Category: Oracle Infrastructure Project

Build your own Oracle Infrastructure Project Series.

Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 0 – Master Index

Find the post you are looking for with this master index.

Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 12 – Use Oracle Recovery Manager

Configure and use Oracle’s standard backup, restore and recovery utility.

Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 11 – Oracle RAC Database: Create, Test & Administer.

We’re now ready to create an Oracle RAC database.It’s mostly quite similar to creating a single instance Oracle database.The major differences come with how the various infrastructure components are administered.We’ll get to that in good time. Quick links to all the tasks: Task #1: Create Additional ASM Diskgroups. Task #2: Create an Oracle 12c RAC …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 10 – Install Oracle GI & Database Software

After building and configuring the hardware infrastructure, it’s time to install some Oracle software.If all the prior tasks have been completed successfully, the software installations should be easy. In Part 10, we’ll install the OEM Management Agent,  Oracle 12c Grid Infrastructure and the database software.  Quick links to all the tasks: Task #1: Install the …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 9 – Build Shared Storage Server.

The last major hurdle we need to overcome before installing some Oracle software and building a RAC database is to configure shared storage. Shared storage is the key to making Oracle RAC work. The same storage concurrently visible to and updatable from multiple servers really is the heart of the system. Enterprise class dedicated SAN …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 8 – SSH, DNS & CVU.

It’s acronym time boys and girls! Before we get to the fun part of configuring the shared storage in Part 9, we need setup a few more slightly less fun items. Secure Shell or SSH and Domain Name System or DNS. After that we take the thrill ride of running the Cluster Verification Utility or …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 7 – Build Oracle RAC Servers.

Now it’s time to start the process of building our first Oracle RAC system. To do that, we will need two Oracle Database 12c server nodes running Oracle Linux.This installment shows how to build that rather efficiently using a cool capability of Oracle VM. Quick links to all the tasks: Task #1: Install Oracle Linux on …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 6 – Build OEM Cloud Control Server.

Now that the basic building blocks of the Oracle Database infrastructure are in place, it’s time to start building out the servers themselves. A management console helps enormously with the administration and maintenance of servers and that’s what we’re going to build first. Although hardly the last word in ease of use, intuitive interface design …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 5 – Create VMs.

With the hard work of configuring the OVM Server behind us, we can move onto the relatively simple task of creating VMs. Just as with a physical computer, a virtual computer is made up of various resources. These include CPU, memory, disk, network interfaces and an operating system. The trick here is to decide how …

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Build Your Own Oracle Infrastructure: Part 4 – Configure Oracle VM Server.

Configuring Oracle VM Server using Oracle VM Manager can be a little tricky.However, once you know just a handful of concepts and some terminology, you’ll wonder what the fuss was all about.In Part 4, we’ll show you the steps to configure OVM Server in readiness to create VMs. Part of the reason Oracle VM is …

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