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Rename DiskGroup containing OCR and Voting Disks !!!

Recently encountered a issue where we had to rename a diskgroup for 11gR2 RAC containing OCR and Voting Disk. Luckily we had not created any database yet, only installed Oracle Database binaries. In this blog, we will see the steps to Rename DiskGroup containing OCR and Voting Disks. Below are…

Convert Single Instance database to RAC database !!!

On April 17, 2016, Posted by , In 10g,11g,12c, By , , With No Comments

This article is a continuation to our previous article where we have seen how to clone a database using RMAN Active Database. Now here we will see the steps to convert single instance database to RAC database. ======================================================================================================   • Follow below steps to convert the Single Instance database to…

Clone DB using RMAN Active Database duplication feature !!!

In this article we will see the steps to clone DB using RMAN Active Database duplication feature. Here, the source and target databases are on different server but sharing same disk groups. ======================================================================================================   • Follow below steps to clone database Here, source and target databases version is 12.1.0.2. Below…

Upgrade 11gR2 RAC to 12c RAC on RHEL !!!

On April 2, 2016, Posted by , In 11g,12c, By ,, , With Comments Off on Upgrade 11gR2 RAC to 12c RAC on RHEL !!!

In this article we will see the steps to Upgrade 11gR2 RAC to 12c RAC on RHEL. We will be doing upgradation of Oracle version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 which will include Grid and Database both. The current 11gR2 RAC configuration is as below, • OS: RHEL 5.8 • Oracle Software…

Upgrade Oracle Database 11203 to 12102 !!!

in this article we will see the steps to Upgrade Oracle Database 11203 to 12102 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. ======================================================================================================   Follow the below steps to upgrade Oracle database 11203 to 12102 • Download and Install 12c database software We have to install 12c database binaries in a separate…

Upgrade Oracle Database 10205 to 11203 !!!

in this article we will see the steps to Upgrade Oracle Database 10205 to 11203 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. ======================================================================================================   Follow the below steps to upgrade Oracle database 10205 to 11203 • Download and Install 11gR2 software We cannot upgrade the existing 10g Oracle Home, since 11gR2 is…

11gR2 Single Node RAC Configuration on Linux !!!

On March 2, 2015, Posted by , In 11g, By ,, , With No Comments

In this article, we will be doing 11gR2 Single Node RAC configuration on Linux. We will be using iSCSI disks for the Single Node RAC configuration. The prechecks for Single Node RAC configuration are similar to that required for a multi-node RAC configuration. For prechecks, you can refer this link….

Prechecks for Oracle 11gR2 RAC installation on Linux !!!

On February 23, 2015, Posted by , In 11g, By ,, , With No Comments

In this article, we will be doing prechecks for Oracle 11gR2 RAC installation on Linux. ======================================================================================================   For this article, I have configured 2 systems containing RHEL 5.10 (64 bit) operating system. The Public and Private IPs have been already configured. Below are the details of IPs assigned, – RAC…

Prechecks for Oracle 11gR2 RAC installation on HP-UX !!!

On December 2, 2014, Posted by , In 11g, By ,, , With No Comments

In this article, we will be doing prechecks for Oracle 11gR2 RAC installation on HP-UX. ======================================================================================================   We will be configuring a two node Oracle RAC (11.2.0.4) on HP-UX Itanium Servers (B.11.31 – 64 bit). Below are the prechecks that need to be completed before proceeding with the installation of…

Dataguard configuration in 11gR2 Standard Edition !!!

On October 4, 2013, Posted by , In 11g, By , , With 3 Comments

In this article, I will show you the steps for Dataguard configuration in 11gR2 Standard Edition. As all of you must be knowing that dataguard is not available in Standard Edition. To have the Dataguard option, we require an Enterprise Edition. But still there is a way to configure Dataguard in Standard Edition,…