In this chapter you will learn to
• 052.4.1 Set Database Initialization Parameters
• 052.4.2 Describe the Stages of Database Startup and Shutdown
• 052.4.3 Use Alert Log and Trace Files
• 052.4.4 Use Data Dictionary and Dynamic Performance Views
You should now have a database installed on your learning environment and be ready to investigate and demystify your Oracle instance. There are many benefits to learning in a playpen environment, the most important of which is that as you experiment and explore you will inevitably make a mistake, and the authors find that resolving such mistakes provides the best opportunity for learning. You could always deinstall and reinstall the software if you believe ...