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

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Preface

Oracle Real Application Clusters, or Oracle RAC for short (formerly known as Oracle Parallel Server), is a clustering technology that provides the ability to scale performance and improve server availability for Oracle data center environments. Oracle RAC not only serves as a part of the Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) for disaster recovery purposes, but it's also used for other purposes such as scaling up and out for performance by adding additional nodes to an Oracle data center environment. However, getting started with Oracle RAC can be difficult and challenging for the Oracle professional who is new to this technology and has worked only with single-instance Oracle databases. This book provides the guidance needed to ...

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