Oracle Database 12c Release 1 is now supported on Linux on IBM® System z®. This platform offers many advantages to customers who rely upon the IBM mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the System z hardware and in IBM z/VM®, making it a robust industrial strength version of Linux. This provides an excellent platform for hosting Oracle solutions that run in an enterprise.
This IBM Redbooks® publication shares experiences that are gained while installing and testing Oracle Database 12c Release 1:
The audience for this publication includes database consultants, installers, administrators, and system programmers. This publication is not meant to replace Oracle documentation, but to supplement it with our experiences while installing and using Oracle products.
Chapter 1. What is new with Oracle on Linux on IBM System z
Chapter 2. Setting up Linux guests to install Oracle Database 12c
Chapter 3. Installing an Oracle Grid Infrastructure
Chapter 4. Installing Oracle Database 12c Oracle Real Application Clusters and creating a multitenant database
Chapter 5. Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Agent to manage Oracle Database 12c Release 1
Chapter 6. Installation and initial tuning of Oracle WebLogic Server 12c on Linux on System z
Chapter 7. Upgrading Oracle Database 11gR2 to a Oracle Database 12c on Linux on System z
Chapter 8. Upgrading a Oracle Real Application Cluster 188.8.131.52 database to version 12c R1
Chapter 9. Performance management topics for IBM z/VM, Linux, and Oracle on IBM System z
Appendix A. Details about the new IBM System z