Tuning Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Oracle and Oracle RAC performance

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Issue

  • How can I tune my Red Hat Enterprise Linux system for Oracle 10g/11g?
  • High memory consumption on Oracle database system
  • High CPU consumption on Oracle hosts
  • How should I configure swap memory for an Oracle database?
  • Slower than expected IO performance running Oracle on RHEL
  • What is the maximum number of huge pages I should be using per system?
  • Should I disable numa_balancing ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle 9g
  • Oracle 10g
  • Oracle 11g
  • Oracle 12c, 18c, 19c

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