About Trainer

  • 8 years of Oracle DBA experience
  • Oracle Database Certified
  • Working as a Senior Core DBA
  • Sound Technical skills
  • Teaching from 4+ years

About Oracle RAC


Course Pre-requisites:

Lab setup:

  • Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)
  • Oracle 11.x

Training Material:

  • Class PPT’s (Soft copy)
  • Class recordings (Optional)
  • Interview Questions


Unit 1: GRID Architecture

  • Grid Infrastructure Concepts
  • What is Cluster
  • Grid components
  • Clusterware Architecture
  • Clusterware Software , Storage Options
  • Cluster Registry
  • Voting Disk
  • SCAN - Single Client Access Names

Unit 2: ASM Architecture

  • What is ASM & Advantages
  • ASM Architecture
  • Using ASM for Grid components
  • Hardware Requirements
  • Network Requirements
  • Storage Requirements
  • DNS & DHCP Concepts
  • DNS Vs GNS

Unit 3: GRID Installation

  • ORACLE VM Installation and Configuration
  • OEL 5.8 Installation for GRID
  • Server preparation for GRID Installation
  • Network configuration for GRID
  • GRID installation

Unit 4: Clusterware Administration

  • Startup sequence of Clusterware Components
  • Managing Clusterware log files
  • Determining the location of Clusterware configuration files
  • Add, Delete and Migrating Voting Disk
  • Locating OCR Automatic Backups
  • Oracle Local Registry (OLR)
  • Migrating OCR to ASM

Unit 5: Installation of Oracle Database Software on GRID

  • Database software Installation (11gR2) on GRID
  • Creating RAC database using DBCA
  • RAC Database architecture
  • Considering Redo log files & Undo tablespaces for RAC Database
  • RAC Database Initialization parameters

Unit 6: RAC Database Architecture

  • New background process for RAC Database
  • Cache Fusion Architecture
  • Managing database and services using srvctl
  • Managing Clusterware components using crsctl

Unit 7: Administering ASM

  • Administering ASM Instances
  • ASM Initialization Parameters
  • Working with ASM Instance Parameters in SPFILE
  • Using asmcmd and asmca
  • Creating new disk groups using asmca
  • Deleting disk groups and rebalancing using Enterprise Manager

Unit 8: Adding new node to existing cluster

  • New node preparation
  • OS Installation and Configuration, Configuring ssh
  • Executing addnode.sh
  • Verification of new node configuration and services

Unit 9: Backup RAC Database

  • Enabling Archive log mode for RAC Database
  • Instance level Archive logs requirement during recovery
  • Configuring RMAN for RAC database backup
  • Backup RAC database using RMAN
  • Parallel backup using multiple nodes in RAC Environment
  • Parallel recovery parameters

Unit 10: Converting core database to RAC Database

  • Creating core database
  • Converting core database to GRID environment
  • Converting single cluster database as cluster aware database
  • Single cluster - Multiple RAC Databases

Unit 11: TAF (Transparent Application Failover)

  • Creating required services
  • Different TAF setup options
  • Configuring TAF
  • Verifying TAF functionality

Unit 12: Q&A Session

  • Completing all the practicles



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