Oracle Data Guard: Best Practices for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
To help you get started with Oracle High Availability, we have listed all of our Oracle Data Guard articles in one single place.
Introduction to Oracle Data Guard
These articles provide a thorough overview of Oracle Data Guard, making them an excellent starting point for understanding disaster recovery.
Know the core processes supporting Data Guard synchronisation
Determine the level of data safety and performance during database synchronisation
Procedures that must be followed to start and stop a Data Guard configuration
Oracle Data Guard Configuration
Learn setting up and fine-tuning the parameters to enable high availability for Oracle databases. It includes primary and standby database configurations, network settings, and advanced settings.
There are various steps in which you can configure physical standby database
Set up Physical Standby along with data guard broker
Gives you in detail overview and configuration of Oracle Data Guard Broker
Setup oracle data guard physical standby on ASM storage
Data Guard Failovers, Switchovers & Conversions
Oracle Data Guard Failovers and Switchovers enable seamless transitions between primary and standby databases, ensuring continuous data availability during planned maintenance or unexpected failures and minimising downtime.
Seamlessly transitioning between primary and standby roles
Execute smooth switchover and failover operations with Oracle Data Guard Broker
Temporarily open physical standby for testing without affecting primary database
Create a read/write copy of the primary for real-time data sync and reporting
Active data guard is opening a physical standby in read only mode
Upgrades in Oracle Data Guard
Upgrading Oracle Data Guard requires careful planning and execution to ensure seamless compatibility and maintain high availability during the process.
Carefully upgrade 11g primary and standby installed on ASM storage
Learn to upgrade standby automatically while primary is being upgraded
Configure client network to auto connect new primary during switchover / failover
Define backup & recovery in data guard configuration using RMAN
Enable automatic failover using Fast-Start-Failover Observer with Data Guard broker