We have Oracle running as Vms but not RAC yet. I would be interested as well in anyone experiences.
Has anyone tried Oracle RAC using VMs or recommend if this can be done, I mean each RAC node is a VM on a seperate machine. Specifically, in an HA environment (i.e. vmotion) when one of the ESX Server fails due to any reason, will the RAC be able to cope if the VM that died is brought up on another ESX Host?
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