Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters Part 2

 

Course Description

 

This Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters (RAC) online training course, Part 2 of a two-part series, discusses RAC components, nodes, diagnosing issues, RAC and DataGuard, RAC and Data Broker, ASM, node management and removing RAC. Advanced topics include how to administer the RAC environment, and how to implement RAC in a virtual environment.

 

In This Course You Will Learn How To:

  • Add and delete nodes to RAC
  • Reduce RAC components
  • Diagnose RAC issues
  • Identify and create parameter files
  • Describe RAC and DataGuard Configurations
  • Configure DataGuard and Data Broker
  • Configure RAC and ASM
  • Configure a VMWare environment
  • Remove RAC

 

Prerequisites

 

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

  • Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters Part 1
  • 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

 

 

 

Outline

 

Module 00: Oracle 11g R2 Real Application Clusters Part 2 - Course Introduction

 

Module 01: SRVCTL

  • Using SRVCTL to Identify Node Status
  • Using SRVCTL to Start/Stop Node Components
  • Using SRVCTL to Start/Stop the Listeners
  • Lab Exercise: Using Srvctl

 

Module 02: Lab Exercise Demo Review: Using Srvctl

 

Module 03: RAC Performance

  • Identifying RAC Performance Needs
  • Determining the Cause of Poor Performance with RAC
  • Determining if Additional Nodes are Required
  • Lab Exercise: RAC and AWR/ADDM

 

Module 04: Lab Exercise Demo Review: RAC and AWR/ADDM

 

Module 05: Adding Nodes

  • Extending your RAC with Command Line Utilities
  • Extending your RAC using GRID
  • Extending your RAC with Enterprise Manager

 

Module 06: Reducing RAC Components

  • Determining Reasons to Reduce the RAC
  • Removing a RAC node
  • Removing RAC with Enterprise Manager
  • Removing RAC with GRID
  • Lab Exercise: Reducing RAC Components
  • Lab Exercise: Extending Database Software to New Nodes
  • Lab Exercise: Extending the Database Instance

 

Module 07: Lab Exercise Demo Review: Reducing RAC Components

 

Module 08: Lab Exercise Demo Review: Extending Database Software to New Nodes

 

Module 09: Lab Exercise Demo Review: Extending the Database Instance

 

Module 10: Diagnosing RAC Issues

  • Understanding the CRS Log Files
  • Understanding the Directory Architecture
  • Reviewing the RAC Dictionary Views
  • Lab Exercise: RAC Diagnosis

 

Module 11: Lab Exercise Demo Review: RAC Diagnosis

 

Module 12: RAC Parameter Files

  • Identifying RAC Specific Parameters
  • Create a Common Parameter File
  • Create a Separate Parameter File
  • Quiz: RAC Parameter Files

 

Module 13: RAC and High Availability

  • Define the High Availability Architecture (HAA)
  • Identify the DataGuard Components
  • Define Uses for HAA

 

Module 14: RAC and DataGuard

  • Describe RAC and DataGuard Configurations
  • DataGuard and Maximum Performance
  • DataGuard and Maximum Protection
  • Quiz: RAC and DataGuard

 

Module 15: Configure DataGuard and RAC

  • DataGuard Options
  • Configuring DataGuard
  • DataGuard and the Command Line

 

Module 16: DataGuard and Data Broker

  • Configuring DataGuard and Data Broker
  • Data Broker and RAC
  • DataGuard and RAC
  • Quiz: DataGuard and Data Broker

 

Module 17: RAC and ASM

  • Configure RAC and ASM
  • Defining ASM for RAC
  • ASM Devices
  • Lab Exercise: Using ASM

 

Module 18: Lab Exercise Demo Review: Using ASM

 

Module 19: Patching RAC

  • Identify RAC Patching Needs
  • Perform a Rolling Patch for RAC
  • RAC Patch Locations

 

Module 20: RAC and VMWare

  • Identifying the VMWare Components of RAC
  • Selecting the VM Operating System
  • VMWare and RedHat

 

Module 21: VMWare Requirements

  • VMWare and VM Server Requirements
  • Configuring VM Networking
  • Lab Exercise: Configuring VM Networking

 

Module 22: Lab Exercise Demo Review: Configuring VM Networking

 

Module 23: Configuring VMWare

  • Modifying the VMWare VMX File
  • Configuring VMWare Drives

 

Module 24: Why VMWare and RAC

  • Determining the Benefits of VMWare and RAC
  • Determining the Risks of VMWare and RAC
  • License Concerns with VMware and RAC

 

Module 25: RAC and Oracle Editions

  • Enterprise Edition and RAC
  • Standard Edition and RAC
  • RAC and Grid Control

 

Module 26: Node Management and RAC

  • Starting/Stopping Individual Components of the RAC Node
  • Changing the orapwd File in a RAC environment
  • RAC and Listeners
  • Lab Exercise: Srvctl and SCAN Listeners

 

Module 27: Lab Exercise Demo Review: Srvctl and SCAN Listeners

 

Module 28: Removing RAC

  • Removing the Entire RAC Configuration
  • Stopping all Components
  • Verify the RAC Components are Removed

 

Module 29: RAC and Applications

  • Identify RAC issues and Applications
  • Improving Application Performance by Deploying RAC
  • Database Performance and RAC