1Z0-058: Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration


Exam Number: 1Z0-058

Exam Title: Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration


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Oracle 1Z0-058 Certification Details:


Exam Name Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration
Exam Code 1Z0-058
Exam Product Version Oracle Database 11g
Exam Price USD $245
Duration 120 minutes
Number of Questions Section 1 = 46
Section 2 = 30
Passing Score Section 1 = 60%; Section 2 = 60%
Validated Against This exam has been validated against 11g R2.
Format Multiple Choice
Recommended Practice 1Z0-058 Online Practice Exam
Recommended Training Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration

Oracle 1Z0-058 Certification Topics:


Section 1 - Grid Infrastructure: Clusterware and ASM

Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Explain the principles and purposes of clusters
  • Describe Cluster hardware best practices
  • Understand Oracle Clusterware Architecture
  • Describe how Grid Plug and Play affects Clusterware
  • Describe ASM architecture and components
Grid Infrastructure Installation
  • Perform pre-install tasks for Grid Infrastructure
  • Install Grid Infrastructure
  • Verify the installation
  • Configure ASM disk groups
  • Configure ASM volumes
  • Make ASM cluster file system
  • Mount ACFS volumes
Administering Oracle Clusterware
  • Display Clusterware management proficiency
  • Demonstrate OCR backup and recovery techniques
  • Managing Network Settings
Managing Clusterware
  • Perform prerequisite steps for extending a cluster
  • Use Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) to add a node to an Oracle Clusterware home
  • Use OUI to remove a node from an Oracle Clusterware home
Making Applications Highly Available With Oracle
  • Describe the High Availability components of Oracle Clusterware
  • Contrast Policy-Managed and Administration Managed databases
  • Describe the functionality of server pools
  • Describe application placement policies
  • Create an application Virtual IP (VIP)
  • Manage application resources
Troubleshooting Oracle Clusterware
  • Locate Oracle Clusterware log files
  • Gather all log files using diagcollection.pl
  • Enable resource debugging
  • Enable component-level debugging
  • Enable tracing for Java-based tools
  • Troubleshoot the Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR) file
Administering ASM Instances 
  • Understand and apply ASM initialization parameters
  • Manage ASM instances and associated processes
  • Monitor ASM using the V$ASM dynamic performance views
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 different 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
  • Understand and manage disk group templates
Administering ASM Cluster File
  • Administer ASM Dynamic Volume Manager
  • Manage ASM volumes
  • Implement ASM Cluster File System
  • Manage ASM Cluster File System (ACFS)
  • Use ACFS Snapshots
  • Using command line tools to Manage ACFS
Section 2 - Real Application Clusters
Real Application Clusters Database Installation
  • Install the Oracle database software
  • Create a cluster database
  • Perform post-database creation tasks
  • Perform a single instance to RAC conversion
RAC Database Administration
  • Use Enterprise Manager cluster database pages
  • 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
Use Enterprise Manager cluster database pages
  • 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 flash recovery area
  • Recover from media failure and instance failures
  • Tune instance recovery in RAC
  • Configure RMAN for the RAC environment
RAC DB Monitoring and Tuning
  • Determine RAC-specific tuning components
  • Determine RAC-specific wait events, global enqueues, and system statistics
  • Implement the most common RAC tuning tips
  • Use the Cluster Database Performance pages
  • Use the Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) in RAC
  • Use Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) in RAC
Services
  • Configure and manage services in a RAC environment
  • Use services with client applications
  • Use services with the Database Resource Manager and scheduler
  • Configure services aggregation and tracing
High Availability Connections(Appendix-D)
  • Configure client-side, connect-time load balancing and connect-time failover
  • Configure server-side, connect-time load balancing
  • Use the Load Balancing Advisory (LBA)
  • Describe the benefits of Fast Application Notification (FAN)
  • Configure server-side callouts
  • Configure Transparent Application Failover (TAF)
Design for High Availability
  • Design a Maximum Availability Architecture in your environment
  • Determine the best RAC and Data Guard topologies for your environment
  • Configure the Data Guard Broker configuration files in a RAC environment
  • Patch your RAC system in a rolling fashion

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