The Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide describes the Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) architecture and provides an overview of this product. This book also describes administrative and deployment topics for Oracle RAC.
Information in this manual applies to Oracle RAC as it runs on all platforms unless otherwise noted. In addition, the content of this manual supplements administrative and deployment topics for Oracle single-instance databases that appear in other Oracle documentation. Where necessary, this manual refers to platform-specific documentation. This Preface contains these topics:
The Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide is intended for database administrators, network administrators, and system administrators who perform the following tasks:
Install and configure an Oracle RAC database
Administer and manage Oracle RAC databases
Manage and troubleshoot clusters and networks that use Oracle RAC
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This book, the Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide, provides administration and application deployment information that is specific to Oracle RAC. The discussions herein assume a knowledge of Oracle Clusterware.
For more information, see the Oracle resources listed in this section.
This task-oriented guide helps you understand the basic steps required to install, configure, and administer Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters on a two-node system using Red Hat Linux system.
This is an essential companion book that describes Oracle Clusterware components such as the voting disks and the Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR).
Platform-specific Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters installation guides
Each platform-specific Oracle Database installation media contains a copy of an Oracle Clusterware and Oracle RAC platform-specific installation and configuration guide in HTML and PDF formats. These installation books contain the preinstallation, installation, and post-installation information for the various UNIX, Linux, and Windows platforms on which Oracle Clusterware and Oracle RAC operate.
Oracle Database 11g Administrator's Reference Release 1 (11.1) for UNIX Systems: AIX Systems, HP-UX, Linux, and the Solaris Operating System (SPARC)
Note:Additional information for this release may be available in the Oracle Database 11g README or Release Notes. If these documents are available for this release, then they are on your Oracle product installation media.
Database error messages descriptions are available online or by way of a Tahiti documentation search. Java tools messages that are specific to Oracle RAC appear in Appendix C of this document.
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