Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) is an option for Oracle Databases. It is a cluster database with a shared cache architecture that increases scalability and availability. Oracle RAC support is included in the Oracle Database Standard Edition and is an extra cost option for Enterprise Edition.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC). Oracle RAC allows multiple computers to run Oracle RDBMS software simultaneously while accessing a single database, thus providing a clustered database.

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