1Z0-593: Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Essentials


Exam Number: 1Z0-593

Exam Title: Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Essentials


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Oracle 1Z0-593 Certification Details:


Exam Name Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) 11g Essentials
Exam Code 1Z0-593
Exam Product Version Oracle Database 11g
Exam Price USD $245
Duration 120 minutes
Number of Questions 79
Passing Score 72%
Validated Against This exam has been validated against 11gR2.
Format Multiple Choice
Recommended Practice 1Z0-593 Online Practice Exam
Recommended Training Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g Implementation Specialist Guided Learning Path

Oracle 1Z0-593 Certification Topics:


Overview of Oracle Grid Infrastructure and RAC
  • Describe the Oracle Clusterware architecture
  • Describe the Automatic Storage Management (ASM) architecture
  • Describe the Real Application Clusters (RAC) services and Sever Pools
  • Describe the tools used for Grid Infrastructure and RAC
Planning your cluster installation
  • Use the Cluster Verification Utility (CVU)
  • Review and backup an existing Oracle environment
Preparing the cluster servers
  • Check the hardware and software requirements
  • Perform platform-specific configuration tasks
  • Check the kernel parameters with the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)
Preparing the administrator environment
  • Configure the operating system environment
  • Configure the operating system users and groups
  • Configure the secure shell (SSH)
  • Configure SSH user equivalency
Preparing the storage
  • Check storage hardware requirements
  • Describe the supported storage options
  • Implement a storage option
  • Explain the file requirements for Oracle Clusterware
  • Configure the Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR)
  • Manage the Oracle Local Registry (OLR)
  • Create ASM instances, ASM Disk Groups and ASM Files
  • Explain Multipathing
  • Describe ASMLIB
Preparing the installation directories
  • Set the Oracle Inventory directory
  • Set the Oracle Grid Infrastructure Home directory
  • Set the Oracle Base directory
  • Set the Oracle Home directory
Preparing the network
  • Identify the network requirements
  • Describe the IP address types
  • Explain the Single Client Access Name feature (SCAN)
  • Implement cluster interconnect best practices
Installing Oracle Clusterware 11g
  • Install Oracle Clusterware
  • Verify the installation
Installing the Oracle Database 11g software with RAC
  • Install the Oracle Database software
  • Configure ASM with the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)
  • Create a cluster database
  • Set the initializations parameters
Using the Server Control utility (SRVCTL)
  • Start or stop nodeapps, databases, instances, listeners and services
  • Add, move or delete instances and services
  • Manage configuration information with SRVCTL
Using the Oracle Clusterware Control utility (CRSCTL)
  • Enable or disable Oracle Clusterware daemons
  • Enable or disable debugging
  • Add, move or delete voting disks dynamically
  • Diagnose cluster issues
Using the Oracle Interface Configuration tool (OIFCFG)
  • Allocate or deallocate network interfaces and components
  • Retrieve component configuration information
Using the Oracle Cluster Registry Configuration utility (OCRCONFIG)
  • Add, replace, repair or remove an OCR
  • Manage backups and restore the OCR
Using the OCRCHECK and OCRDUMP utilities
  • Check the status of an OCR file with OCRCHECK
  • View OCR and OLR content with OCRDUMP
Using the Oracle ASM Configuration Assistant (ASMCA)
  • Manage ASM instances and disk groups with ASMCA
  • Manage Oracle ASM Dynamic Volume Manager volumes (ADVM)
  • Manage Oracle ASM Cluster File Systems (ACFS)
Using the ASM Command tool (ASMCMD)
  • Manage ASM instances and disk groups with ASMCMD
  • Manage file access control for disk groups
  • Manage files and directories within disk groups
  • Manage templates for disk groups and volumes
Using the Oracle Cluster Health Monitor (IPD/OS)
  • Check the Oracle Clusterware and RAC clusters for problems

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