Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration : Beginner's Guide

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Learn
  • Implement Data Guard best practices
  • Set up physical and logical standby databases to build Data Guard configurations
  • Configure and use Data Guard Broker for an easier and more comprehensive management of Data Guard
  • Design configurations with different data protection levels
  • Perform switchover and failover operations
  • Use Active Data Guard and Snapshot Standby features to access standby databases in read-only and read-write modes
  • Integrate Data Guard with RAC, RMAN, and Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control
  • Patch Oracle Databases in a Data Guard environment
  • Deal with the most common Data Guard issues
  • Configure cascade standby databases, compression, and cross-platform implementation
About

Data Guard is the high availability, disaster recovery and data replication solution for Oracle Databases.


With the huge growth of Data Guard it’s getting harder to encounter an Oracle DBA not dealing with Data Guard. Since it’s a common DBA task to provide high availability of databases, Data Guard is a must-know topic for every Oracle Database Administrator.

"Oracle Data Guard 11g R2 Beginner's Administration Guide" is a practical guide that provides all the information you will need to configure and maintain Data Guard. This book will show you what Data Guard can really do.

By following the practical examples in this book, you’ll learn to set up your Data Guard Broker, the management framework for Data Guard configurations. Learn and implement different data protection modes, perform role transitions between databases (switchover and failover) and configure Active Data Guard. Next, we will dive into the features of Snapshot Standby. The book progresses into looking at Data Guard configuration with other Oracle products (such as EM, RAC, and RMAN) and patch databases in Data Guard. The final chapters will cover commonly encountered Data Guard issues and Data Guard best practices, which are very important to make a Data Guard configuration perfect and take maximum advantage of Data Guard properties.

Features
  • Understand the essentials and components of Oracle Data Guard
  • Configure your Data Guard environment using practical examples
  • Find solutions to the most common real-world Data Guard issues
  • Dedicated chapters for Data Guard best practices and Data Guard patching
  • See how Data Guard is integrated with the existing Oracle database cluster and backup environment
  • An easy to read, comprehensive guide with clear, step-by-step instructions
Page Count 404
Course Length 12 hours 7 minutes
ISBN 9781849687904
Date Of Publication 23 Jun 2013

Authors

Emre Baransel

Emre Baransel is a graduate of Electrical and Electronic engineering and has two Master's, one in Business Administration and the other one in Information Systems. He has been working in the IT industry for the past 10 years. He has worked for one of the largest fixed-line and GSM technology based companies in Turkey. He was nominated as an Oracle ACE in 2012. He's an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), a founding member of TROUG (Turkish Oracle User Group), and a blogger at emrebaransel.blogspot.com. He has spoken at the Oracle Open World in the US and at user group conferences in different countries of Europe. He has also contributed to the Oracle RMAN 11g Backup and Recovery book in 2010. He has focused specially on high database availability and disaster recovery solutions, cloud technologies, and database security.

Nassyam Basha

Nassyam Basha is a Database Administrator. He has around seven years of IT experience of which the last five years have been as a Production Oracle DBA. He is a post graduate who holds a master's degree in Computer Applications from the University of Madras. He started working with dBase and FoxPro, and has participated in several projects with FoxPro and Oracle database starting from Oracle 7. He is an Oracle 10g Certified Professional having good knowledge in Oracle technologies such as Data Guard, RMAN, RAC, and performance tuning. He has completed more than 90 Data Guard setups on all platforms, from RAC to non-RAC and successful cluster migrations with switchovers and failovers for many business-critical production databases with major Data Guard-related issues. He actively participates in Oracle-related forums such as OTN, having 9000+ posts, using the profile Freelists (https://forums.oracle.com/forums/profile.jspa editMode=true&userID=651869). He maintains an Oracle technology-related blog, (www.oracle-ckpt.com) and he is reachable at nassyambasha@gmail.com.