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CHAPTER51The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Database Administration

In this chapter, you will learn the basic steps involved in administering an Oracle Database 12c database. The database administrator (DBA) job has many components, and there are books written specifically for DBAs. This chapter gives you an overview of the tasks of a DBA, along with guidance on using standard DBA tools. This chapter does not provide a full, detailed description of every DBA task.

Earlier chapters described many of the functions of a DBA, such as creating tables, indexes, views, users, synonyms, database links, and packages. The DBA topics described in this chapter will, ...

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