Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I

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Description This Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I Release 2 course explores the fundamentals of basic database administration. Expert Oracle University instructors will reinforce topics with structured hands-on practices that will prepare you for the corresponding Oracle Certified Associate exam.

Learn To:

  • Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure.
  • Create and manage users.
  • Install and configure an Oracle Database.
  • Create and manage storage structures.
  • Administer the Oracle Database.
  • Understand the Oracle database architecture and how its components work and
  • interact with one another.
  • Perform backup and recovery.

Audience
Technical Consultant
Technical Administrator
Database Administrators
Java Developers
Support Engineer

Learning Objectives
Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure
Install and configure Oracle Database 11g
Configure Oracle Net services
Monitor and administer undo data
Manage the database storage structures
Create and administer user accounts
Perform basic backup and recovery of a database
Manage data concurrency
Monitor performance
Describe Oracle Database Architecture

Outline

Exploring the Oracle Database Architecture

  • Oracle Database Architecture Overview
  • Oracle ASM Architecture Overview
  • Process Architecture
  • Memory structures
  • Logical and physical storage structures
  • ASM storage components
Installing your Oracle Software
  • Tasks of an Oracle Database Administrator
  • Tools Used to Administer an Oracle Database
  • Installation: System Requirements
  • Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)
  • Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Installing Oracle Database Software
  • Silent Install
Creating an Oracle Database
  • Planning the Database
  • Using the DBCA to Create a Database
  • Password Management
  • Creating a Database Design Template
  • Using the DBCA to Delete a Database
Managing the Oracle Database Instance
  • Start and stop the Oracle database and components
  • Use Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Access a database with SQLPlus
  • Modify database installation parameters
  • Describe the stages of database startup
  • Describe database shutdown options
  • View the alert log
  • Access dynamic performance views
Manage the ASM Instance
  • Set up initialization parameter files for ASM instance
  • Start up and shut down ASM instances
  • Administer ASM disk groups
Configuring the Oracle Network Environment
  • Use Enterprise Manager to create and configure the Listener
  • Enable Oracle Restart to monitor the listener
  • Use tnsping to test Oracle Net connectivity
  • Identify when to use shared servers and when to use dedicated servers
Managing Database Storage Structures
  • Storage Structures
  • How Table Data Is Stored
  • Anatomy of a Database Block
  • Space Management in Tablespaces
  • Tablespaces in the Preconfigured Database
  • Actions with Tablespaces
  • Oracle Managed Files (OMF)
Administering User Security
  • Database User Accounts
  • Predefined Administrative Accounts
  • Benefits of Roles
  • Predefined Roles
  • Implementing Profiles
Managing Data Concurrency
  • Data Concurrency
  • Enqueue Mechanism
  • Resolving Lock Conflicts
  • Deadlocks
Managing Undo Data
  • Data Manipulation
  • Transactions and Undo Data
  • Undo Data Versus Redo Data
  • Configuring Undo Retention
Implementing Oracle Database Auditing
  • Describe DBA responsibilities for security
  • Enable standard database auditing
  • Specify audit options
  • Review audit information
  • Maintain the audit trail
Database Maintenance
  • Manage optimizer statistics
  • Manage the Automatic Workload Repository (AWR)
  • Use the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)
  • Describe and use the advisory framework
  • Set alert thresholds
  • Use server-generated alerts
  • Use automated tasks
Performance Management
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Managing Memory Components
  • Enabling Automatic Memory Management (AMM)
  • Automatic Shared Memory Advisor
  • Using Memory Advisors
  • Dynamic Performance Statistics
  • Troubleshooting and Tuning Views
  • Invalid and Unusable Objects
Backup and Recovery Concepts
  • Part of Your Job
  • Statement Failure
  • User Error
  • Understanding Instance Recovery
  • Phases of Instance Recovery
  • Using the MTTR Advisor
  • Media Failure
  • Archive Log Files
Performing Database Backups
  • Backup Solutions: Overview
  • Oracle Secure Backup
  • User-Managed Backup
  • Terminology
  • Recovery Manager (RMAN)
  • Configuring Backup Settings
  • Backing Up the Control File to a Trace File
  • Monitoring the Flash Recovery Area
Performing Database Recovery
  • Opening a Database
  • Data Recovery Advisor
  • Loss of a Control File
  • Loss of a Redo Log File
  • Data Recovery Advisor
  • Data Failures
  • Listing Data Failures
  • Data Recovery Advisor Views
Moving Data
  • Describe ways to move data
  • Create and use directory objects
  • Use SQL*Loader to move data
  • Use external tables to move data
  • General architecture of Oracle Data Pump
  • Use Data Pump export and import to move data
Working with Support
  • Use the Enterprise Manager Support Workbench
  • Work with Oracle Support
  • Log service requests (SR)
  • Manage patches