Oracle Real Application Clusters Administration and Deployment Guide describes the Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) architecture.

This publication provides an overview of the product, including Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node (Oracle RAC One Node). This publication 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 Database that appear in other Oracle documentation. Where necessary, this publication refers to platform-specific documentation.


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.

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Additional information for this release may be available in the Oracle Database 21c README or Release Notes. If these documents are available for this release, then they are on your Oracle product installation media.

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