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…

Dataguard configuration using Active Database feature !!!

Data Guard is an Oracle feature that primarily provides database redundancy. This is done by having a standby (physical copy) database, preferably in another location and on separate disk. This standby database is maintained by applying the changes from the primary database to it. Standby databases can be maintained with…


DNS Server configuration steps for 11gR2 RAC on RHEL !!!

On May 9, 2012, Posted by , In LINUX, By ,, , With No Comments

DNS (Domain Name System) – The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical distributed naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. It associates various information with domain names assigned to each of the participating entities. A Domain Name Service translates queries…

Oracle 10g ASM Installation Steps in RHEL !!!

On January 29, 2012, Posted by , In 10g, By ,, , With 2 Comments

ASM i.e. Automatic Storage Management simplifies administration of Oracle related files by allowing the administrator to reference disk groups rather than individual disks and files, which ASM manages internally. On Linux, ASM is capable of referencing disks as raw devices or by using the ASMLib software. In this article, we…

KICKSTART DVD configuration steps in LINUX !!!

On January 19, 2012, Posted by , In LINUX, By , , With 6 Comments

Red Hat Kickstart installation method is primarily used to automatically perform unattended operating system installation and configuration. In this article, we will perform Kickstart DVD configuration steps in Linux. ======================================================================================================   • Copy all the files from RHEL DVD to a directory # cp -r /media/RHEL /data/testiso   • Copy…


Oracle 10g RAC installation on RHEL using NFS Disks !!!

On January 18, 2012, Posted by , In 10g, By ,, , With No Comments

Oracle RAC allows multiple computers to run Oracle RDBMS software simultaneously while accessing a single database, thus providing a clustered database. In a non-RAC Oracle database, a single instance accesses a single database. In an Oracle RAC environment, two or more computers (each with an instance) concurrently access a single…

Oracle 10g Database installation steps in RHEL !!!

On January 2, 2012, Posted by , In 10g, By ,, , With 1 Comment

Before proceeding make sure you have downloaded the below software. You can get the software from – ======================================================================================================   • Hardware Requirements – Atleast 1GB of physical RAM. – SWAP space should be 2 times the size of RAM. – 400MB of disk space in the /tmp directory….

YUM Server configuration steps in RHEL !!!

On January 1, 2012, Posted by , In LINUX, By ,, , With No Comments

YUM i.e. Yellowdog Update Modifier is an automatic updater and package installer/remover for RPM packages. It automatically computes dependencies for a particular RPM package and figures out what things should occur to install packages. It simply makes the process of installing/updating RPM binaries more easier. ======================================================================================================   • Configuration at…