Oracle Database Guard 12c Implementation with RAC (Step-by-Step)

Introduction: This is a real data guard implementation case for one of my clients. Data Guard is implemented between two clusters that reside on two different supercluster machines. The below procedure applies between any two clusters, it doesn't matter if it is a supercluster or Exadata or normal servers. I tried to put as much … Continue reading Oracle Database Guard 12c Implementation with RAC (Step-by-Step)

Oracle Data Guard 12c Switchover Issues

Environment Primary: 2-nodes 12c RAC ASM Super Cluster Oracle Solaris Dedicated Network Interface for Data Guard Dedicated Listener for Data Guard Standby: 2-nodes 12c RAC ASM Super Cluster Oracle Solaris Dedicated Network Interface for Data Guard Dedicated Listener for Data Guard What is the Issue: Sometimes, when I do a Switchover I receive an error … Continue reading Oracle Data Guard 12c Switchover Issues

Oracle Data Guard 12c Testing Scenarios

Objective The objective of this post is to show the detailed steps for: Testing Read-Only access to the Standby DatabaseTesting Active Data Guard Access to the Standby DatabaseTesting Switching over/back to/from Standby DatabaseTesting Failover to the Standby Current Data Guard Environment Testing Read-Only access to the Standby Database On the current primary database create a … Continue reading Oracle Data Guard 12c Testing Scenarios

Oracle Database Fast Cloning Options for Databases on Supercluster

I had a question from one of my customers about the available fast cloning options for Oracle databases. This customer has a supercluster on the production site and another supercluster on the DR site. The client requirement is to be able to prepare a new Test/Dev database in minutes , not hours for their large … Continue reading Oracle Database Fast Cloning Options for Databases on Supercluster