Technical white paper

HPE 3PAR StoreServ 20800, Oracle RAC stretched cluster with Peer Persistence

Executive summary

Oracle databases are at the heart of enterprise environments. For online transaction processing (OLTP), the Oracle DB must deliver reliable performance and must provide mission-critical availability. SAN storage performance and availability are critical components for this offering. For Oracle DB environments, HPE 3PAR StoreServ 20800 offers extreme OLTP performance with mission-critical availability and tier-1 data services. This reference architecture demonstrates performance, high-availability, and lower TCO for Oracle environments, both traditional and private cloud, with the all-new HPE 3PAR StoreServ 20800 array.

Target audience

This white paper is intended for Hewlett Packard Enterprise customers and channel partners, Oracle DB administrators, and presales as well as solution architects seeking an SAN storage solution that delivers reliable performance and mission-critical availability for their Oracle database. A familiarity with Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) concepts is assumed.
This white paper describes testing performed on HPE 3PAR InForm OS 3.2.2 MU1 during 2015.