Course details

Oracle DBAs manage the industries most advanced information systems and command some of the highest salaries. This course advances your success as an Oracle professional in the area of database administration.

In this class, you'll learn how to configure an Oracle database for multilingual applications. Students will practice various methods of recovering the database, using RMAN, SQL, and Flashback technology. Tools to monitor database performance and what steps to take to improve database performance are also covered in this course. Students will also learn how to use various database technologies, such as Resource Manager, the Scheduler, and Automatic Storage Management (ASM). The lesson topics are reinforced with structured hands-on practices and a workshop. This course is designed to prepare you for the corresponding Oracle Certified Professional exam.

Target Audience

  • Sales Consultants
  • Database Administrators
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Consultant



Oracle Database 10g: Administration Workshop I

Course Outline

Using Globalization Support

Datetimes with Timezones

Specifying Language-Dependent Behavior

Locale Variants

Linguistic Sorting

Case and Accent Insensitive Sorts

Linguistic Comparisons

Obtaining Information about the Current NLS Configuration

Securing the Oracle Listener

Listener Password Authentication

Controlling Database Access

Securing the EXTPROC Service Entry

Configuring Recovery Manager

Using a Flash Recovery Area with RMAN

Setting Parameters for RMAN

Starting RMAN/

Configuring Persistent Settings for RMAN

Control File Autobackup

Retention Policies

Using Recovery Manager

Issuing Recovery Manager Commands

Parallelization of Backup Sets

Compressed Backups

Copying the Whole Database

Making Incremental Backups

Block Change Tracking

Incrementally Updating Backups

Monitoring RMAN Backups

Diagnostic Sources

The Alert Log

Viewing Alerts with EM

Alerts Notification

Editing Thresholds

Trace Files

Recovering from non-critical losses

Creating New Temporary Tablespace

Recreating Redo Log Files

Recovering an Index Tablespace

Read-Only Tablespace Recovery

Loss of Password Authentication File

Database Recovery

Recovery Steps

User-Managed Recovery Procedures: RECOVER Command

Types of incomplete recovery

Incomplete Recovery Best Practices

Recovery Using EM

Simple Recovery Through RESETLOGS

Point-in-time recovery using RMAN

Flashback database

When to Use Flashback Technology

Configuring Flashback Database

Monitoring Flashback Database

Best Practices for the Database and Flash Recovery Area

Flash Recovery Area Space Usage

Flashback Database Examples

Recovering from User Errors

Recycle Bin

Flashback Dropped Tables Using EM

Querying Dropped Tables

Flashback Versions Query

Flashback Transaction Query

Using Flashback Versions Query and Flashback Transaction Query

Flashback Table

Using EM To Flashback Tables

Dealing with Database Corruption

What is block corruption?

Interpreting DBVERIFY

The ANALYZE command

How to Handle Corruptions


Block Media Recovery (BMR)

Detecting Database Corruptions Using DBVERIFY

Using RMAN to Repair Corrupt Blocks

Automating Tasks with the Scheduler

Creating a Scheduler Job

Using Scheduler Programs

Creating and Using Schedules

Creating a Job Class

Prioritizing Jobs within a Window

Viewing Job Execution Details

Creating a job that runs a program outside of the database

Automatic Database Management

Automatic Optimizer Statistics Collection

Workload Repository

Database Control and Advisors

Using the SQL Tuning Advisor

Using the SQL Access Advisor

Automatic Undo Retention Tuning

Monitoring and Managing Storage

Redo Logfile Size Advisor;

Resumable Statements

Tablespace Space Usage Monitoring

Accessing the Segment Advisor

Shrinking Segments Using SQL

Segment Resource Estimation

Monitoring Index Space

Identifying Unused Indexes

Automatic Storage Management

ASM Concepts

ASM General Architecture

Creating an ASM instance

Creating tablespaces that use ASM storage

Viewing ASM information&

Migrating a tablespace to use ASM storage

Monitoring and Managing Memory

Oracle Memory Structures

Automatic PGA Memory Management 

Using the Memory Advisor 

Using Automatic Shared Memory Management to avoid long running query issues

Managing Resources 

Creating a New Resource Plan 

Creating Resource Consumer Groups 

Assigning Users to Resource Consumer Groups 

Adaptive Consumer Group Mapping 

Using Sub-Plans to limit CPU Utilization 

Administering the Resource Manager 

Resource Plan Directives

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