracle Database 12c In-Memory (IMDB) for Oracle Exalytics (Doc ID 1925793.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database
Oracle Exalytics Software - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Applicable to Exalytics X2-3 servers with Patchset 4 (PS4) and higher
Applicable to Exalytics X3-4 servers with Patchset 4 (PS4) and higher


Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition Release - 64 bit In-Memory Option may now be installed on Exalytics Machines running Oracle Exalytics Release 1 Patchset 4 (Base Image or later.  This document describes the certifications, use cases and installation.


This document is intended for Exalytics system administrators, OBIEE developers and others that may be managing the data warehouse and aggregates on an Oracle Exalytics system.  Knowledge of Exalytics and Linux systems is required; and experience with database system administration is recommended, but not required.  For sizing and planning purposes, Oracle recommends a maximum size of 830 GB for an Oracle Database installed on an X2-4 Exalytics Machine with 1 TB of RAM, and a maximum size of 1 TB for an Oracle Database installed on an X3-4 Exalytics Machine with 2 TB of RAM.


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