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DB Certified with EBS 12.1.3 on Linux on IBM System z

John Abraham

IBM logoOracle Database 12c Release 1 ( is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 (12.1.3) on the following Linux on IBM System z operating systems as a 'database tier only' platform:

Release 12.1 (12.1.3 or higher):

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 5 (64-bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 6 (64-bit)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) version 11 (64-bit)

This is a 'database tier only' or 'split tier configuration' certification where the application tier must be on a fully certified E-Business Suite platform (see My Oracle Support Certifications for more information). IBM's z systems fully support a mixed platform architecture with distributed Unix and Linux certified application tier servers for customers looking to run Oracle E-Business Suite on System z.
This announcement includes:

  • Oracle Database 12cR1 version
  • Oracle Database 12cR1 version Real Application Clusters (RAC)
  • Oracle Database 12cR1 Version Database In-Memory Option
  • Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Column Encryption using Oracle Database 12cR1 version
  • Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Tablespace Encryption using Oracle Database 12cR1 version
  • Advanced Security Option (ASO)/Advanced Networking Option (ANO) with Oracle Database 12cR1 version
  • Export/Import Process for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.0 or 12.1 with Oracle Database 12cR1 version

The following are not yet certified and will be announced on a later date once completed.

  • Oracle Multitenant 12cR1 version
  • Oracle Database Vault 12cR1 version
  • Transportable Database Data Migration Processes


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Comments ( 4 )
  • guest Monday, July 13, 2015

    I am trying to setup an older version of Oracle E-business 12.0.6 Linux 32 bit on a server for a project because the customer has this version. However, I cannot seem to find which version of Linux 32 bit is supported by Oracle E-business 12.0.6. Any help is appreciated.

  • John Abraham Friday, July 24, 2015

    hello guest -

    Please review the 12.0 Installation and Upgrade Notes for Linux x86 (MOS Note 402310.1) for a list of certified OSes and other requirements.



  • Jeff Wednesday, September 16, 2015

    Do you have any time frames for certifying EBS 12.1.3 with database 12.1.02 on Windows?

  • Peter P. Shih Wednesday, September 16, 2015

    This certification is currently in progress. Oracle Revenue Recognition policies prohibit us from disclosing dates for unreleased product certifications.

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