This guide describes how to deploy Dell EMC Ready Solutions for Oracle including the Dell EMC Data Domain backup appliance and Dell EMC XtremIO purpose-built all-flash storage. It provides a brief overview of the solution architecture and design, which includes the network, compute, and storage design, as well as the virtualization and database consolidation. It also provides implementation and deployment steps for the major components of this Ready Solution.
Before reading this deployment guide, read the Ready Solutions for Oracle with Data Protection Validation Guide, paying particular attention to
This guide assumes that personnel who deploythe solution hardware have general knowledge of Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, Dell EMC XtremIO X2, and the Dell EMC Data Domain backup appliance. It also assumes knowledge of Fibre Channel network host bus adapters (HBAs), cables, and switches, and Ethernet network cards, cables, and switches. This guide also assumes that personnel who deploy the software stack have a working knowledge of VMware software, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and Oracle database systems. Chapter 9 References provides links to the related documentation.
This document addresses the deployment steps that are specific to this Ready Solutions for Oracle with XtremIO X2, instead of a general-purpose deployment of the hardware and software stacks.