About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code OC12CRACADM
Duration 4 Days
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This Oracle Database 12c: RAC Administration training will teach you about Oracle RAC database architecture. Expert Oracle University instructors will deep dive into Global Resources and Cache Fusion.

Learn To:

  • Install Oracle RAC software.
  • Create cluster databases.
  • Administer both administrator and policy-managed Oracle RAC databases.
  • Monitor and address performance issues.
  • Learn about services in a RAC environment as well as highly available connection features including Application Continuity and Transaction Guard.
  • Create and administer a RAC One Node Database.
  • Create and manage multitennant RAC databases.

Benefits to You:

Ensure fast, reliable, secure and easy to manage performance.
Optimize database workloads, lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

Target Audience:

  • Database Administrators
  • Administrator

Prerequisites

  • Oracle Database 12c: Grid Infrastructure Administration
  • Oracle Database 12c: Oracle Automatic Storage Management Administration

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

  • Oracle Database 12c: Clusterware Administration NEW
  • Oracle Database 12c: ASM Administration NEW

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the Oracle Clusterware architecture
  • Describe how Grid Plug and Play affects Clusterware
  • Describe the benefits of Oracle RAC
  • Explain the necessity of global resources
  • Describe global cache coordination
  • Install the Oracle database software
  • Create a cluster database
  • Perform post-database-creation tasks
  • Convert a single-instance Oracle database to RACs
  • Explain the principles and purposes of clusters
  • Define redo log files in a RAC environment
  • Define undo tablespaces in a RAC environment
  • Start and stop RAC databases and instances
  • Modify initialization parameters in a RAC environment
  • Configure the RAC database to use ARCHIVELOG mode and the fast recovery area
  • Configure RMAN for the RAC environment

Outline

Grid Infrastructure Overview and Review

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

RAC Databases Overview & Architecture

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

Installing and Configuring Oracle RAC

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

RAC Databases Overview & Architecture

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

RAC Backup and Recovery

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

RAC Global Resource Management and Cache Fusion

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

RAC Monitoring and Tuning

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

Managing High Availability of Services in a RAC Environment

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

Managing High Availability of Connections

  • Types of Workload Distribution
  • Client-Side Load Balancing
  • Server-Side Load Balancing
  • Runtime Connection Load Balancing and Connection Pools
  • Fast Application Notification
  • The Load Balancing Advisory FAN Event
  • Server-Side Callouts
  • Configuring the Server-Side ONS

Upgrading and Patching RAC

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

Application Continuity

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

Quality of Service Management

  • QOS Management concepts
  • Describe the benefits of using QoS Management
  • QoS Management components
  • QoS Management functionality

RAC One Node

  • RAC One Node Concepts
  • Online database migration
  • Adding Oracle RAC One Node Database to an Existing Cluster
  • Convert an Oracle RAC One Node database to a RAC database
  • Convert an Oracle RAC database to a RAC One Node database
  • Use DBCA to convert a single instance database to a RAC One Node database

Design for High Availability

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