Virtualized Oracle database deployments using Red Hat Enterprise Linux with KVM


Red Hat partnered with Dell to demonstrate deploying an Oracle database in a virtualized environment on an end-to-end Dell hardware infrastructure. Download this document to get the specifications and instructions to deploy virtual machines (VMs) with consistent performance, and view a high-availability scenario for the Oracle database.

Test configuration

The test configuration includes Oracle 11g R2 running on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6 with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor on Dell PowerEdge R710 servers with Dell EqualLogic PS6010 virtualized iSCSI storage.

Test architecture

The architecture is a set of Dell rack-mount servers connected to the PS Series iSCSI-based storage array over 10 gigabit ethernet (10 GbE).