Tips and Tricks: Linux Best Practices and Automation for DBAs

Tips and Tricks: Linux Best Practices and Automation for DBAs

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Linux continues to gain market share as a reliable 7/24 mission-critical enterprise server platform. As a DBA in today's economy, you must possess both the system and database expertise. In this session, learn the tips and tricks to install and configure Linux with all the industry best practices. Don't stop there. You need to learn the secrets of automating the Grid Infrastructure and database software stack for both RAC and non-RAC environments. Imagine being able to provision a 4 node RAC cluster that is fully patched and being able to create a RAC database on Oracle 19c in couple of hours. Learn all the best practices for Red Hat/Oracle Linux 7 and 8 required to implement Oracle Databases in bare metal servers and in virtualized infrastructures. Leveraging real-life experiences and techniques, learn from the author of the Linux Recipes for DBAs book by APress on how-to: 1. Leverage PreInstall RPMs to prepare the Linux environment for Oracle database, OEM Agents, and EBusiness Suite environments 2. Setup and leverage a local Yum Repository 3. Setup Huge Pages / Disable Transparent Huge Pages 4. Setup Jumbo Frames 5. Setup Oracle ASM Filter Driver vs ASMLIB 6. Setup correct partition alignment 7. Automate Grid Infrastructure provisioning 8. Create ASM instance in silent mode 9. Automate Database provisioning 10. Automate installation of release updates and one-ff patches 11. Automate Grid Infrastructure and Oracle Database software cloning 12. Create ASM disk group with XML files 13. Create Golden Image databases for future cloning 14. Setup rsync to synchronize file system from source and target servers And much more.

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