Creating a Physical Standby Database in an 11.2, 12.1, 12.2 or later environment
Last updated on JULY 21, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Purpose of this Document
This document serves as the master note for Creating a Standby Database and the recommended options in an Oracle Database version 11.2, 12c or beyond environment integrating the Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) Oracle Data Guard configuration best practices.
This document applies to Oracle Server versions 11.2.0.x, 12.1.0.x and 126.96.36.199 or higher.
Maximum Availability Architecture
The Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) defines Oracle’s most comprehensive architecture for reducing downtime for scheduled outages as well as preventing, detecting and recovering from unscheduled outages. Real Application Clusters (RAC) and Oracle Data Guard are integral components of the Database MAA reference architectures and solutions.
More detailed information, such as a discussion of the purpose of MAA and the benefits it provides, can be found on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/features/availability/maa-096107.html
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