rac questions


what does rac do?

asked January 23, 2013

1 Answer


Oracle RAC is the Real Application Clusters a product that allows a database to be installed across multiple servers. According to Oracle, RAC’s shared disk method of clustering databases: increases scalabilitybecause servers can easily be added or subtracted to meet current needs, lowers costs because companies don’t have to buy high-end servers, and improves availability because if one server fails, another can assume its workload.