Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration Release 2 NEW

Duration : 4 Days (32 Hours)

Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration Release 2 NEW Course Overview:

The “Oracle Database 11g RAC Administration Release 2” course is a comprehensive and hands-on program covering various aspects of Oracle Database 11g RAC Administration and troubleshooting. It equips participants with skills to install, configure, manage, and maintain Oracle Database 11g RAC for large-scale implementations while adhering to recommended best practices. Topics encompass Oracle RAC fundamentals, backup and recovery, clustering technology, administration of Oracle Data Guard, high availability, security, scalability, troubleshooting, optimization, and performance management. By course completion, participants will possess the knowledge and confidence to proficiently handle Oracle Database 11g RAC Administration and troubleshooting tasks, enabling them to ensure high availability and scalability in diverse business environments.

Intended Audience:

  • Administrators and System Architects
  • Database Architects
  • Professionals responsible for Oracle Database 11g RAC environments
  • Technical Decision Makers
  • IT Professionals from various industries
  • Experienced Oracle Database Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Developer Database Administrators and Architects

Learning Objectives of Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration Release 2 NEW:

1. Participants will learn the fundamentals of the Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) architecture.
2. Understand how the Oracle Clusterware, Oracle Server, and Oracle RAC components work together.
3. Gain best practices for administering and monitoring Oracle RAC databases.
4. Manage Grid Infrastructure resources, network components and components of Oracle Grid Infrastructure.
5. Configure and utilize Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) for automatic management of the Oracle RAC environment.
6. Develop scripts for monitoring the Oracle RAC environment, for configuring Oracle Clusterware components and for administering Oracle RAC databases.
7. Create and restore Oracle RAC backups.
8. Implement ASM Disk Groups, Oracle Restart and shared server services.
9. Design, implement and use Oracle Real Application Failover (RAF).
10. Understand the concepts of load balancing and failover with Oracle RAC connections.

 Module 1: Grid Infrastructure: Overview

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • What Is a Cluster?
  • What Is Clusterware?
  • Oracle Clusterware
  • Oracle Clusterware Architecture and Services
  • Goals for Oracle Clusterware
  • Oracle Clusterware Networking
  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Cluster

 Module 2: RAC Concepts

  • Overview of Oracle RAC
  • RAC One Node Single-Instance High Availability
  • Oracle RAC One Node
  • Oracle RAC One Node and Oracle Clusterware
  • Cluster-Aware Storage Solutions
  • Oracle Cluster File System
  • Benefits of Using RAC
  • Clusters and Scalability

 Module 3: Installing and Configuring Oracle RAC

  • Installing the Oracle Database Software
  • Creating the Cluster Database
  • Database Type Selection
  • Database Identification
  • Cluster Database Management Options
  • Passwords for Database Schema Owners
  • Database File Locations
  • Recovery Configuration

 Module 4: Oracle RAC Administration

  • Oracle RAC Administration
  • Cluster Database Instance Home Page
  • Cluster Home Page
  • Configuration Section
  • Topology Viewer
  • Enterprise Manager Alerts and RAC
  • Enterprise Manager Metrics and RAC
  • Enterprise Manager Alert History and RAC

 Module 5: Managing Backup and Recovery for RAC

  • RAC and Instance Recovery
  • Instance Recovery and Database Availability
  • Instance Recovery and RAC
  • Protecting Against Media Failure
  • Media Recovery in Oracle RAC
  • Parallel Recovery in RAC
  • Archived Log File Configurations
  • RAC and the Fast Recovery Area

 Module 6: Global Resource Management Concepts

  • Need for Global Concurrency Control
  • Global Resource Directory (GRD)
  • Global Resource Management
  • Global Resource Remastering
  • Global Resource Recovery
  • Global Resource Background Processes
  • Global Resource Access Coordination
  • Global Enqueues

 Module 7: RAC Database Monitoring and Tuning

  • CPU and Wait Time Tuning Dimensions
  • RAC-Specific Tuning
  • Analyzing Cache Fusion Impact in RAC
  • Typical Latencies for RAC Operations
  • Wait Events for RAC
  • Wait Event Views
  • Global Cache Wait Events: Overview
  • Global Enqueue Waits

 Module 8: Managing High Availability of Services

  • Oracle Services
  • Services for Policy- and Administrator-Managed Databases
  • Default Service Connections
  • Creating Service with Enterprise Manager
  • Creating Services with SRVCTL
  • Managing Services with Enterprise Manager
  • Managing Services with EM
  • Managing Services with srvctl

 Module 9: High Availability of Connections

  • Types of Workload Distribution
  • Client-Side Connect-Time Load Balancing
  • Client-Side Connect-Time Failover
  • Server-Side Connect-Time Load Balancing
  • Fast Application Notification: Overview
  • Fast Application Notification: Benefits
  • FAN-Supported Event Types
  • FAN Event Status

 Module 10: Upgrading and Patching Oracle RAC

  • Types of Patches
  • Patch Properties
  • Configuring the Software Library
  • Setting Up Patching
  • Obtaining Oracle RAC Patches
  • Downloading Patches
  • Reduced Down-Time Patching for Cluster Environments
  • Rolling Patches

 Module 11: Oracle RAC One Node

  • Verifying an Existing RAC One Node Database
  • Oracle RAC One Node Online Migration
  • Online Migration Considerations
  • Performing an Online Migration
  • Online Migration Illustration
  • Online Maintenance: Rolling Patches
  • Adding an Oracle RAC One Node Database to an Existing Cluster
  • Converting a RAC One Node Database to RAC

 Module 12: Quality of Service Management

  • QoS Management Background
  • QoS Management Overview
  • QoS Management and Exadata Database Machine
  • QoS Management Focus
  • QoS Management Benefits
  • QoS Management Functional Overview
  • QoS Management Policy Sets
  • Server Pools

 Module 13: Design for High Availability

  • Causes of Unplanned Down Time
  • Causes of Planned Down Time
  • Oracle’s Solution to Down Time
  • RAC and Data Guard Complementarity
  • Maximum Availability Architecture
  • RAC and Data Guard Topologies
  • RAC and Data Guard Architecture
  • Data Guard Broker (DGB) and Oracle Clusterware (OC) Integration

Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration Release 2 NEW Course Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for the Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration Release 2 NEW Training course. However, it is recommended that students have knowledge of the fundamentals of Linux operating system, basic Database Administration and Oracle Clusterware.

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