In previous articles, we have seen various methods of converting Non-RAC database to RAC database.

In this article, we will convert non-RAC database to RAC database using RMAN backup-restore utility.

Single Instance DB Name RAC DB name RAC Instance Node RAC Instance Name RAC Node Name
MGR MGR Node 1 db1 RAC1
Node 2 db2 RAC2

Step 1: Check details of Single Instance Database :

Step 2 : Take backup of database :

Step 3 : Make directory in RAC node for recovery area:

Step 4: Transfer backupset and autobackup to rac node.

Step 5 : Transfer spfile to RAC1 node , make directories :

Step 6 : Startup database in nomount stage,  Restore control file from autobackup :

Step 7 : Catalog backup files :

Step 8 : Restore database ;

Step 9 : Recover database :

Step 10 : Open database using “open resetlogs” option .

Here we have restore databse from non-rac node to rac node in normal file System.

Part – 2 is Convert Normal File System to ASM :

Convert Non ASM database to ASM Database using Duplicate Database command

Part 3 : Convert Single Instance Database to Oracle RAC :

Convert Single Instance Database to Oracle RAC

Stay tuned for More articles on Oracle RAC 

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