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Book Review: Oracle 11g R1/R2 Real Application Clusters Essentials by Ben Prusinski and Syed Jaffer Hussain (Packt Publishing)

Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC)  becomes the technology of choice for highly available and highly scalable deployment of enterprise Oracle database environment. With its innovative technology it comes with no surprise its complexity. The complexity is not only with the underlying database technology itself, but also how well you design and implement it to work […]

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Easy Connect (EZCONNECT) Naming Method with Instance Name

Oftentimes I use the Easy Connect (EZCONNECT) to connect to a new database just to quickly verify database connectivity. The syntax I usually use is as follows: CONNECT username/password@[//]host[:port][/service_name] CONNECT scott/tiger@host1-vip:1522/RACDB In RAC, this will connect to whatever instance based on the service’s load balancing goal. I just learned that with the 11g net services […]

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RAC Assessment from Oracle

In our first large-scale Oracle 11g RAC with ASM deployment, we started this project by engaging Oracle. The primary goal of this engagement is to get as much technical input as possible especially when it comes to the areas of best practices. We’ve been advised by our Oracle account manager to use free RAC assessment […]

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