Re: Oracle support for RHEL 6

From: Tim Hall <>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:49:00 +0100
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I just checked the certification search on MOS and currently neither RHEL6 or OL6 are supported for x86-64. Even though I'm sure certification is only round the corner, I prefer not to use an OS that is not in the certification matrix for anything important.



On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 6:17 PM, DBA Deepak <> wrote:
> Hi Experts,
> Need your valuable inputs on the following.
> RHEL 6 has been released few months back. As of today Oracle database is not
> supported on RHEL 6. But it is supported on OEL 6 (which I feel is a
> customized version of RHEL 6, may be I am completely wrong).
> We are planning to use RHEL 6 for application server (for some reason) and
> as per our architecture the database and the application server should
> reside on the same OS platform/server.
> Hence will it be a prudent idea to install Oracle database on RHEL 6 in a
> production environment. I know many experts would say NO, but would like to
> know from your experiences whether people do sometimes go for similar setups
> where database is not supported on the exact OS platform.
> Looking forward to all your valuable comments.
> --
> Regards,
> Deepak
> Oracle DBA

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