Oracle 18c/19c: Running a “read-only-Oracle-home” on a read-only-filesystem

In Oracle 18c Oracle introduced a new feature, called “read-only-Oracle-Home”. By configuring an Oracle-Home-directory of your RDBMS-installation as “read-only”, Oracle will place all the configuration files like spfile etc. outside the directory tree of your $ORACLE_HOME and will basically move them to “$ORACLE_BASE/dbs” and “$ORACLE_BASE/homes”. But if the software is “read-only”, can we place the…

By Markus Flechtner 2019-08-03 Off