Database High Availability Simplified

SkyCluster for Azure

SkyCluster is an engineered cloud system designed for database high availability. SkyCluster comes as a fully integrated Infrastructure-as-Code template that you can customize and deploy to your IaaS cloud account with a few mouse clicks. 24/7 support with deep database and IaaS cloud expertise ensures smooth database operation during the entire life of your applications.

Run your most critical databases in Azure

  • Highly available clustered database with 2, 3, or more nodes
  • Proven Oracle RAC database engine
  • Multi-AZ for maximum availability
  • Repeatable Infrastructure-as-Code deployment
  • Performance optimized for the most demanding workloads
  • 24/7 support

Right-size at the start. Resize as needed. No downtime.

  • CPU from 4 to 64 cores per node
  • Memory up to 4 TB per node
  • Storage performance up to 140K IOPS (read/write)
  • Storage capacity up to 100’s of TB

Have your cluster running in 90 minutes

SkyCluster Launcher lets you create an Oracle RAC cluster in your Azure account with just a few mouse clicks. Save time on configuring the network, storage, OS, and Grid Infrastructure software. The entire cluster configuration process is fully automated and repeatable. Whether you need it for a production deployment, testing, training, or self-education, deploying an Oracle RAC cluster has never been easier.

Tasks automated with SkyCluster Launcher:

  • Creating cloud infrastructure: VMs, storage, and optionally network
  • Installing and configuring FlashGrid Cloud Area Network
  • Installing and configuring FlashGrid Storage Fabric
  • Installing, configuring, and patching Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Installing and patching Oracle Database software
  • Creating ASM disk groups

Simple billing through Microsoft

SkyCluster uses VM images listed in Azure Marketplace. The marketplace software fees are charged by the hour and include FlashGrid software license subscription and 24/7 support. For your convenience Microsoft does billing and payment processing.


To estimate the expected costs please see FlashGrid SkyCluster VM Plans and Pricing. Please note that the prices include Azure VM and FlashGrid software and support only. Licenses and support subscriptions for Oracle Database and Oracle Linux / Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be purchased separately.


Try it FREE. Request access to 1 month of free trial.

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Launch SkyCluster in your Azure account today

Need a cluster with 4+ nodes? Send us a support request. We will create a configuration optimized for your environment.


For more information see:

SkyCluster Deployment Guide for Oracle RAC on Azure

Oracle RAC on Microsoft Azure Deployment Demonstration