Recommendation for the Real Application Cluster Interconnect and Jumbo Frames
Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 - Release: 9.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 220.127.116.11 to 11.2
This note covers the current recommendation for the Real Application Cluster Interconnect and Jumbo Frames
Scope and Application
This article points out the issues surrounding Ethernet Jumbo Frame usage for the Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) Interconnect. In Oracle Real Application Clusters, the Cluster Interconnect is designed to run on a dedicated, or stand-alone network. The Interconnect is designed to carry the communication between the nodes in the Cluster needed to check for the Clusters condition and to synchronize the various memory caches used by the database.
Ethernet is a widely used n[……]