Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II

This Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 training takes the database administrator beyond the basic tasks covered in the first workshop. You'll begin by gaining a deep understanding of the most important responsibilities a DBA has: performing backup and recovery.

Core Concepts and Tools of the Oracle Database

  • The Oracle Database Architecture: Overview
  • ASM Storage Concepts
  • Connecting to the Database and the ASM Instance
  • DBA Tools Overview

Configuring for Recoverability

  • Purpose of Backup and Recovery (B&R), Typical Tasks and Terminology
  • Using the Recovery Manager (RMAN)
  • Configuring your Database for B&R Operations
  • Configuring Archivelog Mode
  • Configuring Backup Retention
  • Configuring and Using a Flash Recovery Area (FRA)

Using the RMAN Recovery Catalog

  • Tracking and Storing Backup Information
  • Setting up a Recovery Catalog
  • Recording Backups
  • Using RMAN Stored Scripts
  • Managing the Recovery Catalog (Backup, Export, Import, Upgrade, Drop and Virtual Private Catalog)

Configuring Backup Settings

  • Configuring and Managing Persistent Settings for RMAN
  • Configuring Autobackup of Control File
  • Backup optimization
  • Advanced Configuration Settings: Compressing Backups
  • Configuring Backup and Restore for Very Large Files (Multisection)

Creating Backups with RMAN

  • RMAN backup types
  • Creating and Using the following:
  • - Backup Sets and Image Copies
  • - Whole Database Backup
  • - Fast Incremental Backup
  • - Configure Backup Destinations
  • - Duplexed Backup Sets
  • - Archival Backups

Restore and Recovery Task

  • Restoring and Recovering
  • Causes of File Loss
  • Automatic Tempfile Recovery
  • Recovering from the Loss of a Redo Log Group
  • Recovering from a Lost Index Tablespace
  • Re-creating a Password Authentication File
  • Complete and Incomplete Recovery
  • Other Recovery Operations

Using RMAN to Perform Recovery

  • Complete Recovery after Loss of a Critical or Noncritical Data File
  • Recovering Image Copies and Switching Files
  • Restore and Recovery of a Database in NOARCHIVELOG Mode
  • Incomplete Recovery
  • Performing Recovery with a Backup Control File
  • Restoring from Autobackup: Server Parameter File and Control File
  • Restoring and Recovering the Database on a New Host

Monitoring and Tuning RMAN

  • Monitoring RMAN Jobs
  • Balance Between Speed of Backup Versus Speed of Recovery
  • RMAN Multiplexing
  • Synchronous and Asynchronous I/O
  • Explaining Performance Impact of MAXPIECESIZE, FILESPERSET, MAXOPENFILES and BACKUP DURATION

Diagnosing the Database

  • Data Recovery Advisor (DRA)
  • Block Corruption
  • Automatic Diagnostic Repository (ADR)
  • Health Monitor
  • The ADR Command-Line Tool, ADRCI

Using Flashback Technology I

  • Flashback Technology: Overview and Setup
  • Using Flashback Technology to Query Data
  • Flashback Table
  • Flashback Transaction Query
  • Performing Flashback Transaction Backout

Using Flashback Technology II

  • Oracle Total Recall
  • Flashback Drop and the Recycle Bin

Performing Flashback Database

  • Configuring Flashback Database
  • Performing Flashback Database Operations
  • Monitoring Flashback Database

Managing Memory

  • Oracle Memory Structures
  • Oracle Database Memory Parameters
  • Using Automatic Memory Management
  • Automatic Shared Memory Management
  • Using Memory Advisors
  • Using Data Dictionary Views

Managing Database Performance

  • Tuning Activities
  • Using Statistic Preferences
  • Optimizer Statistics Collection
  • Monitor the Performance of Sessions and Services
  • Automatic Workload Repository (AWR)
  • Describing the Benefits of Database Replay

Managing Performance by SQL Tuning

  • SQL Tuning and SQL Advisors
  • Using SQL Tuning Advisor
  • SQL Access Advisor
  • SQL Performance Analyzer Overview

Managing Resources

  • Database Resource Manager: Overview and Concepts
  • Accessing and Creating Resource Plans
  • Creating Consumer Group
  • Specifying Resource Plan Directives, including:
  • - Limiting CPU Utilization at the Database Level
  • - Instance Caging
  • Activating a Resource Plan
  • Monitoring the Resource Manager

Automating Tasks with the Scheduler

  • Simplifying Management Tasks
  • Creating a Job, Program, and Schedule
  • Using Time-Based, Event-Based, and Complex Schedules
  • Describing the Use of Windows, Window Groups, Job Classes, and Consumer Groups
  • Multi-Destination Jobs

Managing Space in Blocks

  • Free Space Management
  • Monitoring Space
  • Compressing Data

Managing Space in Segments

  • Segment Creation on Demand
  • Additional Automatic Space-Saving Functionalit
  • Shrinking Segments
  • Segment Advisor
  • Managing Resumable Space Allocation

Managing Space for the Database

  • Using 4 KB-Sector Disks
  • Transporting Tablespaces
  • Transporting Databases

Duplicating a Database

  • Purpose and Methods of Cloning a Database
  • Using RMAN to Create a Duplicate Database
  • Cloning a Database from a Backup
  • Duplicate a Database Based on a Running Instance
  • Targetless Duplicating a Database


 
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