Chapter 5. Examining Real-World High Availability Implementations

Sun has always been a trusted advisor for its customers, and it puts into practice the motto that nothing is more valuable than customer experience mapped to real-world implementations.

In this chapter, we describe two customer cases that show how customers have successfully implemented Oracle 9i Real Application Clusters (RAC) and Sun Cluster software solutions to satisfy their unique requirements for high availability (HA). We also present a benchmark case that shows the use of Oracle RAC with Sun Remote Shared Memory (RSM) technology to improve the performance of a single-instance database. In addition, we provide an example of a customer who used the Sun Cluster HA Oracle agent ...

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