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Oracle® Real Application Clusters Installation Guide
12c Release 1 (12.1) for Linux and UNIX

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Preface

Oracle Real Application Clusters Installation Guide for Linux and UNIX explains how to install and configure Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC). Before you use this guide, you must first complete an installation of Oracle Clusterware, as described in the Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for your platform.

Intended Audience

Oracle Real Application Clusters Installation Guide for Linux and UNIX provides database installation information for database administrators (DBAs) who install and configure Oracle RAC.

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Related Documents

For more information, refer to the following Oracle resources:

Oracle Real Application Clusters Documentation

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Installation Guides

  • Oracle Diagnostics Pack Installation Guide

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure Installation Guide for your platform

Operating System-Specific Administrative Guides

  • Oracle Clusterware Administration and Deployment Guide

  • Oracle Database Administrator's Reference, 12c Release 1 (12.1) for UNIX Systems

  • Oracle Database Platform Guide for Microsoft Windows

Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1) Real Application Clusters Management

  • Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide

  • Oracle Database 2 Day DBA

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Real Application Clusters Guide Online Help

  • Getting Started with the Oracle Diagnostics Pack

Generic Documentation

  • Oracle Database New Features Guide

  • Oracle Database Net Services Administrator's Guide

  • Oracle Database Concepts

  • Oracle Database Reference

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