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Oracle® Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide
12c Release 1 (12.1)

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Preface

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, including Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node (Oracle RAC One Node). 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 noncluster Oracle databases that appear in other Oracle documentation. Where necessary, this manual refers to platform-specific documentation. This Preface contains these topics:

Audience

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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Related Documents

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.

Note:

Additional information for this release may be available in the Oracle Database 12c 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.

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