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Configuring Oracle Universal Connection Pool (UCP) for Planned Outages (Doc ID 1593786.1)

Last updated on APRIL 29, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Universal Connection Pool - Version and later
JDBC - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 This document discusses how to configure Universal Connection Pool (UCP) for JDBC and database services to enable graceful application switchover between RAC nodes with zero downtime.


 This document is intended for architects, database administrators, and application developers.


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In this Document
 1. Configuration of database services
 2. Configuration of Oracle Net connection URLs 
 3. Configuration of UCP pool parameters
 4. Best practices for managing UCP connections in Java
 5. Key points when Using Oracle 12c Application Continuity

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