Media praise for Oracle Database Administration: The Essential Refe

"If you want a good, solid, practical reference guide covering both Oracle 7 and 8, look no further." --Dave Rutlidge, Cvu, February 2001

"A well-written book, and great value for the money." --Kay Ewbank,Computer Shopper , July 2000

"This book is a must for all Oracle database administrators and developers who are working in distributed environments. It describes the techniques and tools need to design, develop, and manage huge distributed systems. I strongly recommend this book to anyone developing or administering distributed databases or preparing to do so." -L. Pasculescu, Computing Reviews August 1999

" a handbook to have nearby if you are a oracle database administrator or about to become one. . . the authors clearly write from experience. Clearly O'Reilly takes the professionalism and accuracy of their books seriously. If you are an Oracle DBA or about to become one, I highly recommend it." --Charles Curley, Linux Journal, March 2000

"Dave and Brian cover all the essentials of Oracle database administration in this no-nonsense reference guide. If you're a serious Oracle DBA, buy this book!" -- Ken Jacobs, Vice-President, Data Server Product Management, Oracle Corporation

"Brian and Dave have been educators and leaders in the Oracle world of DBAs for over a decade. Their book is a welcome piece of experience for all of us to draw from, and benefit from, in our professions. Both of them have always been dedicated to giving back and sharing their knowledge with others, and we are lucky they have chosen to provide this book that all DBAs can use. -- Rich Niemiec, Executive Vice-President, International Oracle Users Group - Americas (IOUG-A) Author, Oracle Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques