Grow wise about Oracle and get going with the leading databasesoftware!
Are you a seasoned system administrator charged with setting upan Oracle database? Or did you suddenly become a DBA by default?Either way, this book will guide you through the mysteries ofOracle and database administration. Here are the nuts and bolts ofcreating an Oracle database, implementing it, and keeping itrunning in tiptop form.
Build it — learn the building blocks behind the databaseengine and understand Oracle's physical and logical structures
Prepare for takeoff — review the hardware, software,system, and storage requirements for implementation
Know your environment — recognize and accommodate thedifferences between Oracle installations on Windows and onLinux/UNIX
Defend it — assess potential threats to your database,configure Oracle Recovery Manager, and create backup and recoveryprocedures
Maintain it — know the daily and intermittent tasksnecessary to keep your database running properly
Head off trouble — implement the system troubleshootingmethodology, use Oracle database logs, and explore other diagnosticutilities
Manage it — monitor with Oracle Enterprise Manager
Open the book and find:
Two ways to manage your database
What tablespaces are and how to use them
How to automate jobs with the Oracle Scheduler
Ten common installation tips
How to use SQL in Oracle
When to use online, offline, control file, and archive logbackups