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Oracle Database 19c: RAC, ASM, and Grid Infrastructure Administration

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Exam Name Oracle Database 19c: RAC, ASM, and Grid Infrastructure Administration
Exam Code 1Z0-078
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Section Objectives
RAC Databases and Architecture
  •     Describe the benefits of Oracle RAC
  •     Explain the necessity of global resources
  •     Describe global cache coordination
Installing and Configuring Oracle RAC
  •     Install the Oracle database software
  •     Create a cluster database
  •     Convert a single instance Oracle database to RAC
Administering Oracle RAC
  •     Define redo log files in a RAC environment
  •     Define undo tablespaces in a RAC environment
  •     Start and stop RAC databases and instances
  •     Modify initialization parameters in a RAC environment
Managing Backup and Recovery for RAC
  •     Configure the RAC database to use ARCHIVELOG mode and the fast recovery area
  •     Configure RMAN for the RAC environment
Managing Global Resources
  •     Explain the need for  global concurrency control
  •     Describe the Global Resource Directory
  •     Explain how  global resources are managed
  •     Explain global enqueue and instance lock management
  •     Explain global buffer cache management
  •     Explain use of Affinity to reduce Global Resource Contention
RAC Database Monitoring and Tuning
  •     Identify RAC-specific tuning components
  •     Determine RAC-specific wait-events, global enqueues and system statistics
  •     Implement the most common RAC tuning practices
  •     Use the Cluster Database Performance pages
  •     Use the Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) in RAC
  •     Use Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) in RAC
  •     RAC Database SGA Runtime Management
Managing High Availability of Services
  •     Configure and manage services in a RAC environment
  •     Use services with client applications
  •     Configure services aggregation and tracing
Managing High Availability for Connections and Applications
  •     Configure client-side connect-time load balancing and failover
  •     Configure server-side connect-time load balancing
  •     Use the Load Balancing Advisory (LBA)
  •     Explain the benefits of Fast Application Notification (FAN)
  •     Configure Transparent Application Failover (TAF)
  •     Co-location Tag for Client Routing
  •     Transparent Application Continuity
  •     Dynamic Services Fallback
Upgrading and Patching Oracle RAC
  •     Plan for rolling patches and rolling updates
  •     Install a patchset with the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) utility
  •     Install a patch with the opatch utility
Managing Oracle RAC One Node
  •     Convert an Oracle RAC One Node database to a RAC database
  •     Use DBCA to convert a single-instance database to a RAC One Node database
Using Oracle Database Quality of Service Management (QoS)
  •     Explain the purpose and benefits of using QoS
  •     Explain the operation of QoS
Using Multitenant Architecture in a RAC Environment
  •     Describe the multitenant architecture in RAC and non-RAC environments
  •     Create a RAC multitenant container database (CDB)
  •     Create a pluggable database (PDB) in a RAC CDB
  •     Use the default CDB and PDB services
  •     Create PDB services to associate PDB services with server pools
  •     Automated PDB Patching and Relocation
Introduction to Clusterware
  •     Explain the principles and purposes of clusters
  •     Describe Cluster hardware best practices
  •     Describe how Grid Plug and Play affects Clusterware
Oracle Clusterware Architecture
  •     Explain the Oracle Clusterware architecture
  •     Describe Oracle Clusterware startup details
Flex Clusters
  •     Explain the Flex Cluster architecture and components
  •     Describe the effect of node failure in a Flex Cluster
Grid Infrastructure Installation Planning and Pre-Tasks
  •     Plan for Grid Infrastructure installation
  •     Verify system and network requirements
  •     Create groups and users
  •     Create directories
Grid Infrastructure Installation
  •     Install Grid Infrastructure
  •     Verify the installation
  •     Configure ASM disk groups
  •     Optional Install for the Grid Infrastructure Management Repository
Managing Cluster Nodes
  •     Perform the prerequisite steps to extend a cluster
  •     Delete a node from a cluster
  •     Use DBCA to ADD new nodes to extend the cluster
Traditional Clusterware Management
  •     Perform day to day Clusterware administration tasks
  •     Perform Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR) backup and recovery
  •     Manage network settings
  •     Explain the scope and capabilities of what-if command evaluation
  •     Secure Cluster Communication
Policy-Based Cluster Management
  •     Explain the architecture and components of policy-based cluster management
  •     Administer server categorization
  •     Administer a policy set
  •     Activate a policy
Upgrading and Patching Grid Infrastructure
  •     Explain the types of patches and upgrades available
  •     Plan for rolling patches and rolling upgrades
  •     Compare software versions with the active version
  •     Install a patchset with the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)
  •     Install a patch with the opatch utility
  •     Zero-Downtime Oracle Grid Infrastructure Patching
Troubleshooting Oracle Clusterware
  •     Locate the Oracle Clusterware log files and use diagcollection.pl
  •     Enable resource debugging
  •     Enable component-level debugging
  •     Troubleshoot the Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR) file
Making Applications Highly Available with Oracle Clusterware
  •     Explain the hivh availability components of Oracle Clusterware
  •     Explain policy-managed and administration-managed databases
  •     Create an application Virtual IP (VIP)
  •     Manage application resources
Automatic Storage Management (ASM) Administration Overview of ASM
  •     Explain the Automatic Storage Management (ASM) architecture
  •     Describe the components of ASM
Administering ASM Instances
  •     Explain and apply initialization parameters for ASM instances
  •     Manage ASM instances and associated processes
  •     Monitor ASM instances using the V$ASM dynamic performance views
  •     Describe the architecture and components of Flex ASM
  •     Install and configure Flex ASM
  •     Manage Flex ASM
Administering ASM Disk Groups
  •     Create and delete ASM disk groups
  •     Set the attributes of an existing ASM disk group
  •     Perform ongoing maintenance tasks on ASM disk groups
  •     Explain key performance and scalability considerations for ASM disk groups
Administering ASM Files, Directories and Templates
  •     Use client tools to access ASM files
  •     Describe the format of a fully qualified ASM file name
  •     Explain how ASM files, directories and aliases are created and managed
  •     Describe and manage disk group templates
Administering Oracle CloudFS
  •     Administer ASM Dynamic Volume Manager
  •     Manage ASM volumes
  •     Implement ASM Cluster File System (ACFS)
  •     Use ACFS snapshots
Oracle CloudFS Advance Topics
  •     Configure ACFS auditing
  •     Implement ACFS encryption
  •     Configure and manage ACFC replication
  •     Implement ACFS tagging
  •     Configure High Availability NFS
RAC Architecture and Databases Talk about the good things Oracle RAC brings, why we need resources that everyone can use, and how Oracle RAC makes sure data is shared properly between different places.
Configuring and Installing Oracle RAC Set up the Oracle database program, make a database that works together in a group, and change a single Oracle database into one that can work with RAC.
Administering Oracle RAC Explain what redo log files are in a RAC setup, explain what undo tablespaces are in a RAC setup, how to turn RAC databases and parts of it on and off, and how to change starting settings in a RAC setup.
Managing Backup and Recovery for RAC Set up the RAC database for saving logs and quick recovery, and set up RMAN (backup software) for use with RAC.
Managing Global Resources  Talk about why managing access across the whole system is important, what the big list of shared resources is, how these shared items are looked after, how to handle waiting lines and locks between parts of the system, how to keep shared data in order, and how sticking to certain areas can lessen competition for shared resources.
Database Tuning and Monitoring of RAC
Find tuning parts unique to RAC, pinpoint RAC-specific delays, queues, and stats, apply common RAC tuning methods, utilize Cluster Database Performance tools, employ AWR and ADDM in RAC, and manage RAC Database SGA in real-time.
Handling and Overseeing High Availability of Services
Set up and handle services in RAC, use services with apps, and set up service grouping and tracking.
Overseeing Strong Availability for Applications and Connections Set up how clients balance load and switch over if something goes wrong, and how servers balance load at connection time. Use advice for balancing load better, talk about how Fast Application Notification helps, set up automatic switching for apps when there's a problem, use tags to guide client connections, keep apps running smoothly even when there are issues, and switch services dynamically when needed.
Patching and Upgrading of Oracle RAC Prepare for gradual updates and fixes, use the Oracle tool to add big updates, and apply smaller updates with the Opatch tool.
Overseeing Oracle RAC One Node Change a single Oracle RAC One Node database into a full RAC database, and use the DBCA tool to change a single-instance database into a RAC One Node database.
Database Quality of Service Management (QoS) Describe why QoS is used and its advantages, and explain how QoS works.
Multitenant Architecture in a RAC Environment Talk about how multitenant setups work in both RAC and non-RAC settings. Make a RAC container database that can hold multiple databases. Add a smaller, pluggable database to this RAC setup. Use the standard services for container and pluggable databases. Set up special services for pluggable databases and link them with server groups. Also, discuss how pluggable databases can be updated and moved automatically.
Grid Infrastructure Administration Grid Infrastructure Administration
Introduction to Clusterware Talk about why clusters are used and how they work. Discuss the best ways to set up cluster hardware. Explain how Grid Plug and Play impacts the way clusters operate.
Oracle Clusterware Architecture Describe the structure of Oracle Clusterware and explain how Oracle Clusterware starts up
Flex Clusters Talk about how Flex Cluster is set up and what parts it has. Explain what happens when a node in a Flex Cluster stops working.
Installation, Planning, and Pre-Tasks Related to Grid Infrastructure Prepare for installing Grid Infrastructure, check that system and network meet the needs, set up groups and user accounts, and make the needed folders.
Installation of Grid Infrastructure Set up Grid Infrastructure, check that it's installed correctly, set up ASM storage groups, and you might also install the management repository for Grid Infrastructure.
Managing Cluster Nodes Carry out the necessary steps to add to a cluster and remove a node from a cluster.
Traditional Clusterware Management Do daily tasks for managing Clusterware, back up and restore the Oracle Cluster Registry, handle network settings, understand how to use "what-if" commands to predict outcomes, and keep cluster communication safe.
Policy-Based Cluster Management
Talk about how policy-based cluster management is built and what parts it has, manage how servers are grouped, handle a set of rules, and put a rule into action.
Upgrading and Patching Grid Infrastructure
Talk about the different kinds of updates and fixes you can do, prepare for updates and fixes that don't interrupt service, check current software against the latest version, use Oracle's tool to add big updates, use the opatch tool for smaller fixes, and update the Oracle Grid Infrastructure without stopping it.
Troubleshooting Oracle Clusterware Find the Oracle Clusterware logs and use diagcollection.pl, turn on debugging for resources and parts, and fix issues with the Oracle Cluster Registry file.
Making Applications Highly Available with Oracle Clusterware Talk about the parts of Oracle Clusterware that keep things running smoothly, describe databases managed by rules and those managed by admins, set up a special IP for apps, and handle app resources.
Making Applications Highly Available with Oracle Clusterware Talk about the parts of Oracle Clusterware that keep things running smoothly, describe databases managed by rules and those managed by admins, set up a special IP for apps, and handle app resources.
Automatic Storage Management (ASM) Administration Talk about how Automatic Storage Management (ASM) is set up and what parts it has.
Administering ASM Instances Describe and use starting settings for ASM setups, handle ASM setups and their related processes, and keep an eye on ASM setups with V$ASM performance charts.
FLEX ASM Explain and understand the elements of Flex ASM
Administering ASM Disk Groups
Make and remove ASM storage groups, change the settings of a current ASM storage group, keep up with regular upkeep of ASM storage groups, and discuss important factors for how well and how much ASM storage groups can handle.
Administering ASM Files, Directories and Templates
 Access ASM files with client tools, explain the full format of an ASM file name, talk about making and handling ASM files, folders, and shortcuts, and handle disk group templates.
Administering Oracle CloudFS Manage the ASM Dynamic Volume Manager, handle ASM storage areas, set up the ASM Cluster File System, and use ACFS snapshots.
Oracle CloudFS Advance Topics
 Set up auditing for ACFS, start using ACFS encryption, set up and handle ACFS copying, use ACFS tags, and set up a very reliable NFS.

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