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Oracle Database Administration Training

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This Course covers both basic and advanced concepts with the core elements of Oracle 11g/12c database administration.

Architecture & Configuration
Overview of Oracle DBA tasks
Oracle as a flexible, complex & robust RDBMS
The evolution of hardware and the relation to Oracle
Different DBA job roles(VP of DBA, developer DBA,production DBA, database babysitter)
The changing job role of the Oracle DBA
Environment management (network, CPU, disk and RAM)
Instance management (managing SGA regions)
Oracle table and index management
Instance Architecture
Instance vs. database
Components of an instance
Creating the OFA file structure ($DBA, bdump, udump, pfile)
Oracle Instance Internals
Background processes
Interfaces with server and disk I/O subsystem
Using SQL*Plus for DBA management
Connecting and executing SQL
Using the “as sysdba” syntax
Overview of SQL*Plus DBA commands (startup, etc.)
Control file, UNDO and REDO management
Explaining the use of control files
Listing the Contents of the control File
File locations for control Files
Obtaining Control File Information
Listing control file contents
Displaying and Creating Undo segments
Altering Undo Segments
Determining the Number and Size of Undo segments
Understanding flashback technology
Troubleshooting Undo – snapshot too old
Redo log concepts for recovery
Online redo log (log_buffer) online redo logs and archived redo logs
Oracle ARCH and LGWR background processes
Redo log dictionary queries

Redo log switch frequency and performance
Multiplexing the Online Redo Log Files
Archiving the Oracle Redo Logs
Recovery using the redo log files
User and privilege management
Creating New Database Users
Using pre-spawned Oracle connections
Auditing User activity
Identifying System and Object Privileges
Granting and Revoking Privileges
Creating and Modifying Roles
Displaying user security Information from the Data Dictionary
Oracle database management
Overview of instance management
Parameter files (init.ora, listener.ora, tnsnames.ora)
Rules for sizing SGA components
Automated Oracle memory management (AMM)
Initialization file management
Creating the init.ora file
Using spfile
Displaying init.ora values with vparameter
Oracle*Net configuration
Creating the listener.ora file
Creating the tnsnames.ora file
Data buffer configuration & sizing
Inside the Oracle data buffers
Using the KEEP pool
Monitoring buffer effectiveness
Using multiple blocksizes (multiple buffer pools)
Shared pool and PGA configuration & Sizing
Shared pool concepts and components
Understanding the library cache
Relieving shared pool contention
Overview of PGA for sorting and hash joins
Using sort_area_size, hash_area_size and pga_aggregate_target
Troubleshooting network connectivity
Verifying network connectivity with ping and tnsping
Testing database links
Oracle object management
Oracle tables, views and materialized views
Types of Oracle tables (regular, IOT, sorted hash clusters, nested tables)
Oracle Views
Oracle materialized views
Oracle indexes
Types of Oracle indexes (b-tree, bitmap, bitmap join index)

Oracle Database Architecture

Planning for an Oracle database creation.
Creating an Oracle database using the MANUAL method.
Creating an Oracle database using the Graphical Tool (Database Configuration Assistant).
Startup and Shutdown of a database.
Components of an Oracle database and detailed architecture.
Advance Startup and Shutdown Scenarios.
Oracle database memory and process architecture.

Database storage

Tablespaces and allocation types.
Create tablespaces.
Create datafiles with fixed size and autoextend option.
Control files and producing a trace output to view its contents.
How to rename datafiles in a controlfile.
Redolog File architecture and best practices.
Enabling Archivelog mode for a database with automatic archiving.
Temporary tablespaces and temporary tablespace groups (11g R2 new feature).

Oracle Networking

Oracle listener configuration (Dynamic and Static Listeners).
Dynamic Service Registration and Naming Methods configuration in sqlnet.ora.
Oracle database connections from other computers.
Using Oracle netca (Network Configuration Assistant) for network configuration file tnsnames.ora.
Oracle listener administration and TNS_ADMIN environment variable.
Database Links.

User Administration and Security

How to create database users.
How to set database profile limits for a user.
Unlocking a user account and enabling password management.
Oracle database authorization using object and system privileges.
Oracle database authorization using database roles.
How to audit Oracle database connections in standard and XML mode.
How to audit Oracle DBA commands (SYS Operations).
How to schedule Oracle database jobs using DBMS_SCHEDULER package.

Used Managed (Manual) Backup and Recovery

Introduction and planning for a robust Backup and Recovery Strategy.
How to take an Oracle database backup in offline mode (COLD BACKUP).
Hot to take an Oracle database backup in online mode (HOT BACKUP).
How to clone a database using Cold Backup.
How to clone a database using Hot Backup.
How to recreate source database from a user-managed backup (Media failure scenario).

RMAN Backup and Recovery

Advantages of RMAN method compared to manual method.
Database backup using RMAN in normal and compressed mode.
Oracle database backup metadata.
Database backup using Recovery catalog (RMAN Catalog).
Querying the RMAN metadata.
How to clone a database using RMAN duplicate (11g R2 new feature: Backup based duplication).
How to restore and recover a database using its backup in the event of a media failure.
Oracle database backup retention policies and backups to Tape/offsite.
Fast Recovery Area for better management of backups and archive log files.

Oracle database upgrades

Introduction to Oracle versions and how to understand a version.
How to upgrade from a previous release to Oracle 12c.
How to upgrade from one patchset to another patchset within a release. What is slip-streaming ?
What are one-off/interim patches.
What are quarterly CPU patches (Cumulative Patch Updates).
Learn about Oracle Interim Patch Installer (OPATCH).
Upgrade a database using dbua (database upgrade assistant) GUI tool.

Oracle 12c database creation (non-CDB) and new features

How to create a non-CDB (traditional database) using Oracle 12c dbca utility.
Learn about the improvements in dbca utility.
How to configure and use Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express web based tool.

Oracle 12c’s Multitenant Architecture

Understanding Container database (CDB) and Pluggable Database (PDB) in Oracle 12c release.
How Oracle 12c CDB,PDB instance architecture differs from Oracle 11g,10g instance architectures.
How to create a non-CDB database in Oracle 12c (Traditional database).
How to create a CDB database in 12c (using the multitenant feature).
How to move (plug) the non-CDB database into the CDB database as a pluggable database (PDB).
Real world Business use cases for using Oracle 12c Multitenant architecture.

Oracle Utilities

Oracle database logical backups.
Business use cases of logical backups compared to physical backups.
Data Pump Export modes.
Data Pump Import to import data from an export backup.
Advanced features in Oracle Data Pump Export.

Performance Tuning

How to handle performance issues in the real world.
V$ views for performance monitoring and analysis.
How to size the Oracle database memory structures for optimal performance.
Oracle database wait events.
Explain Oracle UNDO management internals and sizing.
Explain Oracle TEMP space internals and sizing.
SQL Query tracing using TKPROF.
Database wide tracing for Oracle Errors (Event Tracing).
Index Monitoring and internals of index maintenance by Oracle.
Statistics data collection for Oracle database optimizer.

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Kapil Kale

12 Years of Experience

10+ Years of experience in IT Industry as Oracle DBA & Trainer.
Majority of experience as Corporate Trainer in Oracle DBA, SQL/PL-SQL
Expert in Oracle Architecture, Backup & Recoveries, RMAN Performance tuning and UNIX operating system & utilities.
Hands on experience in Oracle DBA and SQL right from installation, granting access, troubleshooting, etc.


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