RE: Oracle RAC licensing question
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 18:04:13 -0500
A single node RAC install means that CRS is installed, and db and other services run under the control of CRS, and you have the option of adding another node at a later date without having to reinstall the software (i.e. converting from a non-RAC to a RAC install). Sometimes we get requests to create a single node RAC for testing- it is more to simplify the DBA's work during a later conversion to RAC, or to validate the OS platform for RAC without having to get a 2nd node.
From: Bradd Piontek [mailto:piontekdd_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 5:56 PM
Cc: Crisler, Jon; oracle-l_at_freelists.org Subject: Re: Oracle RAC licensing question
I really don't like getting into licensing questions ... however
What is a single-node RAC installation?
I believe all Enterprise Edition gets you is the ability to use the Clusterware (Grid Infrastructure), not install the RAC option in the database.
Pythian - Love Your Data
On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Bill Zakrzewski <bill_at_intactus.com> wrote:
You probably have to verify with your customer support rep, but I believe even a single-node RAC installation requires a the RAC license.
All licensing questions usually favor Oracle.
On Mar 9, 2010, at 5:05 PM, Crisler, Jon wrote:
If I run a single-node RAC cluster, do I actually need to purchase a RAC license, or will a Oracle Enterprise license be sufficient ?
http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l Received on Tue Mar 09 2010 - 17:04:13 CST