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Oracle RAC Tuning

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) Tuning Training

© 2009 by Burleson Consulting

This online course consists of 18 one hour lessons and costs $1,795 per student.
Key Features

* Expert techniques for monitoring and tuning cluster bottlenecks.

* See how to optimize your cluster architecture for optimal performance.

* Learn secrets for monitoring transient RAC performance issues.

* See how to minimize pinging and optimizer the cache fusion interconnect.

* Understand expert tips for managing disk I/O in RAC.

* See how to expose the internal concurrency, resource coordination and locking mechanism within RAC.

* See how to tune RAC block transfers with the cache transfer views.

* Learn how to monitor RAC performance with Oracle Grid control.

* Get real-world scripts for proactive RAC and Grid performance management and exception reporting.


This is an intensive 3-day hands-on Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) tuning course.

Unlike other Oracle RAC tuning classes, this course is taught by a practicing RAC expert with years of experience in tuning mission-critical RAC databases. 

The course focuses on RAC disk I/O tuning, SGA tuning and tuning the cache fusion cluster interconnect.  The course will also include specialized Oracle RAC tuning script for monitoring all of the critical RAC performance areas.

This hands-on Oracle RAC training is special because this course is taught by a veteran Oracle Certified DBA with years of full-time experience.

  Oracle RAC & Grid Tuning

Mike Ault

ISBN 0-9761573-5-7

This is an advanced Oracle Real Application Clusters tuning course that is designed for practicing Oracle professionals who have basic experience with Oracle RAC architecture and RAC administration.  While prior experience with RAC is not a firm prerequisite, experience with Oracle database administration is a plus.

This Oracle RAC Clusters tuning training was designed by Donald K. Burleson.  Author of more than 30 database books, Burleson was chosen by Oracle Press to write five authorized editions, including Oracle High-Performance SQL tuning. Burleson Consulting instructors have over a decade of real-world DBA experience in Oracle cluster technology and shares their Oracle RAC tuning secrets in this Oracle RAC tuning training.

Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) Tuning


  1. Using Automated Memory Management (AMM) with RAC
  2. Disk Monitoring and Tuning for RAC and ASM
  3. Monitoring RAC Cluster Interconnect Performance
  4. Monitoring and Tuning RAC using OEM
  5. RAC Tuning Guidelines
  6. Configuring the Oracle Intelligent Agent With RAC
  7. Overview of Cache Fusion
  8. SGA Components and Locking
  9. RAC Lock tuning Components
  10. Resource Coordination in RAC
  11. Cache Fusion and Recovery tuning
  12. Multi – Version Consistency Model
  13. Analysis of RAC Performance Issues
  14. Block transfers using Cache Fusion
  15. Use of the cache_transfer Views
  16. Step-by-Step Setup of the Intelligent Agents on UNIX
  17. Parallelism in Oracle RAC Databases
  18. Monitoring and Diagnosing the Parallel Execution




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