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From Oracle Presspractical, step-by-step techniques for planning high availability solutions for Oracle Database 11g
Written by Oracle insiders, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability: Maximize Your Availability with Grid Infrastructure, RAC, and Data Guard teaches you how to use the latest high availability (HA) products and features in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 to build practical and cost-effective solutions. Based on a DBA-centric approach and providing a conceptual understanding of each topic, the book includes “HA Workshops”step-by-step instructions to walk you through specific implementations that are inspired by real-world case studies.
This Oracle Press guide concentrates on explaining Oracle Database 11g technologies and practices to database administrators, covering general availability, real application clusters (RAC), disaster planning and recovery. You will learn how to implement an effective HA solution that addresses both unplanned and planned causes of downtime and achieve a truly fault-tolerant infrastructure.
Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability: Maximize Your Availability with Grid Infrastructure, RAC, and Data Guard
- Covers the latest HA features in Oracle Database 11g Release 2
- Written by experts from the Oracle Customer Support RAC Assurance Team
- Includes “HA Workshops” throughout with step-by-step instructions for specific solutions
Complete coverage from Oracle Press:
Grid Infrastructure; Oracle VM; Grid Infrastructure Introduction and Overview; Grid Infrastructure Installation and Maintenance; Automatic Storage Management and ACFS; Real Application Clusters; RAC Setup/Configuration; RAC Administration; Utility Computing – Applications as Services; Disaster Planning; Oracle Data Guard; Media Backups; Flashback Recovery; Oracle Grid Control
Leverage Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability Features
Protect your critical business assets and achieve maximum database uptime using the detailed information in this Oracle Press guide. Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability: Maximize Your Availability with Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Real Application Clusters, and Oracle Data Guard, Second Edition provides cost-effective solutions to current availability challenges. Discover how to grid-enable your IT framework, roll out Oracle Real Application Clusters, maintain standby databases, and deploy Oracle Flashback. Monitoring, tuning, and disaster recovery techniques are also covered in this comprehensive resource.
Install Oracle Clusterware (as part of Oracle's grid infrastructure) or upgrade from an earlier version Build test clusters and hosts using Oracle VM Work with Oracle Automatic Storage Management and Oracle Automatic Storage Management Cluster File System Create synchronized standby databases using Oracle Data Guard Reliably archive and restore data with Oracle Recovery Manager Use Oracle Flashback to identify and undo user errors Configure Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control for management of an Oracle maximum availability architecture environment
About the Author
has worked for Oracle since 1996 and is currently Customer Support Senior Manager for the RAC Assurance Team. He has served as the Global Team Lead and as a member of the Advanced Resolution and Escalations team within Oracle Support. Scott is the coauthor of Oracle Database 10g High Availability with RAC, Flashback, and Data Guard
and Oracle9i for Windows 2000 Tips & Techniques
, both from Oracle Press.
Bill Burton joined Oracle in 1998 and is currently a member of the Development RAC Assurance Team. He co-wrote and presented the “Upgrading to 11gR2” session at Oracle OpenWorld 2010.
Bryan Vongray is a member of the RAC Assurance Team within Oracle Global Customer Support. He specialized in Oracle High Availability with specific focus on Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Streams, backup and recovery, and Oracle Grid Control. Bryan has planned and implemented Oracle HA Solution for several high profile Oracle customers.
Table of Contents
Part I: Grid Infrastructure
1 A Week (Or Month, or Day) in the Life of Horatio Alger
2 Oracle VM
3 Grid Infrastructure Introduction and Overview
4 Grid Infrastructure Installation and Maintenance
5 Automatic Storage Management and ACFS
Part II: Real Application Clusters
6 RAC Setup/Configuration
7 RAC Administration
8 Utility Computing – Applications as Services
Part III: Disaster Planning
9 Oracle Data Guard
10 Media Backups
11 Flashback Recovery
12 Oracle Grid Control
Appendix A The HA Testing Environment