In Oracle Database 11g, RAC and Data Guard together provide the benefits of system-level, site-level, and data-level protection, resulting in high levels of availability and disaster recovery without loss of data. This course explains how to configure connections for high availability using various types of workload distribution and load balancing, including Fast Application Notification (FAN), Fast Connection Failover (FCF), and Transparent Application Failover (TAF). It also discusses designing for high availability by minimizing downtime using Data Guard, Data Guard Broker, rolling upgrades, ASM, various forms of RAID, and Extended RAC.
Database administrators, consultants, and IT professionals who are personally interested in updating their Oracle skills.
Before taking this course, it is recommended that the student have a general understanding of database administration, as well as the skills and knowledge commensurate with Oracle’s Database 11g: Administration Workshop I and Workshop II, or equivalent experience.