CHAPTER 8Deploying Oracle Real Application Clusters on Linux

In the last chapter, you were introduced to Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC). Understanding the basic concepts is the first step toward deploying a RAC cluster. In this chapter, you will see how to deploy Cluster Ready Services, install the Oracle Database Server in a RAC environment, and create a RAC cluster.

Here, we will cover the deployment of an Oracle 10g Real Application Cluster (RAC) on Linux. We will cover planning the RAC system, configuring Linux for the RAC installation, and testing the RAC. This chapter will also highlight the differences between Oracle Cluster File System (OCFS), raw devices, and ASM for storage of datafiles and cluster information. We will also ...

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