In-Place Upgrade 11gR2 RAC : 11.2.0.1 To 11.2.0.2

Sharing a post from my friend “Carthik” on 11gR2 RAC in-place upgrade. Overview ======== Starting oracle 11gR2 the Oracle database and Clusterware upgrades are done via the “Out of place upgrade”. And is the easier way to perform your upgrade.  However, the intent of this blog is to explain how an “In-Place upgrade” of a…

11gR2: Steps to Rename ASM Diskgroup with DB files

11gR2 introduced renamedg utility to rename diskgroups. I would discuss renaming a diskgroup on a Standalone Grid Infrastructure installation with Oracle Restart. Before you use the command, ensure that ASM diskgroup is dismounted. Below is syntax for the command. You can refer to 11gR2 docs for details renamedg [phase={ one|two |both } ] dgname=diskgroup newdgname=newdiskgroup [config=configfile]…

Link:11gR2 RAC installation steps on OEL4

If you are looking for steps for 11gR2 RAC installation, you can refer to this article by Rajeev Ramdas at Dbastreet.com. Article lists down steps for installing 11gR2 RAC on 64 bit Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 (OEL4) using ASM for storage. As Raw devices are no longer supported, OCR and Voting Disks are also stored…

11gR2 Database Installation with ASM on OEL5

I will be listing down steps for 11g Release 2 installation on Linux x86. There has been few changes incorporated in 11gR2 which must be given due consideration before starting installation. ASM instance now runs from new Oracle Home called Grid Infrastructure. If you wish to use ASM for storing database files, then you should…