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Oracle 11g R1/R2 Real Application Clusters Essentials by Syed Jaffer Hussain, Ben Prusinski

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Converting a single-instance database to an RAC database

When migrating from a non-RAC environment to an RAC environment, one of the most challenging aspects for an Oracle Database Administrator is converting a single-instance database to an RAC database. As of now, Oracle supports the following methods to convert a single-instance database to an RAC database as long as the RAC and the standalone environments are running on the same operating system and using the same Oracle release:

  • DBCA
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager (grid control)
  • RCONFIG
  • Manual method

Although there are several ways to perform the conversion process, we are going to focus and demonstrate this using the rconfig command-line tool, which is a very easy and convenient method.

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