Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware & RAC Admin Accelerated Ed 2




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    The Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware & RAC Admin Accelerated Ed 2 training course offers you a detailed learning an overview of two courses i.e. Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware Administration training course and Oracle Database 12c R2: RAC Administration course. Upon Completing Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware & RAC Admin Accelerated Ed 2 training program, IT professionals will be able to create applications that are highly available using Oracle Clusterware and RAC. You will also get insights and get skilled in installing, configuring, troubleshooting and managing Oracle Clusterware and Oracle RAC Software. You will be equipped to optimize database workloads, to lower the IT revenue and in turn deliver a higher quality of service.


    Introduction to Grid Infrastructure

    • Clusterware Characteristics
    • What is a Cluster?
    • What is a Flex Cluster?
    • Oracle Clusterware
    • Shared Storage Overview
    • Hardware and Software Concepts (High level)

    Oracle Clusterware Architecture

    • Configuring shared GNS
    • Shared GNS Background and Architecture
    • Clusterware Process Architecture
    • Cluster Storage Requirements
    • Clusterware Initialization and OHASD
    • Moving GNS to Another Cluster
    • Location Independent Names, Addresses and Name Resolution (GNS, SCAN, VIP..)
    • Migrating to shared GNS

    Flex Cluster Architecture

    • Flex Cluster Architecture
    • Configuring Flex Cluster
    • Flex Clusters and Node Failure

    Grid Infrastructure Pre-Installation Tasks

    • Shared Storage for Oracle Clusterware
    • Groups and Users
    • Shell Settings
    • Redundant Interconnect Usage
    • Kernel Requirements
    • Checking System Requirements
    • Single Client Access Name for the Cluster
    • Oracle Validated Configuration

    Installing Grid Infrastructure

    • Verifying the Oracle Clusterware Installation
    • Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure
    • Installing Flex Cluster

    Managing Cluster Nodes

    • Removing a Node from the Cluster
    • Prerequisites for Running
    • Adding a Node with
    • Adding Oracle Clusterware Homes
    • Configuring the node role

    Traditional Clusterware Management

    • Network Administration
    • Administering the Voting Disk file
    • Clusterware Admin Tools Review
    • Administering the Oracle Cluster Registry Disk file
    • Oracle Clusterware startup and shutdown
    • What-If Command Evaluation

    Policy-Based Cluster Management

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

    Patching Grid Infrastructure

    • Rolling Patches
    • OPatch Overview
    • Types of Patches
    • Obtaining Oracle Clusterware Patches
    • Installing a Rolling Patch with OPatch
    • OPatch Automation
    • Out-of-Place Oracle Clusterware Upgrade
    • Installing a Rolling Patchset with OUI

    Troubleshooting Oracle Clusterware

    • Component level checks - cluvfy with -comp
    • Troubleshooting Node Evictions
    • Log files and Diagnostic Collection
    • The column Utility
    • Cluster Health Monitor Enhancements Overview
    • Resource Debugging - Java Tools and Dynamic Debugging
    • Diagnostic Framework Support for CRS

    Making Applications Highly Available

    • Server Pools
    • ONS and FAN overviews
    • Overview of Using Oracle Clusterware to Enable HA
    • Creating an Application VIP
    • Overall flow diagram of HA lifecycle (crs_profile, crs_register, crs_start….)
    • Resource Management Options
    • Clusterware Resource Modeling
    • Oracle Clusterware HA Components

    RAC Databases Overview & Architecture

    • RAC and Flex ASM
    • Cluster-Aware Storage Solutions
    • Scaleup and Speedup
    • Overview of Oracle RAC
    • Global Resources
    • Benefits of Using RAC
    • RAC One Node
    • I/O Throughput Balanced

    Installing and Configuring Oracle RAC

    • Installing the Oracle Database Software
    • Installation options
    • Single Instance to RAC Conversion
    • Creating the Cluster Database
    • Post-installation Tasks
    • Cleaning Up Unsuccessful Installs

    Oracle RAC Administration

    • Undo Tablespaces
    • Use Enterprise Manager Cluster Database Pages
    • RAC Alerts
    • Parameters and RAC - SPFILE, Identical and Unique Parameters
    • Session management on RAC instances
    • Redo Threads
    • Instance Startup, Shutdown and Quiesce
    • RAC Metrics

    RAC Backup and Recovery

    • Instance Failure And Recovery In RAC - LMON and SMON
    • RMAN Admin For RAC: Channels, Instances, Backup Distribution
    • Redo Threads and Archive Log Configurations and Admin
    • RMAN Restore And Recovery RAC Considerations
    • RAC and the Fast Recovery Area
    • RMAN Configuration
    • Parameter Settings Affecting Parallel Recovery and MTTR

    RAC Global Resource Management and Cache Fusion

    • Buffer cache fusion
    • Accessing single blocks in RAC
    • Row cache management
    • Library Cache Management
    • Multi-block read considerations in RAC
    • Globally Managed Resources and Management
    • Buffer Cache Management Requirements
    • Undo and read consistency considerations in RAC

    RAC Monitoring and Tuning

    • Common RAC Tuning
    • RAC specific V$ Views
    • Wait for Events for RAC
    • OCPU and Wait Time Latencies
    • Session and System Statistics
    • Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor for RAC

    Managing High Availability of Services in a RAC Environment

    • Services for Policy - and Administrator-Managed Databases
    • Creating Services
    • Oracle Services
    • Services and Transparent Application Failover
    • Use Services with Client Applications
    • Managing Services
    • Services and Connection Load Balancing
    • Services and the Resource Manager

    Upgrading and Patching RAC

    • Planning and Preparing for Upgrade
    • Performing Out of Place Release Install or Upgrade
    • Merge Patches
    • Overview of Upgrades and Patching
    • PSU, CPU and Interim Patches
    • Post Upgrade Tasks
    • Performing Out of Place Database Upgrades
    • Release and Patch Set Upgrades

    Application Continuity

    • AC Architecture
    • Side Effects
    • Restrictions
    • Benefits of AC
    • What problem does it solve?
    • What is AC?
    • Application requirements
    • How AC works

    Design for High Availability

    • Database High Availability Best Practices
    • Hardware Assisted Resilient Data
    • RAC and Data Guard
    • Maximum Availability Architecture
    • Oracle’s Solution to Down Time
    • RAID Configuration for High Availability
    • Fast-Start Failover
    • Causes of Planned and Unplanned Down Time

    Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service Overview

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


    • Administrator
    • Database Administrators
    • Support Engineer
    • Technical Consultant


    • Oracle Database 12c R2: ASM Administration Ed 2
    • Working knowledge of Oracle Database 11g: Release 2 on Linux Operating System
    • Working knowledge of Oracle Clusterware, ASM & RAC on Linux



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