First Solaris-Based Cluster File System For Oracle9i Real Application

By Wayne Kawamoto (Send Email)
Posted Aug 7, 2002


VERITAS Software announced the availability of VERITAS Database Edition/Advanced Cluster for Oracle9i Real Application Clusters, which is designed to deliver a cluster management solution for Oracle9i Real Application Clusters, as well as be the industry's first cluster file system supporting Oracle9i Database on the Solaris operating system. By allowing a clustered system running Oracle9i Database to operate as a unified database, VERITAS Database Edition/Advanced Cluster promises to reduce database and storage administration costs, shorten data recovery time, and simplify the implementation of clustered Oracle environments.

According to the company, VERITAS Database Edition for Oracle9i Real Application Clusters combines VERITAS Software's core storage management technologies with high availability products, optimized for the Oracle9i Real Application Clusters environment. By allowing a clustered system running Oracle9i Database to operate as one unified database, sharing data and workload, VERITAS Database Edition/Advanced Cluster should not only reduces database and storage administration costs, but also shorten data recovery time and simplify the implementation of clustered Oracle environments.

Certified to work with Oracle, VERITAS Database Edition/Advanced Cluster for Oracle9i Real Application Clusters integrates VERITAS Software's clustering, file system and volume management technologies. This solution works with Oracle 9i Real Application Clusters to deliver better manageability and high levels of availability for companies operating clustered database environments.

"Oracle is pleased that VERITAS Software has made a Solaris-based clustering solution available for Oracle9i Real Application Clusters," said Doug Kennedy, vice president, Platform Alliances, Platform Technologies Division, Oracle Corporation. "Oracle has worked with VERITAS Software to certify its clustering bundle so that customers have a proven choice in the underlying clusterware."

Pricing and Availability
VERITAS Database Edition/Advanced Cluster for Oracle9i Real Application Cluster will be available this month. Pricing begins at $11,395 USD and varies depending upon server configuration. For more information, please visit the company's web site at www.veritas.com.

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