Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters Part 1


Course Description


This Oracle online training course, Part 1 of a two-part series explains Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters (RAC). This course provides a detailed look at installing and configuring Oracle’s RAC environment. Topics covered in part 1 include system requirements, installation, troubleshooting, utilities, Grid infrastructure and architecture.


Once you have completed Oracle 11g R2Real Application Clusters Part 1 the next course in this series is Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters Part 2. Presented in the Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters Part 2 course is advanced topics including how to administer the RAC environment, adding and deleting nodes from your RAC and configuring for high availability.   Click here to learn more about Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters Part 2.


In This Course You Will Learn How To:

  • Install the Grid Infrastructure Software
  • Identify the use of the voting disk
  • Install ASM for RAC
  • Backup your RAC database




You need to have experience or have taken the following Courses:

  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration I Part 1
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration I Part 2
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration II Part 1
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration II Part 2




Module 00: Course Introduction


Module 01: Real Application Cluster Overview

  • What is Real Application Clusters
  • Why use RAC
  • What are RAC requirements


Module 02: RAC System Requirements

  • System Requirements
  • Oracle Requirements
  • Host Requirements


Module 03: Establish User Equivalence

  • Define User Equivalence
  • Establish SSH
  • What is SSH used for?


Module 04: Install Grid Infrastructure Software

  • Define CRS requirements
  • Install CRS
  • Identify CRS components
  • Lab Exercise: Configure ASM


Module 05: Identify Voting Disk and OCR

  • Define the Voting Disk
  • Define the OCR
  • Voting Disk and OCR locations


Module 06: Install ASM and Configure Grid Infrastructure Software

  • Define ASM RAC needs
  • Install ASM for RAC
  • Create ASM Database
  • Configure Grid Infrastructure Software
  • Lab Exercise: Install Grid Infrastructure


Module 07:   Install the Database

  • Install the database software
  • Create the RAC database
  • Identify RAC database specific components
  • Lab Exercise: Install the Database Software


Module 08: Creating the Database

  • Identify DBCA
  • Use DBCA to create a RAC database
  • Lab Exercise: Create Additional Disk Groups
  • Lab Exercise: Create the Cluster Database


Module 09: RAC Listener

  • Define the RAC listener
  • Create the RAC Listener
  • Start the RAC listener


Module 10: Use SRVCTL

  • Identify the uses of SRVCTL
  • SRVCTL commands
  • Stop and Stop RAC components with SRVCTL
  • Lab Exercise: Use SRVCTL


Module 11: RAC components

  • Identify RAC components
  • Start RAC components
  • Stop RAC components


Module 12: Backup RAC

  • Identify RAC backup needs
  • Configure RAC Backups with RMAN
  • Identify RAC channels with RMAN
  • Lab Exercise: Backup RAC


Module 13: Tuning RAC

  • Identify RAC performance tuning needs
  • Tune the RAC environment
  • Identify RAC specific tuning parameters


Module 14: Identify the RAC Services

  • Identify the location of the RAC software
  • Identify Grid Infrastructure Services


Module 15: Configure TAF

  • What is Transaction Application Failover
  • Configure Transaction Application Failover
  • Define the different TAF components


Module 16: RAC Diagnostics

  • Identifying potential RAC problems
  • Diagnosing RAC issues
  • Correcting RAC problems


Module 17: RAC and Grid

  • Using RAC with GRID
  • Using RAC with Enterprise Manager
  • Deploying RAC with GRID


Module 18: Shared Devices

  • Establishing Shared devices with RAC
  • RAC and the init.ora file
  • RAC and ASM files


Module 19: RAC and Tools

  • Using RAC and ADDM
  • Using RAC and AWR
  • Using RAC with Memory Advisors
  • Lab Exercise: RAC Tools


Module 20: RAC Utilities

  • RAC and cluster verify utility
  • RAC Availability
  • Post Installation tips with RAC


Module 21: RAC Architecture

  • Use CRSCTL
  • Cache Fusion