Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Course Overview:

The course is tailored for experienced Oracle database administrators and is aligned with Oracle certification. It delves into advanced administration topics including backup/recovery, performance tuning, security, and more. Practical hands-on workshops cover key tasks required for the Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional (OCP) Exam preparation.

The course is structured with both lectures and workshops. Lectures cover Oracle Database 11g’s latest features and functionality, including Grid Control, Data Guard, ASM, and advanced topics such as RAC and Streams. Workshops provide hands-on experience in database creation, network security configuration, backup/restore, performance tuning, user and privilege administration, and storage management.

Upon completing the course, students will not only gain a deep understanding of Oracle Database 11g features but also be well-prepared to undertake the Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional (OCP) Exam. This certification showcases their technical expertise in a critical IT domain.

Intended Audience:

  • Experienced Oracle Database Administrators seeking advanced expertise
  • Database Administrators (DBAs)
  • Project Managers
  • Systems Administrators
  • Technical Support Personnel
  • Database Developers
  • Professionals currently working within the Oracle database environment
  • Individuals considering a career in IT who want to expand their knowledge
  • Aspiring professionals pursuing careers in database development, management, and administration
  • Those aiming to enhance their employment prospects and advance their professional careers through increased knowledge and expertise.

Learning Objectives of Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II:

1. Learn how to create a new database, both manually and through the Database Configuration Assistant.
2. Understand the Oracle Database architecture.
3. Gain knowledge of memory, scheduler and process architecture.
4. Learn about the basic database security features available in Oracle Database 11g.
5. Create a backup and recovery plan for the database.
6. Understand the different types of backup, such as RMAN, user-managed and hot backups.
7. Learn about the various features used for managing data such as virtual private database (VPD), tablespaces, and fragmentation.
8. Understand how to configure the network so that third-party applications can access the Oracle database.
9. Learn about the emerging technologies and automation features in Oracle Database 11g.
10. Understand how to use Enterprise Manager and its tools to manage the database.
11. Gain practical experience in installing, configuring and managing an Oracle database.

 Module 1: 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

 Module 2: 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)

 Module 3: 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)

 Module 4: 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)

 Module 5: 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

 Module 6: 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

 Module 7: 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

 Module 8: Monitoring and Tuning RMAN

  • Monitoring RMAN Jobs
  • Balance Between Speed of Backup Versus Speed of Recovery
  • RMAN Multiplexing
  • Synchronous and Asynchronous I/O

 Module 9: Diagnosing the Database

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

 Module 10: Using Flashback Technology I

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

 Module 11: Using Flashback Technology II

  • Oracle Total Recall
  • Flashback Drop and the Recycle Bin

 Module 12: Performing Flashback Database

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

 Module 13: Managing Memory

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

 Module 14: 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

 Module 15: Managing Performance by SQL Tuning

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

 Module 16: 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

 Module 17: 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

 Module 18: Managing Space in Blocks

  • Free Space Management
  • Monitoring Space
  • Compressing Data

 Module 19: Managing Space in Segments

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

 Module 20: Managing Space for the Database

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

 Module 21: 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

Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Course Prerequisites:

1) Attendance at Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I Training OR
2) Basic knowledge of Database Administration, Oracle Database 11g and the Oracle Database architecture OR
3) A working knowledge of Linux OR
4) Attendance at Oracle Database 12c New Features for Oracle Database Administrators Training or Oracle Database 11g New Features for Oracle Database Administrators Training

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