APPENDIX AOracle Database Administration Primer

This appendix introduces you to the general concepts of database architecture. It also exposes you to Oracle Database architecture and teaches you how to start and stop both the database instance and the database listener. These processes show you how to use traditional command-line processes to start and stop services, like the web-based Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control. The appendix also will demonstrate how you can use Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control to start, stop, or manage the database instance. These basic skills are critical to managing an Oracle database instance when you don't have a Database Administrator (DBA) handy to manage it for you, or possess some experience ...

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