After a long wait, I have received the Oracle 10g RAC Expert Certification Kit in my hands today, as I have already taken this exam (1Z0-048) in the month of August-2008. More or less it took more than three months to reach in my hands.
Best of luck everyone who is preparing for the Oracle 10g RAC Expert Exam – 1Z0-048.
Check my other blog post on “How to prepare for 1Z0-048 - Oracle 10g RAC Certified Expert Exam.”
The Oracle RAC SIG
are putting on an event in a few weeks in Chicago, August 4th and 5th. It is called the IOUG RAC Attack!
(awesome name, I wonder who came up with it). Since my current job entails supporting an Oracle RAC environment (2 5-node clusters) and we have some newer members who are a bit green in the RAC arena, I thought it would make sense to check into the event and agenda to see if it is worthwhile to send some people to this.
From looking at the agenda and the quality speakers they (more...)
How to resolve Intermittent ORA-12545 when trying to connect to a RAC database configuration.
A few days ago I've stumbled across an annoying problem with Oracle 10.2.0.1 (yep, need to patch it) RAC causing my OCI client fail to connect with an ORA-12520 error (ORA-12520: TNS:listener could not find available handler for requested type of server).
Oracle Technology Network announces that “Oracle Unbreakable Linux support customers at the Basic and Premier support levels now can download and deploy Oracle Clusterware at no additional license fee or support cost.”
Oracle Unbreakable Linux.
Before this the clusterware needed at least one Standard Edition License.
Now you can download the clusterware and use it as an extension of your Linux to make virtually any application highly available even without having an Oracle Database Server.
For more info on this and ready made scripts see my previouse post on how to protect a single instance database with the clusterware.
Database creation in RAC environment( 2 instances). can not rely on dbca always CREATE PARAMETER FILE AND PLACE IT IN SHARED LOCATION (O:\TEST\INITTEST.ORA shared location here ) AS FOLLOWING SO THAT BOTH RAC INSTANCES CAN SHARE IT. point to this pfile/spfile from individual instance home/dbs. # START OF INITTEST.ORA *.aq_tm_processes=1*.test1.background_dump_dest='D:\Oracle\admin\test1\bdump'*.