Oracle Database 12c: High Availability New Features




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    Course Information

    This Oracle Database 12c: High Availability New Features Training is a three-day course that helps participants explore the new features of Oracle Database 12c high availability that are imbibed in the Oracle Grid Infrastructure. These new features include:

    • Clusterware
    • Automatic Storage Management [ASM] and Cloud FS
    • Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
    • Oracle Data Guard
    • Oracle Global Data Services

    This course will also introduce participants to Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service. Completion of this training course will enable candidates to:

    • Configure and administer the Oracle Database 12c high availability new features
    • Describe the new features contained in Oracle Data Guard.
    • Describe Oracle Global Data Services (GDS).
    • Gain an understanding of the Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service.

    Course Benefits:

    This Oracle Database 12c High Availability training will help participants to practice Oracle’s new clustering technologies through valuable experience with hands-on demos and labs. 


    1. Introduction

    • Course Overview & Objectives

    2. Flex Clusters
    • Flex Cluster Architecture
    • Configure Flex Clusters
    • Install Flex Clusters with OUI
    • Flex Clusters and Node Failure

    3. Policy-Based Cluster Management

    • Policy-Based Cluster Management Overview
    • Server Categorization & Policy Set

    4. What-If Command Evaluation

    • Supported Events
    • Perform What-If Command Evaluation with SRVCTL
    • Evaluate Failure Consequences with SRVCTL
    • Perform What-If Command Evaluation on Application Resources with CRSCTL
    • Format the Output for What-If Command Evaluation on Oracle Clusterware Resources

    5. Other Clusterware New Features

    • Shared GNS Background and Architecture
    • Configure & Migrate to shared GNS
    • Move GNS to Another Cluster
    • Overview of Cluster Health Monitor Enhancements
    • Cluster Health Monitor Services
    • Manage Cluster Health Monitor

    6. Flex ASM

    • Flex ASM Architecture
    • Overview & Background
    • ASM Deployment Alternatives
    • Configure & Manage Flex ASM
    • Relocate an ASM Client

    7. Other ASM New Features

    • Fast Mirror Resync Enhancements
    • Rebalance Enhancements
    • Proactively Validate Data Integrity
    • ASM-Based Password Files
    • Bulk File Ownership Changes
    • ASM File Access Control Available on Windows
    • Change ASM Privileges on Open Files

    8. Cloud FS New Features

    • Introduction to Oracle Cloud File System
    • Overview of High Availability NFS
    • Cloud FS Auditing: Overview
    • Cloud FS Plug-in Infrastructure: Overview
    • Generic API for Cloud FS Tagging
    • Use Cloud FS Replication in Conjunction with Cloud FS Security and Encryption

    9. Application Continuity

    • Overview & Benefits of AC
    • Problems solved through AC
    • Working of AC
    • Architecture of AC
    • Application requirements
    • Side Effects & Restrictions

    10. RAC New Features

    • RAC and Flex ASM
    • RAC and Pluggable Database
    • RAC and Application Continuity
    • RAC and What-If Command Evaluation
    • RAC and Policy-Based Cluster Management
    • Oracle home user support for RAC on Windows
    • Valid node checking for listener registration on RAC deployments

    11. Data Guard New Features

    • Enhancements in Far Sync Standby and Data Guard Transport
    • Active Data Guard Enhancements
    • Database Rolling Upgrades
    • Data Guard Broker Enhancements
    • Other Data Guard Enhancements

    12. Global Data Services

    • Logical components
    • Physical components
    • Global Service Overview
    • Global Service Attributes & RAC
    • Global Connection Load Balancing
    • Global Services and Data Guard Broker

    13. Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service Overview

    • Introduction to Exadata Cloud Service
    • Service Configuration & Connection Options
    • Architecture & Availability
    • Management Responsibilities
    • Simple Web-Based Provisioning & Management
    • Storage Configuration & Management Details
    • Migrating to Exadata Cloud Service
    • REST APIs


    The Oracle Database 12c High Availability Training Course is ideal for working with the profiles of:

    • Support Engineer
    • Database Administrators
    • Sales Consultants
    • Technical Administrator
    • Administrator
    • Data Warehouse Administrator


    Working knowledge of Oracle Database 11g: Release 2, including Clusterware, ASM and RAC


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