Re: Completely unsupported, I know (RAC 11g on a laptop)

From: helter skelter <>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 16:53:27 +0200
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Palooka pisze:
> I am trying (for self educational purposes) to install RAC (11g) on a
> laptop using VMware with two guest clients (CentOS5 masquerading as
> RHEL5) in a cluster.
> Does anyone have an idea what the minimum physical RAM is on the host? I
> have 2GB, so when I try to allocate 1GB each to the nodes it gets a bit
> unstable. However, if I allocate 512M to each guest, their OS is
> perfectly stable, but there does not seem to be sufficient resource to
> start the ASM instances successfully.
> I think I need to upgrade the laptop to 4GB physical RAM before this
> will work. What is the opinion of the panel?
> Thanks,
> Palooka

10G, 2 node RAC with ASM on core 2 duo laptop + 2GB ram - no problems. 700MB ram per VM - it could be faster.....but it works :)

cheers Received on Tue Apr 28 2009 - 09:53:27 CDT

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