Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0 for Oracle RAC : Administration

Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0 for Oracle RAC : Administration Course Overview:

The Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0.1 for Oracle RAC: Administration course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to implement and maintain a Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle Real Application Cluster (SFRAC) environment.

Throughout the course, participants will learn about the fundamental features of SFRAC, including a detailed description of its components and core architecture. The course covers various topics such as installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of SFRAC.

Hands-on labs are an integral part of the course, allowing participants to gain practical experience in installing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting SFRAC. These labs provide participants with valuable hands-on experience in working with SFRAC, enabling them to apply their newly acquired knowledge in real-world scenarios.

Intended Audience:

This course is for database administrators, system engineers, help-desk personnel, and system integration staff who will be installing, operating, or administering Veritas Storage Foundation for Oracle RAC.

Course Objectives:

Describe cluster concepts and the SFRAC architecture.

Install and configure SFRAC.

Describe basic Oracle transactions and recovery principles.

Configure resources to manage storage, networks, and databases.

Perform administrative operations in SFRAC.

Configure I/O fencing.

Troubleshoot common operational issues in SFRAC.

Veritas Storage Foundation 6.0 for Oracle RAC : Administration

Cluster Management Using VCS

VCS in an Oracle RAC environment

Resources for managing clusterware components

Oracle RAC service groups

VCS configuration review

Installing Oracle CRS and RAC

Oracle clusterware overview

Determining Oracle file locations

Installation overview

Preparing the environment

Installing Oracle CRS and RAC

Post-installation tasks

Managing Oracle Using VCS

Creating and testing an Oracle database

Configuring a VCS Oracle resource

Monitoring alternatives

Manual administration

I/O Fencing

Data protection requirements

I/O fencing concepts and components

I/O fencing operations

I/O fencing implementation

Configuring I/O fencing

Monitoring the Cluster

Verifying SFRAC

Performing health checks and risk assessment

Monitoring Oracle components

Using log files

Troubleshooting Shutdown

Automatic shutdown

Manual cluster shutdown

Cluster shutdown problems

Problems stopping resources and service groups

Troubleshooting Startup

Automatic startup

Manual cluster startup

Cluster startup problems

Resource and service group startup problems

Troubleshooting Faults

System faults

Communication faults

SFRAC component problems

VCS resource faults

Oracle CRS faults

VCS Oracle agent for entry point

Other maintenance tasks

Install and Upgrade Considerations and Options

Installation considerations

Upgrading SFRAC

Other upgrades

I/O Fencing Configuration and Maintenance

Common disk-based I/O fencing maintenance tasks

Troubleshooting disk-based I/O fencing configuration

I/O fencing alternative configurations

Recovering fenced systems

You must have basic working knowledge of the installation, configuration, and administration of UNIX operating systems and networks. You must also know about Oracle fundamentals, Volume Manager, File System, and Cluster Server configurations.

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
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  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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