1.1 Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Server Hardware Checklist

Review server hardware requirements for Oracle Grid Infrastructure installation.

Table 1-1 Server Hardware Checklist for Oracle Grid Infrastructure

Check Task
Server make and architecture Confirm that server makes, models, core architecture, and host bus adaptors (HBA) are supported to run with Oracle Grid Infrastructure and Oracle RAC.
Server Display Cards At least 1024 x 768 display resolution for Oracle Universal Installer. Confirm display monitor.
Minimum Random Access Memory (RAM)

At least 4 GB RAM for Oracle Grid Infrastructure installations, including installations where you plan to install Oracle RAC.

Virtual Memory configuration Oracle recommends that you set the paging file size to match the amount of RAM available on the server, up to a maximum of 16 GB
Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Configuration
  • IPMI cards installed and configured, with IPMI administrator account information available to the person running the installation.

  • Ensure baseboard management controller (BMC) interfaces are configured, and have an administration account user name and password to provide when prompted during installation.