FlashGrid Cluster
for Oracle RAC on Azure

Engineered Cloud System designed for database high availability
Infrastructure-as-Code deployment with a few mouse clicks
24/7 support for entire infrastructure stack
Endorsed by Microsoft for running Oracle RAC on Azure
FlashGrid Clusterfor Oracle RAC on Azure

Watch the 1-minute intro

FlashGrid Cluster solves the network and storage requirements for running Oracle RAC on Azure, while making it easy to deploy with an ARM template.

Oracle RAC on Azure with FlashGrid – 1-minute introduction
Run your most critical databases on Azure

Run your most critical databases on Azure

Highly available clustered database with 2, 3, or more nodes
Proven Oracle RAC database engine
Multi-AZ for maximum availability
24/7 support with Oracle and Azure expertise
Performance for the most demanding workloads

Performance for the most demanding workloads

CPU from 4 to 208 physical cores per node
Memory up to 11 TB per node
Storage performance up to millions of IOPS
Storage capacity up to 100’s of TB

Have your cluster running in 90 minutes

FlashGrid Launcher lets you create an Oracle RAC cluster in your Azure account with just a few mouse clicks. Save time on configuring the network, storage, OS, and Grid Infrastructure software. The entire cluster configuration process is fully automated and repeatable. Whether you need it for a production deployment, testing, training, or self-education, deploying an Oracle RAC cluster has never been easier.

Oracle RAC on Azure Deployment Demonstration

Tasks automated with FlashGrid Launcher:

Creating cloud infrastructure: VMs, storage, and optionally network
Installing and configuring FlashGrid Cloud Area Network
Installing and configuring FlashGrid Storage Fabric
Installing, configuring, and patching Oracle Grid Infrastructure
Installing and patching Oracle Database software
Creating ASM disk groups

DBA friendly

Familiar tools: RMAN, Data Guard, GoldenGate, OEM
Full control of database features and patching
Standard database patching process
Quick and easy storage expansion
FlashGrid technical support with deep Oracle expertise

Keep it under control

Keep full control of the database software and the OS
Database instances and storage deployed in your cloud account
FlashGrid Inc has no access to the VMs or data

24/7 Support

FlashGrid support team has deep Oracle and Azure IaaS expertise and is ready to help you with the entire infrastructure stack including:

FlashGrid software
Oracle Grid Infrastructure / ASM
Azure VMs, VNet, Premium SSD or local SSD storage
Linux kernel/networking/storage components
Performance optimization and troubleshooting

Simple billing through Microsoft

FlashGrid uses VM images listed in Azure Marketplace. The marketplace software fees are charged by the hour and include FlashGrid software license subscription and 24/7 support. For your convenience Microsoft does billing and payment processing.

To estimate the expected costs please see FlashGrid VM Plans and Pricing. Please note that the prices include Azure VM and FlashGrid software and support only. Licenses and support subscriptions for Oracle Database must be purchased separately.

Try it FREE. Request access to 1 month of free trial

Can I run Oracle RAC on Azure Stack Hub?

Yes. FlashGrid Cluster enables Oracle RAC on Azure Stack Hub virtual machines.

Can a database cluster in the cloud match the performance of an on-premises cluster?

Testing performed at FlashGrid and by our customers demonstrated performance levels matching or exceeding that of high-end on-premises systems. See the Performance Considerations section in the whitepapers for Azure. Our engineers can help you analyze your application performance needs and size the database cluster accordingly – request a demo.

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