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Designing Enterprise Solutions with Sun™ Cluster 3.0 by Tim Read, Richard Elling

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Cluster Software

TABLE 6-3 lists the selected base software stack. The applications that run on top of the base are not described here, since they are not publicly available.

Table 6-3. Oracle 9i RAC Cluster Software Stack
Software Version Description
Oracle RAC 9i Database system
VxVM 3.1.1 VERITAS Volume Manager
Sun Cluster software 3.0 update 1 Cluster platform
Solaris operating environment 8 7/01 Operating environment
Sun Management Center agents 3.0 Agents for managing the cluster with the Sun Management Center software

The Oracle 9i RAC database system allows two or more cluster nodes to simultaneously perform transactions against a single database. These nodes can operate in two modes:

  • Active-active is a type of architecture in which multiple ...

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