Appendix Mastery Check Answers

Chapter 1: Database Fundamentals

1. The __________ background process is primarily responsible for writing information to the Oracle Database 11g files.

The database writer, or dbw0, background process is primarily responsible for writing information to the Oracle Database 11g files.

2. How many online redo log groups are required to start an Oracle Database 11 g?

A. 3

B. 2

C. 4

D. 1

B.

Explanation The minimum number of redo log groups required to start an Oracle Database 11g is two, though many DBAs add more groups than that. This increases the fault tolerance of the database.

3. Of the following four items of information, which one is not stored in Oracle Database 11g’s control files?

A. The name of the database ...

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