Oracle Database 12c R2: ASM Administration Ed 2

Cost $2,700

Course Code

2 days

Live Virtual Class

What you will learn

This Oracle Database 12c R2: ASM Administration training teaches you about Oracle ASM architecture. Expert Oracle University instructors will help you develop a deeper understanding of both standard ASM and Flex ASM applications. In this course, you will be introduced to Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service.

Learn To:

  • Administer ASM files, directories, templates, and disk groups.
  • Manage and administer Oracle ASM File System and its components.
  • Gain an understanding of ASM New Features.
  • Gain an understanding of the Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service.

Benefits to You

Ensure fast, reliable, secure and easy to manage performance. Optimize database workloads, lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds by learning about the Oracle Database 12c Grid Infrastructure, specifically Oracle ASM.


Suggested Prerequisite

  • Working knowledge of Oracle Clusterware, ASM & RAC on Linux
  • Oracle Database 12c R2: RAC Administration
  • Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware Administration

Required Prerequisite

  • Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware Administration Ed 2
  • Oracle Database 12c R2: RAC Administration Ed 2
  • Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware Administration
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Database 11g: Release 2 on Linux Operating System
  • Oracle Database 12c R2: Clusterware Administration


  • Administrator
  • Database Administrator


  • Manage ASM instances and associated processes
  • Monitor ASM using the V$ASM dynamic performance views
  • Manage Flex ASM
  • Understand Flex ASM architecture and components
  • Manage Flex ASM Disk Group
  • Create and delete Automatic Storage Management (ASM) disk groups
  • Employ ASM space management techniques
  • Set the attributes of an existing ASM disk group
  • Perform ongoing maintenance tasks on ASM disk groups
  • Explain key performance and scalability considerations for ASM disk groups
  • Use different client tools to access ASM files
  • Describe the format of a fully qualified ASM file name
  • Describe the Automatic Storage Management (ASM) architecture
  • Describe the components of ASM
  • Understand ASM Deployment Alternatives
  • Explain and apply Automatic Storage Management (ASM) initialization parameters


  • Oracle ASM Overview
    • Overview of ASM
    • ASM Placement in Storage Stack
    • ASM Cluster Configuration for Oracle RAC
    • ASM Software Installation
    • ASM Key Components
    • ASM Instance Designs
    • ASM Utilities
  • Administering ASM Instance
    • Operating with Different releases of Oracle ASM and Database Instances
    • Managing ASM instance with various tools
    • Instance Startup and Shutdown
    • ASM Instance Parameters
    • Adjusting ASM Instance Parameters in SPFILEs
    • ASM System Privileges
    • ASM OS Groups and Role Separation
    • ASM Instance Connection modes
  • Flex ASM
    • Flex ASM Architecture
    • Background and Overview
    • ASM Deployment Alternatives
    • Configuring Flex ASM
    • Managing Flex ASM
    • Relocating an ASM Client
    • ASM IO Services and Configuration
  • Administering ASM Disk Groups Part 1 & Part 2
    • ASM Disk Group Overview
    • Disk Group Attributes
    • Compatibility Attributes
    • Disk Group Management
    • Disk Group Metadata
    • Viewing Connected Clients
    • Extending an Existing Disk Group
    • Dropping Disks from an Existing Disk Group
  • Administering ASM Disk Groups Part 1 & Part 2
    • Adding and Dropping in the same command
    • Undropping Disks in Disk Groups
    • Replacing Disks in Disk Group
    • Renaming Disk Groups
    • Resizing Disks in Disk Groups
    • Mounting and Dismounting Disk Groups
    • Dropping Disk Groups
    • ASM Disk Group Rebalance and Priority Ordered Rebalance
  • Flex ASM Disk Group
    • ASM Database-Oriented Storage Management
    • ASM Flex Disk Groups Characteristics
    • ASM File Groups
    • ASM Quota Groups
    • Administering File Groups and Quota Groups
    • Prioritized Rebalancing for File Groups


  • Administering ASM Files, Directories, and Templates
    • Interaction Between Database Instances and ASM
    • Accessing ASM Files
    • Fully Qualified ASM File Names
    • ASM File Creation
    • View ASM Aliases, Files, and Directories
    • ASM Directories Overview
    • Managing ASM Directories
    • Managing Alias File Names
  • Administering Oracle ASM Cluster File System
    • Overview of Oracle ACFS
    • Oracle ASM Dynamic Volume Manager
    • Oracle ACFS Integration with Oracle ASM
    • Oracle ACFS Administration
    • Clusterware Resources and ACFS Administration
    • ACFS and Dismount or Shutdown Operations
    • ACFS Snapshots
  • ACFS/ADVM Enhancements
    • Oracle ACFS Automatic Resize
    • Oracle ACFS Scrubbing
    • Oracle ACFS Defragger
    • Oracle ACFS Metadata Collection
    • Oracle Metadata Acceleration
    • 4K Sector Support for Oracle ACFS and Metadata
    • Oracle ACFS Compression
    • Oracle ACFS Spare Files
  • Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service Overview
    • Introducing Exadata Cloud Service
    • Service Configuration Options & Service Connection Options
    • Service Architecture & Availability
    • Management Responsibilities
    • Storage Configuration & Management Details
    • Simple Web-Based Provisioning & Management
    • REST APIs
    • Migrating to Exadata Cloud Service

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