VMware Support Oracle

VMware Support Oracle

Oracle on VMware

Oracle fully supports the virtualization of Oracle Software on VMware. This includes all Oracle products including Applications, Middleware and the Oracle Database (RDBMS). The Sept 16th, 2019 Announcement at Oracle Open World of the Strategic Partner Alliance between Oracle and VMware centerpiece is the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure VMware Solutions but the announcement includes a support agreement between Oracle and VMware to support “Oracle customers with active support contracts running supported versions of Oracle products in Oracle supported computing environments who encounter problems when running those products on VMware virtualized environments”. To augment Oracle’s support document, VMware also has a total ownership policy for customers with Oracle issues.

VMware Support will accept accountability for any Oracle-related issue reported by a customer. By being accountable, VMware Support will drive the issue to resolution regardless of which vendor (VMware, Oracle or others) is responsible for… Click To Tweet

In most cases, reported they can resolve issues via configuration changes, bug fixes, or feature enhancements by one of the involved vendors.

  • Improve Scalability, Availability and Performance with Oracle Virtualization
  • Running Oracle databases on VMware vSphere gives you significant scalability, availability and performance benefits. Direct hardware costs can be reduced significantly when virtualizing database workloads. In addition, you’ll see significant operational cost savings as your floor space, power and cooling needs are lowered without compromising on performance or manageability
  • Memory oversubscription to make more efficient use of physical RAM
  • High performance “gang” scheduler to dynamically allocate resources to virtual machines
  • Dynamic Resource Scheduler (DRS) to load balance virtual machines across a cluster
  • Direct driver model with very high I/O throughput
  • Support for large memory pages and nested/extended page tables
  • Full Hybrid Cloud Solutions can be architected when using a variety of VMware Cloud
  • Foundation based solutions such as Oracle Cloud VMware Solutions or the VMware Cloud on AWS

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