Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration Release 2 NEW

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Duration: 4 Days

What you will learn

In this course, students will learn about RAC database administration in the Oracle Grid Infrastructure environment.Students will learn to administer cluster databases using Enterprise Manager and command-line utilities like SRVCTL, CRSCTL, and SQL*Plus. Students will study the new connection architecture and how to make those connections highly available. Backup and recovery issues relative to cluster database environments will also be studied. Students will learn about Oracle RAC One Node and online migration. Students will learn about Quality of Service concepts. Finally,students will learn how to upgrade and path Oracle RAC databases. New materials and labs have been added to enhance customer experience with the latest information.

This course counts toward the Hands-on course requirement for the following certifications:

  • Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certification
  • Oracle Database 10g: Real Application Clusters Administrator Certified Expert
  • Only instructor-led inclass or instructor-led online formats of this course will meet the Certification Hands-on
Learn To:
  • Install Oracle Clusterware and Real Application Clusters
  • Administer a RAC Database
  • Administer Database Services in a RAC environment
  • Administer Oracle Clusterware
  • Add/Remove a node to/from a cluster
  • Patch Oracle Clusterware and RAC software
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 smooth and rapid consolidation within your Datacenter.


  • Data Warehouse Administrator
  • Database Administrators
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Administrator
Suggested Prerequisites

  • Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I Release 2
  • Oracle Database 11g: New Features for Administrators DBA Release 2

Course Topics

Course Overview:
  • Course Objectives
  • Suggested Schedule
  • Course Environment
  • Accessing the labs Directory
Oracle Clusterware Installation:
  • Oracle RAC 11g Installation
  • Cluster Setup Tasks
  • Using Raw Partitions
  • Cluster Configuration
RAC Installation:
  • Installing Automatic Storage Management
  • Configure ASM Storage
  • Install the Database Software
Database Creation:
  • Management Agent Installation
  • Storage Options for Database Files
  • Create the Database
  • Single Instance to RAC Conversion
RAC DB Administration:
  • Cluster Database Instance Administration
  • Topology Viewer
  • Automatic Undo Management and RAC
  • Quiescing RAC Databases
  • Transparent Data Encryption and Wallets in RAC
  • ASM Instance and Crash Recovery in RAC
Backup and Recover a RAC DB:
  • Protecting Against Media Failure
  • Oracle Recovery Manager
RAC DB Monitoring and Tuning:
  • CPU and Wait Time Tuning Dimensions
  • Dynamic Reconfiguration
  • ADDM Analysis
  • Workload Dispatching
  • High Availability of Services in RAC
  • Services and Resource Manager with EM
  • Change Service Thresholds
  • Using Distributed Transactions with RAC
High Availability of Connections:
  • Fast Application Notification
  • Load Balancing Advisory
  • Transparent Application Failover
Oracle Clusterware Administration:
  • Controlling the Oracle Clusterware Stack
  • Back Up and Recover Your Voting Disks
  • Back Up and Recover Oracle Cluster Registry
  • Prevent Automatic Instance Restarts
Diagnosing the Oracle Clusterware components:
  • Oracle Clusterware Main Log Files
  • RAC Diagnostic Infrastructure
Node Addition/Removal:
  • Add and Delete Nodes and Instances
  • Clone Oracle Clusterware
Design for High Availability:
  • Maximum Availability Architecture
  • RAC and Data Guard Topologies
  • Extended RAC Connectivity
  • Extended RAC disk mirroring
  • Patch your RAC system in a rolling fashion
  • Extend your cluster using Grid Control
  • Patch Oracle Clusterware
Oracle RAC One Node:
  • Online database migration
  • Add a RAC One Node database to an existing cluster
  • Convert a RAC One Node Database to a RAC database
  • Convert a single instance database to a RAC One Node database
Quality of Service Management (QoS):
  • QoS concepts
  • QoS components
  • Oracle database QoS management

Course Objectives

  • Install, create, administer, and monitor a Real Application Clusters database
  • Use configuration and management tools for Real Application Clusters databases
  • Setup services for workloads management, and applications high availability
  • Develop a backup and recovery strategy for Real Application Clusters databases
  • Configure and monitor Oracle Clusterware resources
  • Review high availability best practices
  • Identify Real Application Clusters components