The Oracle Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide describes the Oracle Clusterware architecture and provides an overview of this product. This book also describes administrative and deployment topics for Oracle Clusterware.
Information in this manual applies to Oracle Clusterware 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 Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide is intended for database administrators, network administrators, and system administrators who perform the following tasks:
Install and configure Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) databases
Administer and manage Oracle RAC databases
Manage and troubleshoot clusters and networks that use Oracle RAC
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Platform-specific Oracle Clusterware and Oracle RAC installation guides
Each platform-specific Oracle Database 11g 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 postinstallation information for the various UNIX, Linux, and Windows platforms on which Oracle Clusterware and Oracle RAC operate.
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 Oracle Linux 5.0.
This is an essential companion book that describes topics including instance management, tuning, backup and recovery, and managing services.
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