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IT-D 223 - Oracle Database 12c: RAC Administration

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IT-D 223 27 March 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-D 223 22 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-D 223 17 July 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-D 223 11 September 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-D 223 06 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
IT-D 223 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) is a clustered version of the Oracle Database providing high availability, scalability and flexibility. This learning path covers the architecture, installation, maintenance and tuning of Oracle Database 12c RAC, essential skills for DBAs supporting highly available Oracle systems and covers a portion of the objectives for exam 1Z0-068 Oracle Database 12c: RAC and Grid Infrastructure.

Course Objectives

  • 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

Who Should Attend?

  • Oracle Database Administrators
  • Systems Administrators
  • Technical Consultants

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Grid Infrastructure Overview and Review
  • Oracle Clusterware
  • Hardware and Software Concepts (High level)
  • RAC Databases Overview & Architecture
  • RAC One Node
  • Cluster-Aware Storage Solutions
  • Scaleup and Speedup
  • I/O Throughput Balanced
  • Global Resources
  • RAC and Flex ASM
  • Installing and Configuring Oracle RAC

Day 2

  • RAC Databases Overview & Architecture
  • Instance Startup, Shutdown and Quiesce
  • Use Enterprise Manager Cluster Database Pages
  • RAC Backup and Recovery
  • Instance Failure And Recovery In RAC - LMON and SMON
  • Redo Threads and Archive Log Configurations and Admin
  • RAC and the Fast Recovery Area
  • RMAN Configuration
  • RMAN Restore And Recovery RAC Considerations
  • RAC Global Resource Management and Cache Fusion
  • Library Cache Management
  • Row cache management
  • Buffer Cache Management Requirements
  • Accessing single blocks in RAC
  • Multi-block read considerations in RAC
  • Undo and read consistency considerations in RAC


Day 3

  • RAC Monitoring and Tuning
  • OCPU and Wait Time Latencies
  • Wait Events for RAC
  • 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
  • Managing High Availability of Connections
  • 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

Day 4

  • Upgrading and Patching RAC
  • Release and Patch Set Upgrades
  • PSU, CPU and Interim Patches
  • Merge Patches
  • Performing Out Of Place Database Upgrades
  • Performing Out of Place Release Install or Upgrade
  • Post Upgrade Tasks
  • What is AC?
  • AC Architecture
  • Application requirements
  • Quality of Service Management
  • QOS Management concepts
  • QoS Management functionality

Day 5

  • RAC One Node
  • 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
  • Oracle's Solution to Down Time
  • RAC and Data Guard
  • Maximum Availability Architecture
  • Fast-Start Failover
  • Hardware Assisted Resilient Data
  • RAID Configuration for High Availability