Oracle Database 12c R2: ASM Administration



Course DateStart TimeEnd TimeTime ZoneLocationDaysPrice
Oct 17, 202209:0005:00EDTToronto - In Class or by Video Conference2$2,700 USDPurchase

Oracle Database 12c R2: ASM Administration Ed 2

Description: 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

Duration: 2 Days

Course Objectives:

  • 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
  • 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


  • Administrator
  • Database Administrators


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


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
  • Migrating to Exadata Cloud Service
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