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Pro Ora cle Database 10g RAC on Linux Installation, Administration, and Performance by Steve Shaw, Julian Dyke

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Introduction

This book is about deploying Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) databases on the Linux operating system. RAC enables multiple Oracle instances running on separate servers to access a single database located on shared storage. RAC technology ensures that all instances can physically modify any block in the database while maintaining a single logical copy of the data.

RAC was introduced as part of Oracle 9i in 2001 and has been improved significantly in each subsequent major release. In Oracle 10g Release 2, RAC has become a highly stable production environment on all platforms, particularly on Linux.

Linux has been available as an open source operating system for many years. However, robust, fully supported, enterprise-level versions ...

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