What is Oracle ACFS? Oracle ACFS is a Great File System

Seven free video lessons from Oracle Certified Master John Watson (below).

The current release of the Oracle Database Appliance uses ACFS by default for database storage. The ASM Clustered File System (ACFS) is license-free since September 2014.

This gives all sites (even those without a database at all) access to snapshot, encryption, and replication facilities that might otherwise cost a fortune!

ACFS now offers file system facilities including local and wide area replication, transparent encryption, and snapshot copies. It supports all file types, and to users looks like any other POSIX compliant file system. Based on 12c Flex ASM, it can replace all of your third party file system and file server products.

This webinar will demonstrate how simple it can be to configure and use, how to configure advanced functinoality such as encryption and replication, and will also cover Flex ASM as used for database storage. 

Start with this Oracle ASFS Primer ! But don’t forget to register for the live webinar.

  1. Lesson 1 – Introduction to Oracle ASM Clustered File System (ACFS) (2:55) (click on video below)
    Oracle Certified Master DBA John Watson reveals the somewhat confusing licensing history of ACFS and why Oracle uses it as the default file system for Oracle Database Appliances.
  2. Lesson 2 – Functionality and Use Cases (2:12)
    Oracle DBAs, system administrators and anyone charged with supporting Oracle Databases should learn what ACFS can do and how it can be used. In this lesson, Oracle Certified Master John Watson of SkillBuilders discuss ACFS functionality and provides several usage cases.
  3. Lesson 3 – Configuration and Demonstration (7:43)
    In this lesson John demonstrates the first 3 steps required to configure Oracle ACFS: installing GI, configuring ASM, creating disk groups, create volumes.
  4. Lesson 4 – Format ACFS and Mount the File System (3:18)
    John finishes the demonstration….Format ACFS and mount the file system.
  5. Lesson 5 – Replication with ACFS (demonstration) (14:00)
    In this lesson John will demonstrate how to configure (and test) ACFS replication.
  6. Lesson 6 – Enabling Encryption with Oracle ACFS (8:27)
    Oracle Certified Master DBA John Watson of SkillBuilders demonstrates how to configure encryption with Oracle ASM Clustered File System (ACFS). See all 7 lessons, free, at https://skillbuilders.com/what-is-oracle-acfs.
  7. Lesson 7 – Creating Snapshots with ACFS (6:37)
    In this final lesson, John will demonstrate how to create snapshots using Oracle ACFS

Date: Feb 9, 2016

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