Is LBA mandatory for SCAN listener in Oracle RAC?

On Oracle RAC environment Load Balancing is something which is critical for distribution of connections between the servers we have. Load Balancing Advisory (LBA) is one of the key components for SCAN listener to decide the best instance for the new incoming connection request. I was just wondering if we can check if Load Balancing […]

How does SCAN listener works in Oracle RAC 11gR2?

Understanding SCAN listener functionality has become tough to Oracle DBA’s because of multi layered listeners introduced in Oracle 11gR2 RAC. I have met an Oracle DBA with almost 4 years of experience and working actively on RAC setup for 1 year but lack of knowledge on how SCAN listener works. People often get confused as […]