This paper describes the Deployment and Migration strategy along with Best practices when migrating Oracle workloads on VMware on-premises to VMware Cloud on AWS and Stretched Clusters for VMware Cloud on AWS.


This reference architecture covers the following use cases for deployment and migration strategies for moving Oracle workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

  • Deploying Oracle Workloads on VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Oracle Standalone Database
  • Migrating Oracle Workload from VMware on-premises to VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Oracle Standalone Database


This reference architecture is intended for Oracle Database Administrators, Virtualization and Storage Architects involved in planning, architecting, and administering Oracle workloads on VMware SDCC platform with a plan to move to VMware Cloud on AWS.


This paper includes the following terminology.



Oracle Single Instance


Oracle Single-Instance database consists of a set of memory structures, background processes, and physical database files, which serves the database users.

Oracle Automatic Storage Management (Oracle ASM)


Oracle ASM is a volume manager and a file system for Oracle database files that support Single-Instance Oracle Database and Oracle RAC configurations.

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