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Oracle Goldengate 11g Complete Cookbook

By : Ankur Gupta
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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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So far in the previous chapters we have seen how to implement GoldenGate in various configurations to replicate data. The job of the person responsible for managing GoldenGate environments does not end here. Once the system goes live like any other IT infrastructure component, GoldenGate requires maintenance. This includes applying newly released patches, and upgrading to newer GoldenGate versions. In this chapter, we will cover how to upgrade GoldenGate environments to newer versions. We will also go through how to apply application patches including DDL changes in GoldenGate environments.

GoldenGate uses a proprietary format for writing to trail files. Usually the administrator does not need to worry as to how the data is written to these trail files, however, when there is an issue in replication, the administrator would need to verify the value of the record in the trail file, and check the state of the data in the target database to identify the cause of the error. GoldenGate...