Oracle 12c For Dummies

Author: Chris Ruel,Wessler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118745272

Category: Computers

Page: 432

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Demystifying the power of the Oracle 12c database The Oracle database is the industry-leading relational database management system (RDMS) used from small companies to the world’s largest enterprises alike for their most critical business and analytical processing. Oracle 12c includes industry leading enhancements to enable cloud computing and empowers users to manage both Big Data and traditional data structures faster and cheaper than ever before. Oracle 12c For Dummies is the perfect guide for a novice database administrator or an Oracle DBA who is new to Oracle 12c. The book covers what you need to know about Oracle 12c architecture, software tools, and how to successfully manage Oracle databases in the real world. Highlights the important features of Oracle 12c Explains how to create, populate, protect, tune, and troubleshoot a new Oracle database Covers advanced Oracle 12c technologies including Oracle Multitenant—the "pluggable database" concept—as well as several other key changes in this release Make the most of Oracle 12c's improved efficiency, stronger security, and simplified management capabilities with Oracle 12c For Dummies.

Oracle 11g For Dummies

Author: Chris Zeis,Chris Ruel,Wessler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470465073

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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Are you a seasoned system administrator charged with setting up an Oracle database? Or did you suddenly become a DBA by default? If database administration with Oracle is part of your job, you’ll be glad to have Oracle 11g For Dummies in your cubicle. This nuts-and-bolts guide walks you through the mysteries of Oracle and database administration. You’ll learn how to understand Oracle database architecture, set up and manage an Oracle database, and keep it running in tiptop form. Oracle 11g For Dummies covers: The building blocks behind the database engine as well as Oracle’s physical and logical structures Hardware, software, system, and storage requirements for implementation How to recognize and accommodate the differences between Oracle installations on Windows and on Linux/UNIX Daily and intermittent tasks necessary to keep your database running properly How to assess potential threats to your database, configure Oracle Recovery Manager, and set up backup and recovery procedures When to use online, offline, controlfile, and archivelog backups Troubleshooting methodology and how to use Oracle database logs and other diagnostic utilities Different ways to manage your database How to automate jobs with the Oracle Scheduler Using SQL in Oracle, and a great deal more Completely up to date for the newest release of Oracle, Oracle 11g For Dummies will give you both the information and the confidence to set up and maintain an Oracle database for your organization.

Oracle Database 10g: A Beginner's Guide

Author: Ian Abramson,Michael Abbey,Michael Corey

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071706773

Category: Computers

Page: 416

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Provides beginning DBAs and developers with a solid foundation in the database administration and programming basics needed to embark on an Oracle career. The focus is on Oracle Database 10g, but you’ll get the fundamentals applicable to all Oracle database releases.

Oracle PL / SQL For Dummies

Author: Michael Rosenblum,Paul Dorsey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118054796

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 9764

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Find tips for creating efficient PL/SQL code If you know a bit about SQL, this book will make PL/SQL programming painless! The Oracle has spoken—you need to get up to speed on PL/SQL programming, right? We predict it'll be a breeze with this book! You'll find out about code structures, best practices, and code naming standards, how to use conditions and loops, where to place PL/SQL code in system projects, ways to manipulate data, and more. Discover how to Write efficient, easy-to-maintain code Test and debug PL/SQL routines Integrate SQL and PL/SQL Apply PL/SQL best practices Use new features introduced in Oracle 9i and 10g

Beginning Oracle Database 11g Administration

From Novice to Professional

Author: Iggy Fernandez

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1590599683

Category: Computers

Page: 464

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This book, written by veteran Oracle database administrator Iggy Fernandez, a regular on the Oracle conference circuit and the editor of NoCOUG Journal, is a manageable introduction to key Oracle database administration topics including planning, installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance, and backups, to name just a few. As is clear from the table of contents, this book is not simply a recitation of Oracle Database features such as what you find in the reference guides available for free download on the Oracle web site. For example, the chapter on database monitoring explains how to monitor database availability, database changes, database security, database backups, database growth, database workload, database performance, and database capacity. The chapters of this book are logically organized into four parts that closely track the way your database administration career will naturally evolve. Part 1 gives you necessary background in relational database theory and Oracle Database concepts, Part 2 teaches you how to implement an Oracle database correctly, Part 3 exposes you to the daily routine of a database administrator, and Part 4 introduces you to the fine art of performance tuning. Each chapter has exercises designed to help you apply the lessons of the chapter. Each chapter also includes a list of reference works that contain more information on the topic of the chapter. In this book, you'll find information that you won't find in other books on Oracle Database. Here you'll discover not only technical information, but also guidance on work practices that are as vital to your success as technical skills. The author's favorite chapter is "The Big Picture and the Ten Deliverables." If you take the lessons in that chapter to heart, you can quickly become a much better Oracle database administrator than you ever thought possible. What you’ll learn Theory of relational database management systems Oracle Database internals Licensing, architecture, and sizing Software installation and database creation Using indexes to improve performance User management and data loading How to monitor all aspects of your database How to solve and fix problems Database backups and database recovery Database maintenance Database tuning SQL tuning Who this book is for If you are an IT professional who has been thrust into an Oracle database administration role without the benefit of formal training, or you just want to understand how Oracle Database works, this book is for you. It's the book the author wishes he'd had when he first started using Oracle Database many years ago. It's the book that he would have liked to have given to the many IT colleagues and friends who, over the years, have asked him to teach them the basics of Oracle Database.

Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Multitenant

Author: Anton Els,Vit Špinka,Franck Pachot

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 125983610X

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Master the Powerful Multitenant Features of Oracle Database 12c Govern a scalable, extensible, and highly available enterprise database environment using the practical information contained in this Oracle Press guide. Written by a team of Oracle Masters, Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Multitenant shows, step-by-step, how to deploy and manage multitenant configurations across IT frameworks of all types and sizes. Find out how to create databases, work with PDBs and CDBs, administer Oracle Net Services, and automate administrative tasks. Backup and recovery, security, and advanced multitenant options are covered in complete detail. Learn how to: • Build high-performance multitenant Oracle databases • Create single-tenant, multitenant, and application containers • Establish network connections and manage services • Handle security using authentication, authorization, and encryption • Back up and restore your mission-critical data • Work with point-in-time recovery and Oracle Flashback • Move data and replicate and clone databases • Work with Oracle’s Resource Manager and Data Guard

Oracle Data Dictionary Pocket Reference

Views, Columns & Tips

Author: David C. Kreines

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449366805

Category: Computers

Page: 146

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If you work with Oracle, then you don't need to be told that the data dictionary is large and complex, and grows larger with each new Oracle release. It's one of the basic elements of the Oracle database you interact with regularly, but the sheer number of tables and views makes it difficult to remember which view you need, much less the name of the specific column. Want to make it simpler? The Oracle Data Dictionary Pocket Reference puts all the information you need right at your fingertips. Its handy and compact format lets you locate the table and view you need effortlessly without stopping to interrupt your workOracle Data Dictionary Pocket Reference gives DBAs and developers at any level quick and easy access to the data dictionary in Oracle's latest database, Oracle9i. This pocket-sized book provides a complete list of the most commonly used tables and views in the Oracle9i data dictionary, intelligently arranged for quick reference. It also includes column names and descriptions for each of the tables and views, as well as helpful tips, warnings, and usage examples.O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among developers and database administrators everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. When you've reached a sticking point in your work and want to check your facts quickly, the Oracle Data Dictionary Pocket Reference is the book to have close by.

Oracle Database 12c Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional

Author: Ian Abramson,Michael Abbey,Michelle Malcher,Michael J Corey

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071799338

Category: Computers

Page: 472

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Master the Fundamentals of Oracle Database 12c Filled with easy-to-follow tutorials, this Oracle Press guide provides detailed coverage of core database concepts, the role of the administrator, and enterprise database capabilities. Oracle Database 12c: Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional walks you through database configuration, administration, programming, backup and recovery, and high availability. You'll get in-depth introductions to SQL and PL/SQL as well as important information on managing large databases and using Oracle's engineered systems. This essential beginner's resource features: Critical Skills--Lists of specific skills covered in each chapter Projects--Practical exercises that show how to apply the critical skills learned in each chapter Progress Checks--Quick self-assessment sections to check your progress Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with helpful tips Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Mastery Checks--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge

Getting Started with Oracle Data Integrator 11g

A Hands-On Tutorial

Author: David Hecksel,Bernard Wheeler

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849680698

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Combine high volume data movement, complex transformations and real-time data integration with the robust capabilities of ODI in this practical guide.

Beginning Oracle SQL

For Oracle Database 12c

Author: Tim Gorman,Inger Jorgensen,Melanie Caffrey,Lex deHaan

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430265566

Category: Computers

Page: 440

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Beginning Oracle SQL is your introduction to the interactive query tools and specific dialect of SQL used with Oracle Database. These tools include SQL*Plus and SQL Developer. SQL*Plus is the one tool any Oracle developer or database administrator can always count on, and it is widely used in creating scripts to automate routine tasks. SQL Developer is a powerful, graphical environment for developing and debugging queries. Oracle's is possibly the most valuable dialect of SQL from a career standpoint. Oracle's database engine is widely used in corporate environments worldwide. It is also found in many government applications. Oracle SQL implements many features not found in competing products. No developer or DBA working with Oracle can afford to be without knowledge of these features and how they work, because of the performance and expressiveness they bring to the table. Written in an easygoing and example-based style, Beginning Oracle SQL is the book that will get you started down the path to successfully writing SQL statements and getting results from Oracle Database. Takes an example-based approach, with clear and authoritative explanations Introduces both SQL and the query tools used to execute SQL statements Shows how to create tables, populate them with data, and then query that data to generate business results What you’ll learn Create database tables and define their relationships. Add data to your tables. Then change and delete that data. Write database queries that generate accurate results. Avoid common traps and pitfalls in writing SQL queries, especially from nulls. Reap the performance and expressiveness of analytic and window functions. Make use of Oracle Database's support for object types. Write recursive queries to query hierarchical data. Who this book is for Beginning Oracle SQL is aimed at developers and database administrators who must write SQL statements to execute against an Oracle database. No prior knowledge of SQL is assumed. Table of Contents 1. Relational Database Systems and Oracle 2. Introduction to SQL and SQL*Plus, and SQL Developer 3. Data Definition, Part I 4. Retrieval: The Basics 5. Retrieval: Functions 6. Data Manipulation 7. Data Definition, Part II 8. Retrieval: Joins and Grouping 9. Retrieval: Advanced Features 10. Views 11. Automating 12. Object-Relational Features 13. Appendix A – Case Tables 14. Appendix B – Exercise Solutions

Oracle Database 12c Security Cookbook

Author: Zoran Pavlovic,Maja Veselica

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782172130

Category: Computers

Page: 388

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Secure your Oracle Database 12c with this valuable Oracle support resource, featuring more than 100 solutions to the challenges of protecting your data About This Book Explore and learn the new security features introduced in Oracle Database 12c, to successfully secure your sensitive data Learn how to identify which security strategy is right for your needs – and how to apply it Each 'recipe' provides you with a single step-by-step solution, making this book a vital resource, delivering Oracle support in one accessible place Who This Book Is For This book is for DBAs, developers, and architects who are keen to know more about security in Oracle Database 12c. This book is best suited for beginners and intermediate-level database security practitioners. Basic knowledge of Oracle Database is expected, but no prior experience of securing a database is required. What You Will Learn Analyze application privileges and reduce the attack surface Reduce the risk of data exposure by using Oracle Data Redaction and Virtual Private Database Control data access and integrity in your organization using the appropriate database feature or option Learn how to protect your databases against application bypasses Audit user activity using the new auditing architecture Restrict highly privileged users from accessing data Encrypt data in Oracle Database Work in a real-world environment where a multi-layer security strategy is applied In Detail Businesses around the world are paying much greater attention toward database security than they ever have before. Not only does the current regulatory environment require tight security, particularly when dealing with sensitive and personal data, data is also arguably a company's most valuable asset - why wouldn't you want to protect it in a secure and reliable database? Oracle Database lets you do exactly that. It's why it is one of the world's leading databases – with a rich portfolio of features to protect data from contemporary vulnerabilities, it's the go-to database for many organizations. Oracle Database 12c Security Cookbook helps DBAs, developers, and architects to better understand database security challenges. Let it guide you through the process of implementing appropriate security mechanisms, helping you to ensure you are taking proactive steps to keep your data safe. Featuring solutions for common security problems in the new Oracle Database 12c, with this book you can be confident about securing your database from a range of different threats and problems. Style and approach Each chapter explains the different aspects of security through a series of recipes. Each recipe presents instructions in a step-by-step manner, supported by explanations of the topic.

Troubleshooting Oracle Performance

Author: Christian Antognini

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430257598

Category: Computers

Page: 740

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Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, 2nd Edition is your systematic guide to diagnosing and resolving performance problems in database-backed applications involving Oracle's database engine. Christian Antognini brings a decade and a half experience to his topic. His first edition is one of the most well-respected books in its field. This second edition has been rigorously updated to cover the latest developments in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 through Oracle Database 12c. What do you do when your database application isn’t running fast enough? You troubleshoot, of course. Finding the slow part of an application is often the easy part of the battle. It’s finding a solution that’s difficult. Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, 2nd Edition helps by providing a systematic approach to addressing the underlying causes of poor database application performance. The author freely shares his experience while explaining the underlying foundations of how SQL statements are executed by the Oracle database engine. You'll be able to draw a solid foundation of theory and shared experience as you face head-on the performance challenges in your daily work. Written for developers by an application developer who has learned by doing Gives a systematic approach to solving database application performance problems Helps you plan for performance as you would for any other application requirement

Microsoft Windows Networking Essentials

Author: Darril Gibson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118077180

Category: Computers

Page: 372

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The core concepts and technologies of Windows networking Networking can be a complex topic, especially for those new to the field of IT. This focused, full-color book takes a unique approach to teaching Windows networking to beginners by stripping down a network to its bare basics, thereby making each topic clear and easy to understand. Focusing on the new Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) program, this book pares down to just the essentials, showing beginners how to gain a solid foundation for understanding networking concepts upon which more advanced topics and technologies can be built. This straightforward guide begins each chapter by laying out a list of topics to be discussed, followed by a concise discussion of the core networking skills you need to have to gain a strong handle on the subject matter. Chapters conclude with review questions and suggested labs so you can measure your level of understanding of the chapter's content. Serves as an ideal resource for gaining a solid understanding of fundamental networking concepts and skills Offers a straightforward and direct approach to networking basics and covers network management tools, TCP/IP, the name resolution process, and network protocols and topologies Reviews all the topics you need to know for taking the MTA 98-366 exam Provides an overview of networking components, discusses connecting computers to a network, and looks at connecting networks with routers If you're new to IT and interested in entering the IT workforce, then Microsoft Windows Networking Essentials is essential reading.

Oracle Essentials

Author: Rick Greenwald,Robert Stackowiak,Jonathan Stern

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781449343033

Category: Computers

Page: 420

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Written by experienced Oracle insiders, this essential guide distills a vast amount of information into an easy-to-read volume that covers every aspect of the Oracle database. Readers of all technical levels will learn about Oracle's features and technologies, including the product line, architecture, data structures, networking, concurrency, tuning and much more. Augmented with illustrations and helpful hints, the fifth edition of Oracle Essentials offers a valuable one-stop overview of Oracle Database 12c, Oracle's newest database release. More comprehensible than huge complete references, and more detailed than most primers, this book gives current Oracle users the conceptual background they need to understand how the Oracle database truly works. For those new to Oracle, this all-in-one guide provides an essential introduction that will get them up to speed.

Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Developer’s Guide

Author: Fabio Mazanatti Nunes,William Markito Oliveira

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849686971

Category: Computers

Page: 374

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Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c is a fast-paced and feature-packed book, designed to get you working with Java EE 6, JDK 7 and Oracle WebLogic Server 12c straight away, so start developing your own applications.Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Developer's Guide is written for developers who are just getting started, or who have some experience, with Java EE who want to learn how to develop for and use Oracle WebLogic Server. Getting Started with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Developer's Guide also provides a great overview of the updated features of the 12c release, and how it integrates Java EE 6 and JDK 7 to remove boilerplate code.

Oracle RMAN for Absolute Beginners

Author: Darl Kuhn

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484207637

Category: Computers

Page: 280

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Oracle RMAN for Absolute Beginners is a gentle introduction to the use of Oracle's Recovery Manager software to make backups of an Oracle database, and to restore all or part of a database in the event that data loss occurs. It is often said that a database administrator's #1 job responsibility is to be able to recover from data loss. If you're new to the Oracle platform, or you're new to database administration in general, you can hardly go wrong by making it your first priority to learn to backup and recover the database that has been entrusted into your hands. This book is short and sweet at just 200 pages. Focus lies on the mainstream use cases. Recovery Manager, or RMAN as it is called, is a powerful and complex tool that can be intimidating at first. Author Darl Kuhn understands the need to focus on the core use cases, building your confidence in the tool, and in your ability to recover from lost database files, and even to recover your entire database should that become necessary. Oracle RMAN for Absolute Beginners shows how to backup your database. That's the first job. You'll learn to backup the entire database, and to create incremental backups that in turn can speed restore and recovery operations. Then you'll learn to recover from lost data files, lost redo log files, lost control files, and even to restore the entire database from scratch. You'll even learn how to clone a database for development and test purposes by backing the database up on one system and restoring it onto another. Author Darl Kuhn has a decade and a half of experience in writing about, and teaching Oracle Database backup and recovery. If you are newly responsible for an Oracle Database, you can hardly do better than to pick up a copy of Oracle RMAN for Absolute Beginners.

Expert Oracle Database 11g Administration

Author: Sam R. Alapati

Publisher: Dreamtech Press

ISBN: 9788184891591

Category: Database management

Page: 1400

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This is a comprehensive handbook for Oracle database administrators (DBAs) using the latest release of the Oracle Database (Oracle Database 11g). All key aspects of database administration are covered, including backup and recovery, day-to-day administration and monitoring, performance tuning, and more. This is the one book to have on your desk as a continual reference.

Expert PL/SQL Practices

for Oracle Developers and DBAs

Author: Michael Rosenblum,Dominic Delmolino,Lewis Cunningham,Riyaj Shamsudeen,Connor McDonald,Melanie Caffrey,Sue Harper,Torben Holm,Robyn Sands,John Beresniewicz,Ron Crisco,Martin Büchi,Adrian Billington,Stéphan Petit,Arup Nanda

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430234857

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Expert PL/SQL Practices is a book of collected wisdom on PL/SQL programming from some of the best and the brightest in the field. Each chapter is a deep-dive into a specific problem, technology, or feature set that you’ll face as a PL/SQL programmer. Each author has chosen their topic out of the strong belief that what they share can make a positive difference in the quality and scalability of code that you write. The path to mastery begins with syntax and the mechanics of writing statements to make things happen. If you’ve reached that point with PL/SQL, then let the authors of Expert PL/SQL Practices show you how to combine syntax and mechanics with features and techniques to really make the language sing. You’ll learn to do more with less effort, to write code that scales and performs well, and to eliminate and avoid defects. These authors are passionate about PL/SQL and the power it places at your disposal. They want you to succeed, to know all that PL/SQL can offer. Let Expert PL/SQL Practices open your eyes to the full power of Oracle’s world-class language for the database engine. Goes beyond the manual to cover good techniques and best practices Delivers knowledge usually gained only by hard experience Covers the functionality that distinguishes PL/SQL as a powerful and scalable programming language for deploying logic inside the database engine What you’ll learn Learn when PL/SQL is best used, and when to avoid it Move data efficiently using bulk SQL operations Write code that scales through pipelining, parallelism, and profiling Choose the right PL/SQL cursor type for any given application Reduce coding errors through sound development practices such as unit-testing Create and execute SQL and PL/SQL dynamically at runtime Who this book is for Expert PL/SQL Practices is for PL/SQL developers who want to develop deep expertise in key aspects of the language and its use in database programming. Any developer writing code against Oracle’s class-leading database engine will find value from the collected wisdom in this book. Some knowledge of PL/SQL is assumed. Readers should at least be past the beginning stage with the language. Table of Contents Do Not Use Dynamic SQL: Handling the Unknown PL/SQL and Parallel Processing Warnings and Conditional Compilation PL/SQL Unit Testing Bulk SQL Operations Know Your Code Contract-Oriented Programming PL/SQL from SQL Choosing the Right Cursor PL/SQL Programming in the Large Evolutionary Data Modeling Profiling for Performance Coding Conventions and Error Handling Dependencies and Invalidations

Expert Oracle RAC 12c

Author: Riyaj Shamsudeen,Syed Jaffar Hussain,Kai Yu,Tariq Farooq

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430250445

Category: Computers

Page: 464

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Expert Oracle RAC 12c is a hands-on book helping you understand and implement Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), and to reduce the total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) of a RAC database. As a seasoned professional, you are probably aware of the importance of understanding the technical details behind the RAC stack. This book provides deep understanding of RAC concepts and implementation details that you can apply toward your day-to-day operational practices. You’ll be guided in troubleshooting and avoiding trouble in your installation. Successful RAC operation hinges upon a fast-performing network interconnect, and this book dedicates a chapter solely to that very important and easily overlooked topic. All four authors are experienced RAC engineers with a wealth of hard-won experience encountering and surmounting the challenges of running a RAC environment that delivers on its promise. In Expert Oracle RAC 12c they provide you a framework in which to avoid repeating their hard-won lessons. Their goal is for you to manage your own RAC environment with ease and expertise. Provides a deep conceptual understanding of RAC Provides best practices to implement RAC properly and match application workload Enables readers to troubleshoot RAC with ease What you’ll learn Know when to apply RAC, and when not to Design applications to take advantage of RAC Troubleshoot and solve clusterware problems Manage database backup and recovery in RAC Stay on top of locking issues and deadlock detection Harness the performance from parallel processing in RAC Support your RAC environment with a healthy network interconnect Who this book is for Expert Oracle RAC 12c is for experienced Oracle Database Administrators (DBAs) who are ready to take the next step in their career by expanding their skill set to include building and managing Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC). DBAs and architects who are in the process of implementing RAC can immensely benefit from this book. It’s an excellent choice for DBAs to learn RAC conceptually, understand best practices, and become experts in troubleshooting RAC problems. Table of ContentsOverview of Oracle RAC Clusterware Management and Troubleshooting RAC Operational Practices RAC New Features Storage and ASM Practices Application Design Issues Managing and Optimizing a Complex RAC Environment Backup and Recovery in RAC Network Practices in RAC RAC Database Optimization Locks and Deadlocks Parallel Query in RAC Clusterware and Database Upgrades Oracle RAC One Node