Pro Oracle Database 10g RAC on Linux

Installation, Administration, and Performance

  • Authors
  • Julian¬†Dyke
  • Steve¬†Shaw

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Pages 1-20
  3. Pages 21-29
  4. Pages 31-57
  5. Pages 59-81
  6. Pages 83-98
  7. Pages 99-124
  8. Pages 125-170
  9. Pages 235-258
  10. Pages 385-400
  11. Pages 401-423
  12. Pages 425-463
  13. Pages 493-519
  14. Pages 553-574
  15. Pages 575-605
  16. Pages 649-681
  17. Pages 683-716
  18. Pages 717-741
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 743-795

About this book


Real Application Clusters (RAC) and the Grid architecture are Oracle's strategy for scaling out enterprise systems to cope with bigger workloads and more users. Many books limit themselves by conceptualizing and theorizing about RAC technology, but this book is the first to portray implementing and administering an Oracle 10g RAC system in a Linux environment. This book features basic concepts underlying Linux and Oracle RAC, design strategies, hardware procurement and configuration, and many other topics.

The RAC-specific technologies described include configuration of the interconnect, OCFS, ASM, Cluster Ready Services, and Grid Control. The Oracle features RMAN and Data Guard are also discussed, along with available hardware options. The authors include practical examples and configuration information, so that upon reading this book, you'll be armed with the information you need to build an Oracle RAC database on Linux, whether it is on a single laptop or a 64-node Itanium cluster.


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