The white papers on this page help you to set up SAP systems to use Oracle Real Application Clusters (RACs). They describe all required changes to the Oracle database, Oracle network configuration, Oracle instance parameters, and so on.
Make sure that you also follow all additional steps listed in the SAP installation and upgrade guides for Oracle 10g Release 2 and check all RAC-related SAP notes, starting with SAP note 527843 (SMP login required), which shows release details for each operating system.
New April 2015: This Oracle white paper explains the steps to upgrade an SAP NetWeaver Installation from Oracle RAC 188.8.131.52 to Oracle RAC 184.108.40.206.
Update April 2015: This Oracle white paper describes how to use Oracle Clusterware 11 Release 2 and Clusterware 12 Release 1 to manage SAP critical resources for SAP kernel version 700 and later
Update March 2011: This document explains all the necessary steps to configure an SAP system for Oracle 11g Release 2 Real Application Clusters.
This Oracle white paper describes the installation and configuration of SAP on Oracle RAC 11.2 using Oracle ASM and Oracle ACFS on the platform Microsoft Windows 2008 Release 2.
SAP NetWeaver with Oracle 10g R2 RAC (UNIX & Linux) (PDF 3 MB)
This best practices guide from Oracle covers the configuration of an SAP NetWeaver System for an Oracle 10g R2 Real Application Cluster (RAC) on UNIX or Linux.
SAP NetWeaver with Oracle 10g R2 RAC (Windows 2003) (PDF 2 MB)
This best practices guide from Oracle covers the configuration of an SAP NetWeaver System for an Oracle 10g R2 Real Application Cluster (RAC) on Windows 2003.
Implementation of SAP Applications Using Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture Best Practices (PDF 3.7 MB)
This contains the suggested Oracle 10g Release 2 EE Database Real Application Cluster (RAC) server architecture and implementation of a SAP7.0 Landscape for a large commercial customer on a Dell Linux cluster. The cluster storage is configured using OCFS2 with Oracle Data Guard for disaster recovery and Oracle GRID Control to manage the total landscape.
Providing High Availability for SAP Resources PDF (0.3 MB)
This whitepaper from Oracle details how to use Oracle Clusterware and SAP Replication Services to provide high availability for the SAP enqueue service. Oracle Clusterware is an integrated cluster management solution that enables linking multiple servers so that they function as a single system.
SAP Netweaver 2004s with Oracle 10g R2 RAC (Sun Cluster and QFS for SPARC and X86) (PDF 11 MB)
This is a summary of the installation and patch process of SAP Netweaver 7.0 (2004s) in an Oracle 10g R2 RAC environment, valid for Solaris SPARC and Solaris x86 Systems.