Re: Need Oracle RAC and CRS tutorials source

From: Apps DBA <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 11:14:13 +0530
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Thanks Andrew for your inputs !! But I am looking more on internals to understand what does what and how CRS and RAC behave together? etc. Please provide some source or blogs, books which makes me understand more on RAC/CRS/performance/events etc.

On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 2:22 AM, Andrew Kerber <>wrote:

> The best way I have found to understand RAC basics is to build a RAC on
> vmware or virtual box. And use iscsi to set up your shared disks, having
> to configure the drives from a storage server is much more realistic than
> just sharing the virtual disk files. You learn a lot by doing it
> yourself. For that matter, these days you can find some pretty cheap
> desktop class machines, install OEL, and build your own physical cluster.
> The biggest expense I had when building a physical cluster was the
> additional network cards and switches I purchased because I wanted to get
> it as close to a real implementation as I could while keeping the price
> less than $1000.
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Apps DBA <> wrote:
>> Hi Gurus,
>> I am looking for Oracle RAC, CRS video tutorials and book
>> references to understand in and out of CRS, OCFS, and RAC functioning &
>> performance ( RAC related wait events). Please share and help me.
>> Thanks,
>> -RK
>> --
> --
> Andrew W. Kerber
> 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'

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