Are you a seasoned system administrator charged with setting up an Oracle database? Or did you suddenly become a DBA by default? If database administration with Oracle is part of your job, you’ll be glad to have Oracle 11g For Dummies in your cubicle.
This nuts-and-bolts guide walks you through the mysteries of Oracle and database administration. You’ll learn how to understand Oracle database architecture, set up and manage an Oracle database, and keep it running in tiptop form. Oracle 11g For Dummies covers:
The building blocks behind the database engine as well as Oracle’s physical and logical structures
Hardware, software, system, and storage requirements for implementation
How to recognize and accommodate the differences between Oracle installations on Windows and on Linux/UNIX
Daily and intermittent tasks necessary to keep your database running properly
How to assess potential threats to your database, configure Oracle Recovery Manager, and set up backup and recovery procedures
When to use online, offline, controlfile, and archivelog backups
Troubleshooting methodology and how to use Oracle database logs and other diagnostic utilities
Different ways to manage your database
How to automate jobs with the Oracle Scheduler
Using SQL in Oracle, and a great deal more
Completely up to date for the newest release of Oracle, Oracle 11g For Dummies will give you both the information and the confidence to set up and maintain an Oracle database for your organization.