Oracle 21c Top Ten New Features for Data Guard, RAC, and High Availability

Oracle Database 21c adds over 200 new features. This session introduces and explores ten of the best additions and enhancements to Data Guard, Real Application Clusters, and high availability, including:

* Near-seamless Data Guard role transitions with Standby Result Cache

* New Fast-Start Failover automation and configuration validation

* Improved AutoUpgrade integration with RAC and Data Guard environments * Greater resliliance for RAC against instance failure and node evictions

* Streamlined patching, upgrade, and management for Oracle Grid Infrastructure

* Enhancements for maintaining and migrating database connections during planned and unplanned outages

* New connection management and security capabilities, and application continuity protection checks

This session offers database administrators and engineers practical observations and insights from real-world implementations of ten new features introduced in Oracle Database 21c. We’ll step beyond the marketing material with hands-on demonstrations and comparisons against existing solutions. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding for the usefulness and impact of these features, enabling a more informed assessment for the role Oracle Database 21c has in their environments.