Oracle 10g: Database Track Training

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Oracle 10g database administration training course imparts knowledge and hands-on exposure on SQL fundamentals and lays the foundation in database administration at basic level. The aspirants learn about the installation and maintenance of an Oracle database. The course teaches the way to create an operational database, provide backup and implement security. These skills help in optimizing database workloads, improving quality of service and managing performance within the Datacenter.

By the end of the course you will be confident in the following skills:

  • Install and configure Oracle Database 10g
  • Manage Oracle instance using Enterprise Manager (EM)
  • Describe database storage structures
  • Utilize Oracle Managed Files (OMF)
  • Define schema objects and define constraints
  • Create and administer user accounts
  • Manage data concurrency and administer PL/SQL Objects
  • Monitor and administer undo data
  • Maintain the audit trail and implement database security
  • Configure Oracle Net services
  • Monitor performance using Automatic Workload Repository (AWR)
  • Use the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)
  • Perform database backup and recovery
  • Describe Flashback database
  • Move data using SQL*Loader to load data from a non-Oracle database
  • Move external tables to via platform-independent files
Target audience
  • Database Administrators
  • Database Designers
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Consultant
Prerequisites

The candidates having familiarity with data processing concepts and techniques are eligible to go through this training.

Exams
Level Exam Name Exam Code
OCA Oracle Database 10g: New Features For Administration 1Z0-040
Oracle Database 10g: Administration I 1Z0-042
OCP Oracle Database 10g: Administration II 1Z0-043

Introduction (Database Architecture)

  • Describe course objectives
  • Explore the Oracle 10g database architecture

Installing the Oracle Database Software

  • Explain core DBA tasks and tools
  • Plan an Oracle installation
  • Use optimal flexible architecture
  • Install software with the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)

Creating an Oracle Database

  • Create a database with the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)
  • Create a database design template with the DBCA
  • Generate database creation scripts with the DBCA

Managing the Oracle Instance

  • Start and stop the Oracle database and components
  • Use Enterprise Manager (EM)
  • Access a database with SQL*Plus and iSQL*Plus
  • Modify database initialization parameters
  • Understand the stages of database startup
  • View the Alert log
  • Use the Data Dictionary

Managing Database Storage Structures

  • Describe table data storage (in blocks)
  • Define the purpose of tablespaces and data files
  • Understand and utilize Oracle Managed Files (OMF)
  • Create and manage tablespaces
  • Obtain tablespace information
  • Describe the main concepts and functionality of Automatic Storage Management (ASM)

Administering User Security

  • Create and manage database user accounts
  • Authenticate users
  • Assign default storage areas (tablespaces)
  • Grant and revoke privileges
  • Create and manage roles
  • Create and manage profiles
  • Implement standard password security features
  • Control resource usage by users

Managing Schema Objects

  • Define schema objects and data types
  • Create and modify tables
  • Define constraints
  • View the columns and contents of a table
  • Create indexes, views and sequences
  • Explain the use of temporary tables
  • Use the Data Dictionary

Managing Data and Concurrency

  • Manage data through SQL
  • Identify and administer PL/SQL Objects
  • Describe triggers and triggering events
  • Monitor and resolve locking conflicts

Managing Undo Data

  • Explain DML and undo data generation
  • Monitor and administer undo
  • Describe the difference between undo and redo data
  • Configure undo retention
  • Guarantee undo retention
  • Use the undo advisor

Implementing Oracle Database Security

  • Describe DBA responsibilities for security
  • Apply the principal of least privilege
  • Enable standard database auditing
  • Specify audit options
  • Review audit information
  • Maintain the audit trail

Configuring the Oracle Network Environment

  • Use Enterprise Manager for configuring the Oracle network environment
  • Create additional listeners
  • Create Net Service aliases
  • Configure connect-time failover
  • Control the Oracle Net Listener
  • Test Oracle Net connectivity
  • Identify when to use shared versus dedicated servers

Proactive Maintenance

  • Use statistics Manage the Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) Use the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) Describe advisory framework Set alert thresholds Use server‐generated alerts Use automated tasks

Performance Management

  • Use Enterprise Manager pages to monitor performance
  • Use the SQL Tuning Advisor
  • Use the SQL Access Advisor
  • Use Automatic Shared Memory Management
  • Use the Memory Advisor to size memory buffers
  • Use performance related dynamic views
  • Troubleshoot invalid or unusable objects

Backup and Recovery Concepts

  • Identify the types of failure that may occur in an Oracle Database
  • Describe ways to tune instance recovery
  • Identify the importance of checkpoints, redo log files, and archived log files
  • Configure ARCHIVELOG mode

Performing Database Backups

  • Create consistent database backups
  • Back your database up without shutting it down
  • Create incremental backups
  • Automate database backups
  • Monitor the flash recovery area

Performing Database Recovery

  • Recover from loss of a control file
  • Recover from loss of a redo log file
  • Perform complete recovery following the loss of a data file

Performing Flashback

  • Describe Flashback database
  • Restore the table content to a specific point in the past with Flashback Table
  • Recover from a dropped table
  • View the contents of the database as of any single point in time with Flashback Query
  • See versions of a row over time with Flashback Versions Query
  • View the transaction history of a row with Flashback Transaction Query

Moving Data

  • Describe available ways for moving data
  • Create and use directory objects
  • Use SQL*Loader to load data from a non-Oracle database (or user files)
  • Explain the general architecture of Data Pump
  • Use Data Pump Export and Import to move data between Oracle databases
  • Use external tables to move data via platform-independent files

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