This book introduces you to Oracle's approach for a highly available database environment. It provides an overview of high availability and helps you to determine your high availability requirements. It describes the Oracle database products and features that are designed to support high availability and describes the primary database architectures that can help your business achieve high availability.
This preface contains these topics:
This book is intended for chief technology officers, information technology architects, database administrators, system administrators, network administrators, and application administrators who perform the following tasks:
Plan data centers
Implement data center policies
Maintain high availability systems
Plan and build high availability solutions
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For more information, see the Oracle database documentation set. These books may be of particular interest:
Many books in the documentation set use the sample schemas of the seed database, which is installed by default when you install Oracle. Refer to Oracle Database Sample Schemas for information on how these schemas were created and how you can use them yourself.
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