They say the winters in Russia are long and cold. I must say that this chapter kind of feels like a Russian winter. It's long, and may seem a bit dry instead of cold, but it's full of important Oracle Database 11g stuff. Oracle Database 11g has a number of new features and enhanced functionality in it that simplify database management. These features include:
Automatic Storage Management (ASM)
Automatic Memory Management
Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)
Automatic Workload Repository ...