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Oracle 11gR2 RAC installation on RHEL 5.8 !!!

On June 30, 2012, Posted by , In 11g, By , , With 9 Comments

In this article, I am going to configure a four node Oracle 11gR2 RAC cluster, all nodes running RHEL 5.8-64 bit. The network storage server will be configured as an iSCSI storage device for all Oracle Clusterware and Oracle RAC shared storage requirements using Openfiler release 2.3 (64 bit). We…

Snapshot Standby Database Feature in 11gR2 !!!

Snapshot Standby is a new feature introduced in 11gR2 that allows the standby database to be opened in read-write mode. When switched back into standby mode, all changes made whilst in read-write mode are lost. This is achieved using flashback database, but the standby database does not need to have…

Oracle 11gR2 DB Installation on RHEL using ASM !!!

In past releases, Oracle ASM was installed as part of the Oracle Database installation. With Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2), Oracle ASM is installed when you install the Oracle Grid Infrastructure components and shares an Oracle home with Oracle Clusterware when installed in a cluster such as with Oracle…

Add a New Node to an existing Oracle 10gR2 RAC !!!

On June 14, 2012, Posted by , In 10g, By , , With 2 Comments

The below article contains the steps to add a single node to an already configured two-node Oracle RAC 10g Release 2 environment on the RHEL 5.4 32-bit (x86) platform. This is an extension to my article Oracle 10g RAC installation on RHEL using NFS Disks. ======================================================================================================   This article assumes…