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Oracle SuperCluster Database Best Practices (Doc ID 2008046.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Full Rack
SPARC SuperCluster T4-4
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Hardware
Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 Hardware
Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 Half Rack



The goal of this document is to present the best practices for the deployment of Databases on Oracle SuperCluster. These practices should be applied to Exadata-based databases (that is, those deployed in a SuperCluster database domain, rather than a SuperCluster application domain). 


General audience working on Oracle SuperCluster Systems


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In this Document
 Database should run with the critical threads optimization
 Dynamic Intimate Shared Memory (DISM) is not supported
 Avoid Running Unnecessary Scripts and Applications in Database Domains
 Verify that all running instances are registered in /var/opt/oracle/oratab
 Do not modify USE_LARGE_PAGES database initialization parameter
 Set the PARALLEL_THREADS_PER_CPU database initialization parameter to 2

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