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Oracle Database 12c: High Availability New Features

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), Oracle Data Guard and Oracle Global Data Services. Gain valuable experience through hands-on demos and labs. Be amongst the first to practice using Oracle's new clustering technologies.

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What we teach you

  • Configure and administer the Oracle Database 12c high availability new features contained in Oracle Grid Infrastructure (including Clusterware, Automatic Storage Management [ASM] and Cloud FS.
  • Describe the new features contained in Oracle Data Guard.
  • Describe Oracle Global Data Services (GDS).

Required skills

Working knowledge of Oracle Database 11g: Release 2, including Clusterware, ASM and RAC

Teaching methods

Expert instruction with practical examples, computer practice

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Teaching materials

The student materials include comprehensive courseware and other necessary materials for this class. All reading materials are in English.

Course outline


  • Course Overview
  • Course Objectives

Flex Cluster

  • 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

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
  • 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

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