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    Are you scared of Oracle RAC Database ?
    Tuesday, July 03, 2007
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    I saw an interesting post on Oracle Real Application Cluster Database at Kirk'S Blog Who's afraid of the big bad RAC

    Biggest challenge in learning / understanding RAC is lack of hands on experience because of expensive hardware, network cards, interconnect and cluster file system. In this and coming posts I'll cover step by step Oracle RAC installation and configuration on single laptop/desktop using VMWare Server without investing anything extra on hardware (using two virtual machines, virtual network cards and virtual shared disk for Oracle RAC database shared files system ).

    Here are broad level steps for configuring/building Oracle RAC Database on laptop/desktop machine (without investing any thing on hardware).

    -- Install VMWare Server on your desktop or laptop
    -- Create a Virtual Linux Machine RAC1
    -- Install Linux Operating on RAC1
    -- Add virtual shared disk for voting disk, ocr and ASM
    -- Add virtual network card for private interconnect
    -- Configure network card and virtual shared disk
    -- Clone Virtual Machine from RAC1 and RAC2
    -- Configure User Equivalency and other Oracle RAC prereqs.
    -- Download and install Oracle RAC Software (Clusterware)
    -- Download and install RAC Database software using ASM

    Download :
    Download following software required in building your own Oracle RAC Database
    -- Download VMWare Server Console
    -- Download Red Hat Linux ES 3
    -- Download Oracle Database (10201_database_linux32.zip) & Oracle Clusterware (10201_clusterware_linux32.zip)

    Related :
    2 Days Real Applications Clusters Guide

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    • At 8:36 AM, Blogger Firas said…

      Hey,

      You are great my friend. This is exactly what every DBA needs to do... waitinf for more on this.

      Keep it up.

      Cheers,

       
    • At 4:06 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Do i need to buy license for Red hat Linux?

      I want to install and learn in my laptop. Please give me link to download for free....

       
    • At 4:58 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Unfortunately ES is not free, try same on desktop version to see if this works

       
    • At 5:54 AM, Blogger arindam said…

      HI Atul,
      Thanks a lot for ur post regarding step by step Installation of Oracle RAC Database on single machine ....
      But for nrtwork card what type of network card is needed for used oracle clusterware. Because what I found there are diff types of netwotk card available with diff options. If you plz elaborate also
      this.

      Thnaks

      Arindam

       
    • At 9:12 AM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Hi Arindan,
      Can you elaborate on what all kind of network card you are talking about here ? Is this w.r.t. VMWare you are talking about ? If yes check my next post at

      http://becomeappsdba.blogspot.com/2007/07/building-oracle-rac-part-ii-install.html

       
    • At 2:04 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Hi,

      CentOS works just fine. I have now 10G database and application on two different notebooks. Next time I will use WMware on CentOS to install RAC on one + Application on another PC.
      Great site Atul!

      Eddie
      Oslo

       
    • At 2:45 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Atul,

      Heartly Congrats for one year to your blog. You did hard work.

      My Best Wishes are with you for your future career.

      Ramnik Gupta

       
    • At 7:50 AM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks Ramnik.

       
    • At 9:39 AM, Blogger yasser said…

      Hi Atul,

      As Redhat ES 3 is not freeware, can i use CentOS 3.9 version for Oracle RAC implementation.
      Do i need to install RPM's as specified in this web site.....
      If yes will i find same RPM's name in CentOS as you specified for Redhat ES 3 version.

      Regards,
      Yasser.

       
    • At 10:27 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Check installation guides mentioned in this post for CenOS RPM's specific to your version of OS

       
    • At 11:29 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Hello Atul

      This is kamal.Your efforts are really great man.You are really doing a grt work. My best wishes are for you

      Atul can we use fedora for Oracle Rac implementation

      Thanks
      kamal

       
    • At 11:37 PM, Blogger Atul Kumar said…

      Thanks Kamal, Yes You can use fedora. Check o.s. patches and kernel setting w.r.t. Fedora in RAC Intallation guide mentioned above

       
    • At 11:00 PM, Blogger Ratnababu said…

      Hi Atul, thanks for maintaing wonderfull site. I have few boubts on RAC configuration on my laptop.

      1) I downloaded enterprise linux (X86) from oracle e-delivery website. Can I used this as a OS instead of redhat linux enterprise edition ?

      2) I have a CENTOS software, Can I use their either?

      Thanks,

       
    • At 4:18 AM, Anonymous arun said…

      hi atul...

      my name is arun , just join as trainee as oracle dbaprofile...
      i have good exposure in 10g installation
      RAC installation..but my certification is on 9i OCP ..
      i want to go with RAC certification can u help me..A Good cheap institute where i can learn RAC, i Have basic knowledge of RAC and participated in RAC installtion in my company (new Delhi)...

      Suggest for my future What should i do next..should i go for APP DBA . OR RAC certification..
      help me...

      Thanks yar
      Arun

       
    • At 8:58 PM, Blogger Jibs said…

      Hi Atul,

      would it be possible to send me a very good spec for a laptop and the necessary accessories ie network card that I will need to buy to install RAC using VMware.
      Thanks
      Jibs

       
    • At 9:00 PM, Blogger Jibs said…

      Hi Atul,

      would it be possible to send me a very good spec for a laptop and the necessary accessories ie network card that I will need to buy to install RAC using VMware.
      Thanks
      J

       
    • At 10:19 AM, Blogger rahul said…

      hai atul
      this is nagaraj linux admin
      i completed 10g dba now can i join 11i apps dba is it realted for dba or applications
      plz send details
      nagaraj

       
    • At 6:53 AM, Blogger Shady said…

      Hi Atul,

      Great site.... i am in the process of installing RAC on Linux ES5 on my laptop. I had on question in mind. Does the RAC setup using VMWare requires 4 GB RAM or is 2 GB sufficient.

       
    • At 6:49 AM, Blogger vinod said…

      Hi Atul,

      Can I use Red Hat Linux 9?

      Thanks,

      Ravi

       
    • At 6:52 AM, Blogger vinod said…

      Hi Atul,

      Can I use Red Hat Linux 9?

      Thanks,

      Vinod

       
    • At 1:04 PM, Blogger Subha said…

      HI Atul,
      I saw umpteen number of fabulous comments. Hats off to your work.

      I am working on RAC setup on Windows these dayz to test our product. However, I have few queries:

      1) Do i need to create Voting Disk partition and OCR partition on every node in the cluster? As per my understanding, it is only required on the shared storage machine. Please correct me if i am wrong.

      2) How do i establish a connection between the shared storage and the clustered nodes? Host file entry?

      Thanks in advance.
      Subha

       
    • At 4:01 PM, Blogger hemanth said…

      Atul,
      Can you please upload any RAC tuning info?

      Regards
      Balla

       
    • At 4:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

      Atul,
      Can you please upload any RAC tuning info?

      Regards
      Balla

       
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