Welcome to Oracle Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide. This document describes how to install, configure, and administer Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) on a two-node system using the Red Hat Linux system.
Note:For Linux operating systems other then Red Hat Linux, see Oracle Database Oracle Clusterware and Oracle Real Application Clusters Installation Guide for Linux. For other operating systems, see the platform-specific Oracle RAC installation guide.
This guide covers topics that a reasonably knowledgeable Oracle database administrator (DBA) would need to know when moving from managing a single-instance Oracle Database environment to managing an Oracle RAC environment.
Oracle Database 2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide is an Oracle RAC database administration guide for DBAs who want to install and use Oracle RAC. This guide assumes you have already read Oracle Database 2 Day DBA.
This guide is intended for DBAs who:
Want basic DBA skills for managing an Oracle RAC environment
Manage Oracle databases for small- to medium-sized businesses
To use this guide, you should be familiar with the administrative procedures described in Oracle Database 2 Day DBA.
Note:Some DBAs may be interested in moving the data from their single-instance Oracle Database to their Oracle RAC database. This guide also explains the procedures for doing this.
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