RMAN and Real Application Clusters

Although it is well beyond the scope of this book to guide you through the intricacies of Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), we can provide some guidance on preparing your RAC configuration for backup and recovery. As with Data Guard in Chapter 17, we assume that you have a working knowledge of RAC in Oracle Database 12c, and thus our brief discussion of RAC architecture is intended more as a reminder than as an education.

Throughout this chapter, we will use a sample cluster database that has only two nodes: winrac1 and winrac2. These nodes share a disk array, which is configured with Oracle ASM ...

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