Oracle 11g DBA training course content


Identify the oracle product
Describe the basic concept of a relational database


Retrieving Data Using the SQL SELECT Statement
Restricting and Sorting Data
Using Single-Row Functions to Customize Output
Reporting Aggregated Data Using the Group Functions
Displaying Data from Multiple Tables
Using Subqueries to Solve Queries
Using the Set Operators
Manipulating Data
Using DDL Statements to Create and Manage Tables
Creating Other Schema Objects
Managing Objects with Data Dictionary Views

Installing oracle database 11g software

System requirements.
Use Oracle Optimal Flexible Architecture (OFA)
Install software with the Oracle Universal Installer.

Create an oracle database

Oracle Database Architecture.
Oracle instance architecture.
Use the management framework.
Use the Database Creation Assistant.

Controlling the database

Start and stop the agent
Start and stop the enterprise manager database console
Start and stop the listener
Startup and shutdown the database

Storage Structures

Defining the tablespaces and data files
Create tablespaces
Manage tablespaces
Obtain tablespace information
Create and manage tablespace using oracle enterprises manager.

Administering users

Create and manage database user accounts
Create and manage roles
Grant and revoke privileges
Control resource usage by users.

Managing schema objects

Create and modify tables
Define constraints
View the attributes of a table
View the contents of a table
Create indexes and views

Managing Data

Manipulating data through SQL
Using Import
Using Export
Using SQL Loader

Oracle Database Security

Apply the principal of least privilege
Manage default user accounts
Implement standard password security features
Audit database activity

Oracle Net Services

Understand Oracle Net concepts
Use Oracle Net Manager to create and configure listeners
Use the listener control utility to control the Oracle Net Listener
Use the Oracle Net Manager to configure client and middle-tier connection
Use TNSPING to test Oracle Net connectivity

Oracle Shared Server

Understand when to use Oracle Shared Servers
Configure Oracle Shared Servers
Monitoring Shared Servers

Performance Monitoring

Troubleshoot invalid and unusable objects
Gather optimizer statistics
View performance metrics
React to performance issues

Proactive Maintenance Objectives

Set warning and critical alert thresholds
Collect and use baseline metrics
Use tuning and diagnostic advisors
Use the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)
Manage the Automatic Workload Repository

Undo Management

Monitor and administer undo
Configure undo retention
Guarantee undo retention
Use the undo advisor

Monitoring and Resolving Lock Conflicts

Detect and resolve lock conflicts
Manage deadlocks

Backup and Recovery

Describe the basics of database backup, restore and recovery
List 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 file
Configure ARCHIVELOG mode

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

Database Recovery

Recover from loss of a control file
Recover from loss of a redo log file
Recover from loss of a data file

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

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

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.

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

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

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