baber
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Oracle and Vmware (What is best practice about single instance oracle installation on virtual machine )

Hi

I have installed a single instance oracle (not oracle RAC just one node ) on vmware but just want to know what is vmware recommend for install an oracle production on a vm in cluster some questions such as :

Is there any issue due vmotion for that vm ?

Is that recommend to fix this machine on a specific host ?

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actually I read some document about that but could not find specific answer about that ?

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scott28tt
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Moderator: Moved to Virtualizing Oracle

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baber
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Is that recommending use vmotion for single-instance oracle's VM or propose disable this feature for that VM?

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scott28tt
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baber
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Thanks, but before that I saw all of those documents but most of them are more long past period time and previous version for example esxi 5.0 , Also my intend was to use others experience about that

BR

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scott28tt
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Both documents say vMotion is fine, if it was when they were written then it would be now too. Perhaps you need to setup a proof of concept and try it for yourself.

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