|Oracle® Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide
11g Release 2 (11.2) for Linux
Part Number E10812-02
Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for Linux explains how to configure a server in preparation for installing and configuring an Oracle grid infrastructure installation (Oracle Clusterware and Automatic Storage Management). It also explains how to configure a server and storage in preparation for an Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) installation.
Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for Linux provides configuration information for network and system administrators, and database installation information for database administrators (DBAs) who install and configure Oracle Clusterware and Automatic Storage Management in a grid infrastructure for a cluster installation.
For customers with specialized system roles who intend to install Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC), this book is intended to be used by system administrators, network administrators, or storage administrators to configure a system in preparation for an Oracle grid infrastructure for a cluster installation, and complete all configuration tasks that require operating system
root privileges. When grid infrastructure installation and configuration is completed successfully, a system administrator should only need to provide configuration information and to grant access to the database administrator to run scripts as
root during an Oracle RAC installation.
This guide assumes that you are familiar with Oracle Database concepts. For additional information, refer to books in the Related Documents list.
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Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters Documentation
This installation guide reviews steps required to complete an Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management installation, and to perform preinstallation steps for Oracle RAC.
If you intend to install Oracle Database or Oracle RAC, then complete preinstallation tasks as described in this installation guide, complete grid infrastructure installation, and review those installation guides for additional information. You can install either Oracle databases for a standalone server on a grid infrastructure installation, or install an Oracle RAC database. If you want to install an Oracle Restart deployment of grid infrastructure, then refer to Oracle Database Installation Guide for Linux
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Oracle Diagnostics Pack Installation Guide
Oracle Database Installation Guide for Linux
Oracle Real Application Clusters Installation Guide for Linux and UNIX
Operating System-Specific Administrative Guides
Oracle Database Administrator's Reference, 11g Release 2 (11.2) for UNIX Systems
Oracle Database Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows
Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Automatic Storage Management Administrative Guides
Oracle Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide
Oracle Database Storage Administrator's Guide
Oracle Real Application Clusters Administrative Guides
Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide
Oracle Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide
Oracle Database 2 Day DBA
Getting Started with the Oracle Diagnostics Pack
Oracle Database Administrator's Guide
Oracle Database Concepts
Oracle Database New Features Guide
Oracle Database Net Services Administrator's Guide
Oracle Database Reference
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