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Oracle Goldengate 11g Complete Cookbook

By : Ankur Gupta
Book Image

Oracle Goldengate 11g Complete Cookbook

By: Ankur Gupta

Overview of this book

Oracle Goldengate 11g Complete Cookbook is your complete guide to all aspects of Goldengate administration. The recipes in this book will teach you how to setup Goldengate configurations for simple and complex environments requiring various filtering and transformations. It also covers various aspects of tuning and troubleshooting the replication setups using exception handling, custom fields, and logdump utility.The book begins by explaining some basic tasks like Installation and Process groups setup. You will then be introduced to some further topics including DDL replication and various options to perform Initial Loads. You will then learn some advanced administration tasks such as Multi Master replication setup and conflict resolution. Further recipes, contain the cross platform replication and high availability options for Goldengate.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Oracle GoldenGate 11g Complete Cookbook
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Automatic failover of a DBFS-based configuration

In this recipe we will look into the underlying working of how the Clusterware performs an automatic failover of the GoldenGate resources when the active node where the GoldenGate Manager process is running fails.

Getting ready

In this recipe we will refer to the setup performed in the Creating a highly available GoldenGate configuration using Oracle Clusterware and DBFS recipe.

How to do it...

For the purpose of this recipe, we will demonstrate the failure of the active node of the cluster by powering it off. The scenario demonstrated in this recipe refers to a natural occurrence of the failure event in the real world.

  1. We will shut down the first node of the cluster where the ggate_vip, ggate_mgr, ggate_dbfs resources are currently online.

  2. In order to shut down the machine, in the Virtual Machine Window, navigate to Machine | ACPI Shutdown:

  3. Select Power off the Machine and click on OK.

How it works...

We have seen from the configuration steps of...