RAC - Installing your First RAC Abstract : Oracle Real Application Clusters have been one of the hottest technologies in the market since 2001 prior this is know OPS in 8i. Oracle has brought revolution in the field of database by enhancing RAC technologies in it each version. This presentation will give introduction of RAC and features introduced in each version of RAC. This presentation contains the demo of building Oracle clusterware from the scratch. Also we will discuss the new components and its features during installation. This presentation and demo will be done on version 11GR2. Which will be used as a base for our next presentation Viz. Upgradation of RAC 11GR2 to 12C RAC. This presentation will give brief insight information of RAC infrastructure setup. Sometimes DBA doesn’t fully aware of prerequisite and verification steps that needs to perform before installing clusterware, So this session will cover thing to consider before installing clusterware and best practices followed during the whole process. Agenda Introduction of RAC Installation of Clusterware. Creating diskgroup / Adding disk to Diskgroup using ASMCA. Creation of ACFS Volume. Installation of RAC Database using DBCA.