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.


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:

To use this guide, you should be familiar with the administrative procedures described in Oracle Database 2 Day DBA.


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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