Re: How identical does RAC nodes has to be?

From: joel garry <>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 14:32:59 -0800 (PST)
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On Dec 22, 12:05 pm, charles <> wrote:
> We are trying to add a new node to our existing cluster.
> The new node has 4x8c, while the existing ones have 4x4, definitely
> different chip sets.
> Does not matter?  Can we mix those two kinds of server together?
> Thanks for your help

FWIW, 2-day RAC ( and ) says:
"Oracle RAC does not support machines having different chip architectures in the same cluster. However, you can have machines of different speeds and sizes in the same cluster."

Whatever that means. And we all know how 2 day DBA's are always right and never lie.


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Received on Wed Dec 22 2010 - 16:32:59 CST

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