Author: Craig S. Mullins
Release Date: 2012-10-11
Genre: Business & Economics
Database Administration, Second Edition , is the definitive, technology-independent guide to the modern discipline of database administration. Packed with best practices and proven solutions for any database platform or environment, this text fully reflects the field’s latest realities and challenges. Drawing on more than thirty years of database experience, Mullins focuses on problems that today’s DBAs actually face, and skills and knowledge they simply must have. Mullins presents realistic, thorough, and up-to-date coverage of every DBA task, including creating database environments, data modeling, normalization, design, performance, data integrity, compliance, governance, security, backup/recovery, disaster planning, data and storage management, data movement/distribution, data warehousing, connectivity, metadata, tools, and more. This edition adds new coverage of “Big Data,” database appliances, cloud computing, and NoSQL. Mullins includes an entirely new chapter on the DBA’s role in regulatory compliance, with substantial new material on data breaches, auditing, encryption, retention, and metadata management. You’ll also find an all-new glossary, plus up-to-the-minute DBA rules of thumb.
Oracle database administration requires a vast amount of information and an ability to perform a myriad of tasks--from installation to tuning to network troubleshooting to overall daily administration. Oracle provides many tools for performing these tasks; the trick is knowing what tool is right for the job, what commands you need to issue (and when), and what parameters and privileges you need to set. And, as every DBA knows, you need to know how do all this under pressure, while you face crisis after crisis. This book provides a concise reference to the enormous store of information an Oracle DBA needs every day (as well as what's needed only when disaster strikes). It's crammed full of quick-reference tables, task lists, and other summary material that both novice and expert DBAs will use time and time again. It covers the commands and operations new to Oracle8, but also provides Oracle7 information for sites still running earlier versions. Oracle Database Administration provides two types of material: DBA tasks--chapters summarizing how to perform critical DBA functions: installation, performance tuning, preventing data loss, networking, security and monitoring, auditing, query optimization, and the use of various Oracle tools and utilities DBA reference--chapters providing a quick reference to the Oracle instance and database, the initialization (INIT.ORA) parameters, the SQL statements commonly used by DBAs, the data dictionary tables, the system privileges and roles, and the SQL*Plus, Export, Import, and SQL*Loader syntax The book also includes a resource summary with references to additional books, Web sites, and other online and offline resources of special use to Oracle DBAs. Oracle Database Administration is the single essential reference you'll turn to again and again. If you must choose only one book to use at the office, keep at home, or carry to a site you're troubleshooting, this will be that book.
In the Information Technologies industry there are few domains less understood than Database Administration. People keep asking what are the responsibilities of a Database Administrator, what are the specific tasks and processes Database Administrators rely on to fulfill those responsibilities and, by which rules Database Administrators abide to deal with whatever they do. Some people ask those questions out of simple curiosity, others because they are in or close to a DBA role, others because they have to deal with DBAs in a user, developer, management, etc. capacity and, want to have a better understanding of the DBA world. Everyone has its own reasons to ask questions about the database administration world; questions are always the same. This book intends to answer those questions. This is a technology agnostic book meaning that it applies to the field of database administration in general rather than focusing on any specific database vendor technology in particular. Enjoy it.
This book is an anthology of effective database management techniques representing the collective wisdom of the OakTable Network. With an emphasis upon performance—but also branching into security, national language, and other issues—the book helps you deliver the most value for your company’s investment in Oracle Database technologies. You’ll learn to effectively plan for and monitor performance, to troubleshoot systematically when things go wrong, and to manage your database rather than letting it manage you. What you’ll learn Adopt a rational approach to database management; eliminate guesswork Add value to your organization as a database professional Manage and optimize performance Exploit different platform technologies Secure your organization's data Gain deep understanding of database internals and structures Who this book is for This book is aimed at Oracle database administrators who want to further their careers by implementing sound and proven database administration practices—and especially repeatable and predictable practices—in their daily work. Table of Contents Battle Against Any Guess A Partly Cloudy Future Developing a Performance Methodology The DBA as Designer Running Oracle on Windows Managing SQL Performance PL/SQL and the CBO Understanding Performance Optimization Methods Choosing a Performance Optimization Method Managing the Very Large Database Statistics Troubleshooting Latch Contention Measuring for Robust Performance User Security Securing Data
Author: Michelle Malcher
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-10-06
Apply Your SQL Server DBA Skills to Oracle Database Administration Use your SQL Server experience to set up and maintain a high-performance Oracle Database environment. Written by a DBA with expertise in both platforms, Oracle Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server DBAs illustrates each technique with clear explanations, examples, and comparison tables. Get full details on Oracle Database intervals, creation assistants, management techniques, and query tools. High availability, disaster recovery, and security procedures are also extensively covered in this comprehensive Oracle Press guide. Install and configure Oracle Database on Windows or Linux systems Administer and monitor databases from Oracle Enterprise Manager Implement robust security using roles, permissions, and privileges Back up and restore databases with Oracle Recovery Manager Use the Oracle cost-based optimizer to tune performance Write, debug, and execute PL/SQL queries using Oracle SQL Developer Maximize availability with Oracle Real Application Clusters Build standby and failover servers using Oracle Data Guard
Developed as a practical book, "Oracle Database 11g Administration I Certification Guide" will show you all you need to know to effectively excel at being an Oracle DBA, for both examinations and the real world. This book is for anyone who needs the essential skills to become an Oracle DBA, pass the Oracle Database Administration I exam, and use those skills in the real world to manage secure, high performance, and highly available Oracle databases.
Oracle 10g Database Administrator II: Backup/Recovery uses the most current database release from Oracle to provide thorough coverage of an Oracle database through the day-to-day duties of a database administrator. This text drills down key tools and techniques for Oracle database backup, recovery and network administration and provides good preparation for the update Oracle certification exam, Database Fundamentals I (#1Z0-043). In addition to extensive review material, the end of chapter content also includes comprehensive coverage of the exam objectives and exam-like practice questions. This text is the perfect compliment to the Oracle 10g: Database Administrator: Implementation and Administration (DBA1) text and the 1Z0-042.
Author: Paul Collins
Publisher: Coriolis Group
Release Date: 2000
The Oracle8 DBA: Database Administration Exam Cram contains information previously available only in training materials from Oracle, including key terms and definitions. The book covers all technologies covered on the Oracle8 DBA Database Administration test, and provides practice questions with detailed explanations of why the right answer is correct and the wrong answers are wrong. The Oracle8 DBA: Database Administration Exam Cram outlines the Oracle8 DBA Database Administration exam objectives in a condensed format 100% focused on passing the exam.
Author: Joseph J. Adamski
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Genre: Database management
CONCEPTS OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT fits perfectly into any introductory database course for information systems, business or CIS programs. This concise text teaches SQL in a database-neutral environment with all major topics being covered, including E-R diagrams, normalization, and database design.DATABASE MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS, 7E, International Edition prepares students for success in their field using real-world cases addressing current issues such as database design, data integrity, concurrent updates, and data security. Special features include detailed coverage of the relational model (including QBE and SQL), normalization and views, database design, database administration and management, and more. Advanced topics covered include distributed databases, data warehouses, stored procedures, triggers, data macros, and Web databases.
Author: George Baklarz
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
Release Date: 2003
DB2 Universal Database v8 builds on the world's #1 enterprise database to simplify anytime/anywhere information integration, streamline management, automate resource tuning, enhance business intelligence, and maximize performance, scalability, and reliability. Now, IBM offers complete, start-to-finish coverage of DB2 Universal Database v8 administration and development for UNIX, Linux, and Windows platforms... "and authoritative preparation for IBM's newest DB2 certification exam." This definitive reference and self-study guide covers every aspect of deploying and managing DB2 Universal Database v8, including best practices for DB2 database design and development; day-to-day administration and backup; expert techniques for deploying networked, Internet-centered, and XML-based database applications; migrating to DB2 UDB v8; and much more.You'll also find an unparalleled collection of IBM tips and tricks for maximizing the performance, availability, and value of any database system. Coverage includes: Manageability and serviceability enhancements, including new tools for storagemanagement and monitoring database health Performance improvement withmultidimensional clustering, enhanced prefetching, threading of Java UDFs and storedprocedures, and materialized query tables New Setup wizards, configuration assistants, GUItools, and DB2 Administration Server (DAS) improvements Availability andscalability enhancements New DB2 v8 Replication and Data Warehouse Centers Major improvements for developers, including SQL, XML, JDBC, and CLIenhancements Whether you're a DBA, a developer, a DB2 certification candidate, or all three, "DB2Universal Database v8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database AdministrationCertification Guide" is the one book you can't afford to be without. Straight from IBM, the ultimate guide to running DB2 v8 and preparing for IBM's latest DB2certification exam! In-depth coverage of DB2 v8 database administration and development Covers new DB2 v8 enhancements in manageability, serviceability, reliability, availability, and performance Contains in-depth coverage of new DB2 v8 tools, including the Replication, Data Warehouse, and Development Centers Presents expert tips and best practices from IBM's own DB2 customer support organization About the CDThe CD-ROM included with this book contains a complete trial version of DB2 UDB V8Personal Edition, plus the DB2DEMO program to help explore the many features of DB2.
Author: Philip J. Pratt
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2014-08-22
Delivering concise, cutting-edge coverage, CONCEPTS OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT, 8e uses real-world cases, examples, and illustrations to give readers a thorough understanding of such critical issues as database design, data integrity, concurrent updates, data security, and more. Completely updated to Microsoft Access 2013 standards, the text presents SQL in a database-neutral environment and covers all major topics, including E-R diagrams, normalization, and database design. It provides detailed coverage of the relational model (including QBE and SQL), normalization and views, database administration and management, and more. Advanced topics include distributed databases, data warehouses, stored procedures, triggers, data macros, and Web databases. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Sotirios Zygiaris
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
Release Date: 2018-08-23
Genre: Business & Economics
Zygiaris provides an accessible walkthrough of all technological advances of databases in the business environment. Readers learn how to design, develop, and use databases to provide business analytical reports with the three major database management systems: Microsoft Access, Oracle Express and MariaDB (formerly MySQL).