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Oracle Database Administration. course objective. After completing this course you should be able to: administrate an Oracle DB configure the DB for an application employ basic monitoring procedure implement a backup and recovery procedure. DBA Course Info. Website

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Course objective
course objective

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • administrate an Oracle DB

  • configure the DB for an application

  • employ basic monitoring procedure

  • implement a backup and recovery procedure

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Dba course info
DBA Course Info

  • Website


  • Reference books

    • Oracle Database 11g DBA Handbook

    • Beginning Oracle Database 11g Administration: From Novice to Professional

  • DBA grades

    • Evaluation 5%

    • Final lab 5%

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  • Learn about Database administration

    • Database administration

    • Database administrator

      • Task, Role, Skills…

  • Identify the main DBA tools in the Oracle10g software suite

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Managing the data is crucial
Managing the Data is crucial

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Database administration1
Database Administration

  • Database Administration: A technical function that is responsible for physical database design and for dealing with technical issues such as security enforcement, database performance, and backup and recovery

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Database Administration

  • Database Administration

    • Size and Role varies from company to company

    • DBA’s function is very dynamic

      • Distributed Databases

      • Internet Databases

      • Object Oriented databases

      • Sophistication and Power of the DBMS packages

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  • A database administrator (DBA) is a person responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance and repair of an organization's database.

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Dba tasks
DBA tasks

  • Install and upgrade the DBMS software on the server

  • Optimize database performance

  • Create and maintain user accounts

  • Monitor data storage space

  • Start and shut down the database

  • Perform backup and recovery operations

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Dba tasks1
DBA tasks

  • Install and upgrade developer client utilities

  • Deploy finished database applications to users

  • Assist developers in designing and creating database tables

  • Assist developers in designing and creating form and report components and integrated database applications

  • Assist in testing and debugging new applications

  • Assist in training developers and users

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Dba role
DBA Role

Liaison with:

  • Management

    • enterprise objectives

    • time constraints for development

    • budget constraints

    • future plans

    • organizational changes

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Dba role1
DBA Role

Liaison with:

  • Users

    • data requirements

    • application priorities

    • ownership of data

    • archiving requirements

    • documentation

    • response times

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DBA Role

Liaison with:

  • Application Development Staff

    • security/privacy controls

    • education/training

    • data integrity rules

    • housekeeping programs

    • information about the database

    • test plans etc.

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Dba role3
DBA Role

Liaison with:

  • Operations Staff

    • availability requirements

    • batch job priorities

    • security procedures

    • error recovery requirements

    • performance monitoring etc.

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Dba role4
DBA Role

Liaison with:

  • Software Vendors

    • Education/training needs

    • Hardware requirements

    • documentation

    • service support & maintenance

    • utilities etc.

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DBA Role

Liaison with:

  • Hardware Vendors

    • hardware capabilities

    • expansion capability

    • incompatibility with any existing hardware

    • servicing requirements

    • training

    • equipment failure

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Knowledge and skills
Knowledge and Skills

  • DBAs :

    • keep up with the complexities of database technologies

    • have well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

    • have an ability to understand data and how it will be used

    • possess good process management and problem solving skills

    • enjoy working within a team

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Knowledge and Skills

  • DBAs :

    • are customer focused

    • enjoy troubleshooting

    • are critical thinkers and can use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

    • are active listeners and can give full attention to what people are saying and take the time to understand the points being made

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Dbas possess good problem solving skills
DBAs possess good problem solving skills

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  • The Oracle10g RDBMS software suite includes everything you need to build/maintain a relational DB

  • The basic software:

    • Runs the database engine

    • Manages the data storage for all information in the database

    • Provides tools to manage users, tables, data integrity, backups, and basic data entry

    • Includes additional tools and utilities that help monitor the performance and security of the database

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Overview of dba tools
Overview of DBA Tools

  • Many of these tools become integrated in:

    • Central workspace

    • Enterprise Manager console

    • Database Control

    • Grid Control

  • Tools give you a way to work on the database

    • In a Windows-style environment

  • You must also understand how to work directly from the command line

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Tools for administering an oracle database
Tools for Administering an Oracle Database

  • Oracle Universal Installer

  • Database Configuration Assistant

  • Database Upgrade Assistant

  • Oracle Net Manager

  • Oracle Net Configuration Assistant

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager

  • Server Control Utility

  • SQL *Plus

  • Recovery Manager

  • Data Pump

  • SQL *Loader

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  • Oracle 10g Database Administrator: Implementation and Administration

  • Modern Database Management

  • Database Administration

  • A Guide to Oracle 9i

  • Database Users & Administration

  • Oracle 11g Student Guide

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