Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration

Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration

The Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration (1Z0-058) exam is primarily intended for professionals who are skilled in Oracle Grid Infrastructure and RAC Administration. The successful candidate must be able to install and configure Grid Infrastructure. They will have proven skills in administering Oracle Clusterware, making applications highly available, using Automatic Storage Management (ASM) and ASM Cluster File System (ACFS). They will also be skilled in  Real Application Cluster database installation, configuration, performance management, backup and recovery, and database services configuration.

Oracle Partners passing this exam will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. Prerequisites or additional requirements apply. Please click on the certification link for further clarification. This certification helps their companies qualify for the Oracle Real Application Clusters Specialization.
 

Exam Number:
1Z0-058
Duration:
105 minutes
Total for both sections
Associated Certifications:
Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g  and Grid Infrastructure Administrator

OPN Certified Specialist
Number of
Questions:
77
for both sections combined.
Exam Price:
US $195
More on exam pricing
Passing
Score:
Grid Infrastructure: Clusterware and ASM Section: 77%
Real Application Clusters Section: 77%

There are two sections to this exam. Both sections of the exam MUST be passed in order the pass the exam.

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Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy


Mandatory Training
Candidates who are not already certified as 11g DBA OCP must complete one of the online or in class instructor led courses below to obtain this certification. Candidates who already hold an 11g DBA OCP do not need to complete the training requirement.

Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration (Release 2) OR
Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration OR
Oracle 11g: RAC and Grid Foundation Administration OR
Oracle 11g: RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration Accelerated Release 2 OR
Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11g: Manage Clusterware and ASM OR
Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11g: Manage Clusterware and ASM Release 2

 

 

Recommended Training
Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g Release 2 and Grid Infrastructure Administration - Exam Study Guide

OPN Guided Learning Path
Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g and Grid Infrastructure Administrator

Oracle University Training
Oracle 11g: RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration Accelerated Release 2 OR
Oracle Database 11g: RAC Administration (Release 2) AND Oracle Grid Infrastructure 11g: Manage Clusterware and ASM Release 2

 

 

Additional Information & Resources
Exam Retake Policy
Specialization Catalog (PDF) for all launched and planned Specializations
Product Mapping to Specialization (XLS)

 

 

Exam 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 Clusterware

  • 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 Systems

  • 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

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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