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Managing Multimedia and Unstructured Data in the Oracle Database by Marcelle Kratochvil

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Summary

Tuning an Oracle Database to enable the ability to store large volumes of unstructured data involves more than just adjusting some database parameters. It involves the administrator being involved with management and the system administrators to procure the optimal hardware and then working closely with developers to get the design right for loading and retrieving digital objects. The database administrator needs to be well versed in how the network works, how it integrates with the firewall, and ensure there are no network bottlenecks.

The skill set required by the administrator also needs to be extended to include a very good knowledge on parallelism, hardware, partitioning and backup/recovery.

Chapter 9, Understanding the Limitations ...

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