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Oracle Database 10g DBA Handbook (Oracle Press)


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The Essential Resource for All Oracle Database Administrators

Maintain a high-performance Oracle enterprise database with help from this exclusive Oracle Press guide. Oracle Database 10g DBA Handbook explains how to install Oracle Database 10g, or upgrade from an earlier version, and take full advantage of all the new and improved management, scalability, availability, and security features. Written by Oracle experts, the book covers Automatic Undo Management, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Recovery Manager, Oracle Data Guard, and much more.

  • Plan tablespaces--including bigfiles and multiple temporary tablespaces--and physical database layout
  • Manage disk space and CPU usage
  • Use Automatic Undo Management to manage transactions
  • Tune queries using the SQL Access Advisor
  • Monitor and tune your database with the Automated Workload Repository and STATSPACK
  • Implement fine-grained security using authentication, authorization, and auditing techniques
  • Automate the management of the memory areas
  • Enable high availability using Oracle Real Application Clusters
  • Perform backup and recovery with Oracle Recovery Manager
  • Use Oracle Data Guard and the flashback features for data protection and disaster recovery
  • Manage Very Large Databases (VLDB) and distributed databases

About the Authors: Kevin Loney is a senior technical management consultant with TUSC, a Chicago-based consultancy providing Oracle solutions. He has been an Oracle developer and DBA since 1987, and has written for Oracle Magazine and Oracle Press since 1990. In 2002, he was named Oracle Magazines Editors Choice as Consultant of the Year. He is a frequent and highly rated speaker at local and international Oracle user groups. Bob Bryla is an Oracle 8, 8i, 9 and 10g Certified Professional with more than 15 years of experience in database design, database application development, training, and Oracle database administration. He is the primary Internet database designer and an Oracle DBA at Lands End in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.


Everything a DBA needs to know in one volume--this is the must-have reference for anyone working with the Oracle database, and its been fully revised and updated for Oracle Database 10g. Co-author Kevin Loney is the all-time, best-selling Oracle Press author.

About the Author

Kevin Loney (Wilmington, DE) is a veteran Oracle developer and DBA. He is the author of the best-selling Oracle8 DBA Handbook and co-author of Advanced Tuning and Administration and Oracle8i: The Complete Reference. He frequently makes presentations at Oracle conferences and contributes to Oracle Magazine.

Table of Contents

PART I Database Architecture

1 Getting Started with the Oracle Architecture

2 Upgrading to 10g

3 Planning and Managing Tablespaces

4 Physical Database Layouts

PART II Database Management

5 Real Application Clusters

6 Managing the Development Process

7 Monitoring Space Usage

8 Managing Transactions

9 Database Tuning


11 Database Security and Auditing

12 Backup and Recovery Options

13 Using Recovery Manager (RMAN)

14 High Availability

PART III Networked Oracle

5 Oracle Net

16 Managing Large Databases

17 Managing Distributed Databases

Product Details

Loney, Kevin
McGraw-Hill Education
Bryla, Bob
Database Management - General
Relational databases
Database Management - Oracle
Database design
Edition Number:
Osborne ORACLE Press Series
Publication Date:
April 2005
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
9.10x7.40x1.70 in. 2.66 lbs.

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