About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code OC12CCLUADM
Duration 4 Days
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This Oracle Database 12c: Clusterware Administration training will explore general cluster concepts and Oracle Clusterware architecture. Work with expert Oracle University instructors through interactive instruction and hands-on exercises to reinforce your learning.

Learn To:

  • Perform Grid Infrastructure pre-installation tasks.
  • Install both Standard and Flex clusters.
  • Add and remove nodes from a cluster in addition to upgrading and patching existing Grid Homes.
  • Manage and administer both Standard Clusters and Policy-Managed Clusters.
  • Use Oracle Clusterware to make applications highly available.
Target Audience:

  • Administrator
  • Database Administrators

Prerequisites

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

Delegates will learn how to

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

  • Understand Flex Clusters architecture and components
  • Understand effect of node failure in Flex Clusters
  • Understand the scope and capabilities of what-if command evaluation
  • Perform the different types of what-if command evaluation
  • Install Grid Infrastructure for Standard and Flex clusters
  • Verify the installation
  • Configure ASM disk groups
  • Perform the prerequisite steps for extending a cluster
  • Add a Leaf node and a Hub node to a Flex cluster
  • Delete a node from a cluster
  • Explain the principles and purposes of clusters
  • Describe Cluster hardware best practices
  • Describe the Oracle Clusterware architecture
  • Describe Clusterware architecture
  • Install and configure Flex Clusters
  • Understand effect of node failure in Flex Clusters

Outline

Introduction to Grid Infrastructure

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

Oracle Clusterware Architecture

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

Flex Cluster Architecture

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

Grid Infrastructure Pre-Installation Tasks

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

Installing Grid Infrastructure

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

Managing Cluster Nodes

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

Traditional Clusterware Management

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

Policy-Based Cluster Management

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

Patching Grid Infrastructure

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

Troubleshooting Oracle Clusterware

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

Making Applications Highly Available

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