12c: High Availability New Features NEW

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Course Duration: 3 days
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This course introduces the Oracle Database 12c high availability new features contained in Oracle Grid Infrastructure, including Clusterware, Automatic Storage Management [ASM] and Cloud FS), Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) and Oracle Data Guard. Students are introduced to each new feature, and where relevant students will learn about installing, configuring, administering and using each new feature.


Learn To:
  • Describe the Oracle Database 12c high availability new features contained in Oracle Grid Infrastructure (including Clusterware, Automatic Storage Management [ASM] and Cloud FS), Or
  • Perform essential administration tasks for each new feature.
  • Perform essential installation and configuration tasks for each new feature.
  • Describe Oracle Global Data Services (GDS).


Benefits To You:

  • Ensure fast, reliable, secure and easy to manage performance. Optimize database workloads, lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.


Product Areas Covered:

  • Oracle Grid Infrastructure (including Clusterware, Automatic Storage Management [ASM] and Cloud FS)
  • Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
  • Oracle Data Guard
  • Oracle Global Data Services (GDS)


Explore these New and Enhanced Features:

  • Flex Clusters
  • Flex ASM
  • Policy-based Cluster Management
  • What-If Command Evaluation
  • Cloud Filesystem New Features and Enhancements
  • Application Continuity
  • Rapid Home Provisioning
  • Oracle Data Guard New Features and Enhancements

  • Database Administrators
  • Administrator
  • Technical Administrator
  • Data Warehouse Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • Sales Consultants
Working knowledge of Oracle Database 11g: Release 2, including Clusterware, ASM and RAC
  • Describe the Oracle Database 12c high availability new features contained in Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Perform essential administration tasks for each new feature.
  • Perform essential installation and configuration tasks for each new feature.
  • Describe Oracle Global Data Services (GDS).

Introduction

  • Course Overview
  • Course Objectives

Flex Clusters

  • Flex Cluster Architecture
  • Configuring Flex Clusters
  • Installing Flex Clusters with OUI
  • Flex Clusters and Node Failure

Policy-Based Cluster Management

  • Policy-Based Cluster Management Overview
  • Server Categorization
  • Policy Set

What-If Command Evaluation

  • Overview
  • Supported Events
  • Performing What-If Command Evaluation on Application Resources with CRSCTL
  • Performing What-If Command Evaluation on Oracle Clusterware Resources with CRSCTL
  • Formatting the Output for What-If Command Evaluation on Oracle Clusterware Resources
  • Performing What-If Command Evaluation with SRVCTL
  • Evaluating Failure Consequences with SRVCTL

Other Clusterware New Features

  • Shared GNS Background and Architecture
  • Configuring shared GNS
  • Migrating to shared GNS
  • Moving GNS to Another Cluster
  • Cluster Health Monitor Enhancements Overview
  • Cluster Health Monitor Services
  • Grid Infrastructure Management Repository Overview
  • Managing Cluster Health Monitor

Flex ASM

  • Flex ASM Architecture
  • ASM Deployment Alternatives
  • Configuring Flex ASM
  • Managing Flex ASM
  • Monitoring Flex ASM Connections
  • Relocating an ASM Client

Other ASM New Features

  • Fast Mirror Resync Enhancements
  • Rebalance Enhancements
  • Proactively Validating Data Integrity
  • ASM-Based Password Files
  • Bulk File Ownership Changes
  • Changing ASM Privileges on Open Files
  • ASM File Access Control Available on Windows

Cloud FS New Features

  • Introducing Oracle Cloud File System
  • High Availability NFS: Overview
  • Cloud FS Snapshot Enhancements
  • Cloud FS Support for All Oracle Database Files
  • Cloud FS Auditing: Overview
  • Cloud FS Plug-in Infrastructure: Overview
  • Using Cloud FS Replication in Conjunction with Cloud FS Security and Encryption
  • Generic API for Cloud FS Tagging

Application Continuity

  • What is AC?
  • What problem does it solve?
  • Benefits of AC
  • How AC works
  • AC Architecture
  • Side Effects
  • Restrictions
  • Application requirements

Rapid Home Provisioning

  • Rapid Home Provisioning Overview
  • Rapid Home Provisioning Store
  • Rapid Home Provisioning Client
  • Configuring the Rapid Home Provisioning Server
  • Configuring Rapid Home Provisioning Clients

RAC New Features

  • RAC and Flex ASM
  • RAC and Pluggable Database
  • RAC and Policy-Based Cluster Management
  • RAC and What-If Command Evaluation
  • RAC and Application Continuity
  • RAC and Rapid Home Provisioning
  • Valid node checking for listener registration on RAC deployments
  • Oracle home user support for RAC on Windows

Data Guard New Features

  • Far Sync Standby and Data Guard Transport Enhancements
  • Active Data Guard Enhancements
  • Database Rolling Upgrades
  • Other Data Guard Enhancements
  • Data Guard Broker Enhancements

Global Data Services

  • Introduction
  • Logical components
  • Physical components
  • Global Service Overview
  • Global Service Attributes
  • Global Services and RAC
  • Global Services and Data Guard Broker
  • Global Connection Load Balancing