Oracle Database 11g DBA Handbook

Oracle Database 11g DBA Handbook

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The Essential Resource for Oracle DBAs--Fully Updated and ExpandedManage a flexible, highly available Oracle database with help from the expert information contained in this exclusive Oracle Press guide. Fully revised to cover every new feature and utility, Oracle Database 11g DBA Handbook shows how to perform a new installation, upgrade from previous versions, configure hardware and software for maximum efficiency, and employ bulletproof security. You will learn to automate the backup and recovery process, provide transparent failover capability, audit and tune performance, and distribute your enterprise databases with Oracle Net.

Plan and deploy permanent, temporary, and bigfile tablespaces
Optimize disk allocation, CPU usage, I/O throughput, and SQL queries
Develop powerful database management applications
Guard against human errors using Oracle Flashback and Oracle Automatic Undo Management
Diagnose and tune system performance using Oracle Automatic Workload Repository and SQL Tuning Sets
Implement robust security using authentication, authorization, fine-grained auditing, and fine-grained access control
Maintain high availability using Oracle Real Application Clusters and Oracle Active Data Guard
Respond more efficiently to failure scenarios by leveraging the Oracle Automatic Diagnostic Repository and the Oracle Repair Advisor
Back up and restore tables, tablespaces, and databases with Oracle Recovery Manager and Oracle Data Pump Export and Import
Work with networked databases, data warehouses, and VLDBs
Put the latest Oracle Database 11g tools to work--Oracle Total Recall, Oracle Flashback Data Archive, and more
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Product details

  • Paperback | 670 pages
  • 185 x 231 x 33mm | 1,191g
  • Osborne/McGraw-Hill
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0071496637
  • 9780071496636
  • 744,577

Table of contents

Part I: Database Architecture

Chapter 1. Getting Started with the Oracle Architecture

Chapter 2. Upgrading to Oracle Database 11g

Chapter 3. Planning and Managing Tablespaces

Chapter 4. Physical Database Layouts and Storage Management

Part II: Database Management

Chapter 5. Developing and Implementing Applications

Chapter 6. Monitoring Space Usage

Chapter 7. Managing Transactions with Undo Tablespaces

Chapter 8. Database Tuning

Chapter 9. Database Security and Auditing

Part III: High Availability

Chapter 10. Real Application Clusters

Chapter 11. Backup and Recovery Options

Chapter 12. Using Recovery Manager (RMAN)

Chapter 13. Oracle Data Guard

Chapter 14. Miscellaneous High Availability Features

Part IV: Networked Oracle

Chapter 15. Oracle Net

Chapter 16. Managing Large Databases

Chapter 17. Managing Distributed Databases

Appendix: Installation and Configuration

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About Bob Bryla

Bob Bryla has more than 20 years of MIS experience as a database designer, systems analyst, and DBA. He currently handles the DBA activities on Lands' End's Oracle Internet databases. Bob is the coauthor, with Kevin Loney, of the previous edition of this book.

Kevin Loney is a veteran Oracle consultant, developer, and DBA. He is a regular presenter at Oracle User Group conferences and is the bestselling author of several Oracle Press titles.
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