How to transparent transition to the DR with few easy steps

I was asked by one of my readers about “transparent transition” between the Primary and Standby databases when using a Data Guard environment. The question sounded relatively simple: how do you configure the clients so it will automatically work with the active site at any point in time?

The truth is that the solution is a lot easier than what you might think, and I even got to implement it in on an Oracle 10g database, more than five years.

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