Oracle RAC Technologies Certification Matrix for Microsoft Windows Platforms 

 

  • Oracle will support the Oracle software on clusters comprised of RAC compatible technologies and supported software combinations
  • NOTE: Please consult your hardware and software vendors as not all vendors may choose to support their hardware or software in every possible cluster combination
  • For RAC database and server virtualization (Oracle VM, LPAR, vPAR, LDOM, etc.) support see here.
  • For RAC database and SAP certification information see SAP support note 527843.
  • Hitachi Compute Blade logical partitioning feature (also known as BladeSymphony Virtage) are supported with Oracle RAC 11.2.0.2 and 12.1.0.1 or higher with Windows x64.

Technology CategoryTechnologyNotes
Server/Processor Architecturex86 32-bit Architecture

x86-64 (AMD64/EM64T) 64-bit Architecture

Itanium Architecture

 
Network Interconnect TechnologiesEthernet
  • 1 Gigabit NIC's and Switches
  • Cross over cables are not supported
  • Use correct type of cable (Cat 5, 5e, or 6)
InfiniBand (IB)
  • IP over IB is supported

 

 
VIA based NICs and SwitchesMust be VIPL 1.0 compliant
Storage Technologies
  • All storage products must be supported by the server (host) and storage vendors
Fibre Channel (FC)Switch required for greater than two nodes (if the storage system does not have enough FC port for the cluster nodes)
SCSISupport for two nodes only 
iSCSISupport up to 16 nodes. Private GigE storage network required.

The iSCSI accessed storage must be supported by the system and storage vendors.