RE: Oracle support for RHEL 6

From: Amaral, Rui <>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 15:53:45 -0400
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Added to what Tim mentioned in most places that I have used rhel we tended to wait for a couple of updates to the OS before deciding on rolling it out to prod.

Rui Amaral
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-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Tim Hall Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 2:49 PM
Cc: Oracle-L
Subject: Re: Oracle support for RHEL 6


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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