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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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Script to perform a regular scheduled healthcheck of a live GoldenGate configuration

Automation is a key part of every IT administrator's job role. When you perform the same task again and again, after a while it becomes monotonous. From a company's perspective this is not the most efficient use of their human capital especially when things can be automated and computers can be used to perform such tasks. Once the systems are live in production, the teams work round the clock to ensure they are up all the time. A lot of proactive work is done to identify any faults that might jeopardize the availability of the systems. Ensuring the availability of a GoldenGate replication requires regular monitoring and healthchecks. We saw in the previous recipe how to perform a manual healthcheck of a GoldenGate configuration. In this recipe, we will see how to automate some of the checks so that the report are sent in e-mail regularly.

Getting ready

The script provided in this recipe requires the following...