A complete guide to the best techniques, tips, and tools for managing Oracle databases
Oracle is the leading database worldwide, providing companies with fast access to critical business data. Oracle Administration and Management shows database administrators and managers how to keep Oracle databases running reliably and at peak performance. With the help of numerous real-world examples and scenarios, you'll gain valuable insight into all phases of Oracle database administration and management. From the initial installation and daily maintenance to backup and recovery procedures, you'll learn everything you need to know to become a successful Oracle DBA. Thoroughly updated for Oracle Release 9i, this book also provides complete coverage of Releases 8 and 8i, and shows you how to: * Manage your Oracle database using best practices tested at operational Oracle sites * Efficiently monitor and manage your Oracle8, 8i, or 9i database using more than 400 automated scripts * Avoid pitfalls in the installation, upgrade, and migration to Oracle9i technology * Utilize Oracle's undocumented parameters and events to more effectively manage your Oracle database * Use Oracle Enterprise Manager to help monitor and manage your database * Tune the database and troubleshoot problems using field-tested techniques * Understand Oracle9i Real Application Clusters and their implementation
The companion Web site includes all the scripts from the book, plus links to demo and lite versions of database management software and other DBA tools.