Preface

Oracle Real Application Clusters Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows x64 (64-Bit) explains how to install and configure Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC). Before you use this guide, you must first complete successfully an installation of Oracle Clusterware, as described in Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for your platform.

Audience

Oracle Real Application Clusters Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows x64 (64-Bit) provides database installation information for database administrators (DBAs) who install and configure Oracle RAC.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) documentation set.

Oracle Real Application Clusters Documentation

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Installation Guides

  • Oracle Diagnostics Pack Installation Guide

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for IBM AIX on POWER Systems

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for HP-UX

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for Linux

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows x64 (64-Bit)

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for Solaris Operating System

Operating System-Specific Administrative Guides

  • Oracle Database Administrator's Reference for Linux and UNIX-Based Operating Systems

  • Oracle Database Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2) Real Application Clusters Management

  • Oracle Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide

  • Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide

  • Oracle Database 2 Day DBA

  • Oracle Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide

  • Getting Started with the Oracle Diagnostics Pack

Generic Documentation

  • Oracle Database Sample Schemas describes the sample schemas provided in a basic installation of Oracle Database. Many of the examples in the Oracle Database Documentation Library use these schemas.

  • Oracle Database New Features Guide

  • Oracle Database Net Services Administrator's Guide

  • Oracle Database Concepts

  • Oracle Database Reference

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Oracle error message documentation is available only in HTML. You can browse the error messages by range in the Documentation directory of the installation media. When you find a range, use your browser's "find in page" feature to locate a specific message. When connected to the Internet, you can search for a specific error message using the error message search feature of the Oracle online documentation.

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