Reference Architecture:
Oracle RAC on an Extended Cluster with Nutanix Volumes

Nutanix delivers high availability and great performance for your Oracle RAC with extended clusters deployment.

The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud provides a complete datacenter infrastructure solution for Oracle databases. Whether you are virtualizing critical or tier-1 Oracle databases or situating them on bare metal, Nutanix solutions bring the predictable performance, scalability, and cost benefits of web-scale architecture to your database environments.

This reference architecture covers the functional design of an Oracle RAC database on extended clusters running on the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud using Volumes. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud allows you to run this setup alongside other Oracle databases or application workloads, doing away with the complexity and expense of siloed resources.

Download this document to learn how running Oracle RAC on Nutanix Volumes provides:

  • Excellent linear scaling.
  • Great random read/write and sequential storage performance.
  • Fast recovery from a site failure even when the datacenter is in more than one site.