The principal responsibility of a database administrator (DBA) is to make enterprise data available to its users. DBAs must work closely with the developers to ensure that their applications make efficient use of the database, and with system administrators to ensure that physical resources are adequate and used efficiently.
Duration: 45 hrs
Timings: Week days 1-2 Hours per day (or) Weekends: 2-3 Hours per day
Method: Online/Classroom Training
Study Material: Soft Copy
Introduction to database management systems and databases
What is a database?
Popular database management system (DBMS) software and why Oracle DBMS.
History and Current trends of DBMS and Database Administration.
Oracle database market share and about its current competitive landscape.
Tasks of a Database Administrator.
Relational Database Model and Installing Oracle database software (11g R2)
Designing a relational database using Entity-Relationship Modeling.
Understand pre-requisites for a successful Oracle RDBMS software installation.
Installation of Oracle 11g R2 database software.
Installation of Oracle 12c database software (Latest Release).
Oracle Database Architecture
Planning for an Oracle database creation.
Creating an Oracle database using the MANUAL method.
Creating an Oracle database using the Graphical Tool (Database Configuration Assistant).
Startup and Shutdown of a database.
Components of an Oracle database and detailed architecture.
Advance Startup and Shutdown Scenarios.
Oracle database memory and process architecture.
Oracle database job scheduler API
Tablespaces and allocation types.
Create datafiles with fixed size and autoextend option.
Control files and producing a trace output to view its contents.
How to rename datafiles in a controlfile.
Redolog File architecture and best practices.
Enabling Archivelog mode for a database with automatic archiving.
Temporary tablespaces and temporary tablespace groups (11g R2 new feature).
Oracle listener configuration (Dynamic and Static Listeners).
Dynamic Service Registration and Naming Methods configuration in sqlnet.ora.
Oracle database connections from other computers.
Using Oracle netca (Network Configuration Assistant) for network configuration file tnsnames.ora.
Oracle listener administration and TNS_ADMIN environment variable.
User Administration and Security
How to create database users.
How to set database profile limits for a user for efficient resource management.
Unlocking a user account and enabling password management.
Oracle database authorization using object and system privileges
Oracle database authorization using database roles
How to audit Oracle database connections in standard and XML mode.
How to audit Oracle DBA commands (SYS Operations).
Used Managed (Manual) Backup and Recovery
Introduction and planning for a robust Backup and Recovery Strategy.
How to take an Oracle database backup in offline mode (COLD BACKUP).
Hot to take an Oracle database backup in online mode (HOT BACKUP).
How to clone a database using Cold Backup.
How to clone a database using Hot Backup.
How to recreate source database from a user-managed backup (Media failure scenario)
RMAN Backup and Recovery
Advantages of RMAN method compared to manual method.
Database backup using RMAN in normal and compressed mode.
Oracle database backup metadata.
Database backup using RMAN catalog.
Querying the RMAN metadata.
How to clone a database using RMAN duplicate (11g R2 new feature: Backup based duplication).
How to restore and recover a database using its backup in the event of a media failure.
Oracle database backup retention policies and backups to Tape/offsite.
Fast Recovery Area for better management of backups and archive log files.
Oracle database upgrades
Introduction to Oracle versions and how to understand a version.
How to upgrade from a previous release to latest releases.
How to upgrade from one patchset to another patchset within a release. What is slip-streaming ?
What are one-off/interim patches.
Learn about Oracle Interim Patch Installer (OPATCH).
Oracle Data Movement Utilities
Oracle database logical backups.
Business use cases of logical backups compared to physical backups.
Data Pump Export modes.
Data Pump Import to import data from an export backup.
Advanced features in Oracle Data Pump Export.
Oracle Database Performance Tuning
How to handle performance issues in the real world.
V$ views for performance monitoring and analysis.
How to size the Oracle database memory structures for optimal performance.
Oracle database wait events.
Explain Oracle UNDO management internals and sizing.
Explain Oracle TEMP space internals and sizing.
SQL Query tracing using TKPROF.
Database wide tracing for Oracle Errors (Event Tracing).
Index Monitoring and internals of index maintenance by Oracle.
Statistics data collection for Oracle database optimizer.
Real world life of an Oracle DBA
Type of Oracle errors like Valid errors and internal exceptions (ORA-00600 and ORA-07445 errors).
Monitoring Oracle databases.
How to work with Oracle Support to create Service Requests.
Parlance and terminology used by Oracle DBAs.
Working with Oracle Forums for issues.
Productivity tools required when you join the work place.
Scheduling JOBS and scripts through UNIX/LINUX crontab utility.
Oracle Database High Availability (RAC, DataGaurd)
Automatic Storage Management (ASM): Install and setup
Introduction and benefits of Oracle ASM.
Oracle ASM software installation and configuration (Grid Infrastructure)
Partitioning Disks in LINUX.
Oracle ASMLib Utility for managing ASM Disk Storage.
Oracle ASMCA (ASM Configuration Assistant).
ASM Parameter file, ASM Instance and working with DISKGROUPS.