An Expert Guide for Solving Complex Oracle Database Problems Oracle Database Problem Solving and Troubleshooting Handbook delivers comprehensive, practical, and up-to-date advice for running the Oracle Database reliably and efficiently in complex production environments. Seven leading Oracle experts have brought together an unmatched collection of proven solutions, hands-on examples, and step-by-step tips for Oracle Database 12c, 11g, and other recent versions of Oracle Database. Every solution is crafted to help experienced Oracle DBAs and DMAs understand and fix serious problems as rapidly as possible. The authors cover LOB segments, UNDO tablespaces, high GC buffer wait events, poor query response times, latch contention, indexing, XA distributed transactions, RMAN backup/recovery, and much more. They also offer in-depth coverage of a wide range of topics, including DDL optimization, VLDB tuning, database forensics, adaptive cursor sharing, data pumps, data migration, SSDs, indexes, and how to go about fixing Oracle RAC problems. Learn how to Choose the quickest path to solve high-impact problems Use modern best practices to make your day more efficient and predictable Construct your “Call 9-1-1 plan” for future database emergencies Proactively perform maintenance to improve your environment’s stability Save time with industry-standard tools and scripts Register your product at informit.com/register for convenient access to downloads, updates, and corrections as they become available.
Author: Lo Scarabeo
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
The spirit of Madame Lenormand-the most famous cartomant--is captured in this oracle deck, inspired by traditional Italy. Publisher Review: Tarot cards are packed with layers of imagery. You can approach a Tarot card from so many angles: traditional meaning, astrological, elemental, or numeric correspondences, symbolic interpretation, intuitive messages, etc. In fact, although we all love the depth and empowerment that we get from our Tarot decks, let's admit it—sometimes we just want an easy answer, an old-school fortune-telling. If you, like me, get this occasional craving, it is good to have an oracle deck on hand. Although I like to sometimes play with oracles in general, I find that there is nothing like a historic oracle (such as aLenormand or Sibilla) for clear, quick answers. The Every Day Oracle is, according to the booklet, an authentic...read more.
It could be a cloud in the shape of a loved one's face or an extremely relevant song playing on the radio at the exact time of a friend's death--if we allow ourselves to stop, look, and listen, we can identify what spiritual teacher Ann Bolinger-McQuade calls personal oracles. And when we tune into these subtle messages from Spirit, we will discover guidance for navigating life's most trying situations. In this illuminating book, readers will learn that the universe is constantly conspiring in our favor and is ready to lend a helping hand when we need it most--if only we can look closely and open our hearts to the divine messages that are on display around us. Sharing stories of divine inspiration from her own life, as well as the lives of others (many of them well-known historical or contemporary figures), McQuade shows readers how: A PAIR OF SPARROWS SAVE A MAN'S LIFE: Journalist Byron Pitts narrowly escaped being hit by a car and saw a couple birds circling in front of him. The birds reminded him of the lyrics to his mother's favorite hymn: "His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me." The comforting reminder of guidance and provision encouraged him to persevere in his challenging career in broadcast journalism, which was ultimately rewarded when CBS offered him a position on 60 Minutes. A LITTLE BOY BRINGS HOPE BACK INTO A WOMAN'S LIFE: Nancy was reeling from her husband's recent diagnosis of AML, a rare form of leukemia, when a seven-year-old boy knocked at her door collecting donations for AML research. He smiled at her warmly as he told her how he had had AML since he was two, and then he announced proudly that a transplant had saved his life. SIR ISAAC NEWTON'S APPLE WAS ACTUALLY AN EVERYDAY ORACLE: Many are familiar with the story of how Sir Isaac Newton first discovered gravity when an apple fell on his head. It is a lesser known fact that Newton was interested in the supernatural. Born in the 1600s, when astronomy and astology were considred one and the same, the highly respected alchemist looked to the heavens to assist him in his quest to decode the mysteries of the universe. The falling apple that arrested his attention acted as a personal oracle. In addition to illuminating oracles through examples, McQuade discusses the history and science of oracles in general and of personal oracles specifically, offering the reader practical instructions for identifying and decoding the divine messages in their own lives.
Enjoy the Sacred Wisdom of Witchcraft Every Day Connect with your witchy self each and every day using quick, easy, and fun practices. This handy book features simple yet meaningful ways to integrate witchcraft into your daily life, inspiring you to take your magic to a new level whether you're a beginner or an experienced practitioner. Deborah Blake guides you on a journey through the Wheel of the Year, providing witchy wisdom, affirmations, spells, questions to ponder, and much more. From working with herbs and gemstones to connecting with deities, A Year and a Day of Everyday Witchcraft explores a variety of modern Pagan practices to help you get more in touch with your personal path of witchcraft.
Maintain a robust, mission-critical Oracle8i database. This book provides administrative solutions for the day-to-day DBA. You'll learn how to install the database for maximum efficiency, upgrades, patches, migrations, tune, and maintain its security. The book also explains in detail how to build and support a fully functioning Oracle database. This authoritative text contains up-to-date information available on Oracle's latest release and shows you how to: configure database architecture; install and set up with UNIX requirements; create the actual database with scripts; GUI management produc.
PL/SQL, Oracle's powerful procedural language, has been the cornerstone of Oracle application development for nearly 15 years. Although primarily a tool for developers, PL/SQL has also become an essential tool for database administration, as DBAs take increasing responsibility for site performance and as the lines between developers and DBAs blur. Until now, there has not been a book focused squarely on the language topics of special concern to DBAs Oracle PL/SQL for DBAs fills the gap. Covering the latest Oracle version, Oracle Database 10g Release 2 and packed with code and usage examples, it contains: A quick tour of the PL/SQL language, providing enough basic information about language fundamentals to get DBAs up and running Extensive coverage of security topics for DBAs: Encryption (including both traditional methods and Oracle's new Transparent Data Encryption, TDE); Row-Level Security(RLS), Fine-Grained Auditing (FGA); and random value generation Methods for DBAs to improve query and database performance with cursors and table functions Coverage of Oracle scheduling, which allows jobs such as database monitoring andstatistics gathering to be scheduled for regular execution Using Oracle's built-in packages (DBMS_CRYPTO, DBMS_RLS, DBMS_FGA, DBMS_RANDOM,DBMS_SCHEDULING) as a base, the book describes ways of building on top of these packages to suit particular organizational needs. Authors are Arup Nanda, Oracle Magazine 2003 DBA of the Year, and Steven Feuerstein, the world's foremost PL/SQL expert and coauthor of the classic reference, Oracle PL/SQL Programming. DBAs who have not yet discovered how helpful PL/SQL can be will find this book a superb introduction to the language and its special database administration features. Even if you have used PL/SQL for years, you'll find the detailed coverage in this book to be an invaluable resource.
The KJV Everyday Study Bible is an accessible and easy-to-carry study Bible featuring concise study notes crafted from the award-winning Holman Study Bible, as well as features and foundational study helps to help Christians grow in their faith. The convenient Bible size can be easily carried in a backpack, large purse, or brief case to equip readers with a “go-anywhere” study Bible that will foster everyday engagement and practical application of God’s Word. Presentation page, Book Introductions, Concise study notes, Articles from leading Bible scholars, 99 “Essential Truths” of the Christian faith, 30 Bible character profiles, 21 charts and illustrations, Two-column text, 9.5-point type size, Smyth-sewn binding, Ribbon marker, Concordance, and Full-color maps. The KJV Everyday Study Bible features the authorized version of the King James translation (KJV). The KJV is one of the bestselling versions of all time and captures the beauty and majesty of God’s Word for those who love the rich heritage and reverent language of this rendering of the Holy Bible.
The start-to-finish guide to virtualizing business-critical Oracle Software and Databases on VMware vSphere Virtualizing large-scale Oracle software and databases on vSphere can deliver powerful scalability, availability, and performance benefits. Recognizing this opportunity, thousands of organizations are moving to virtualize Oracle. However, reliable best practices have been difficult to find, and database and virtualization professionals often bring incompatible perspectives to the challenge. Virtualizing Oracle® Databases on vSphere® is the first authoritative, comprehensive, and best-practice guide to running Oracle on VMware platforms. Reflecting a deep understanding of both Oracle and vSphere, this guide is supported by extensive in-the-field experience with the full spectrum of database applications and environments. Both a detailed reference and a practical cookbook, it combines theory and practice, and offers up-to-date insights for the entire lifecycle, supported by case studies. Kannan Mani and Don Sullivan fully address architecture, performance, design, sizing, and high availability. Focusing on current versions of Oracle and vSphere, they highlight the differences between ESX/ESXi 4.x and 5.x wherever relevant. To deliver even more value, they provide extensive online resources, including easy-to-adapt scripts and expert how-to videos. Coverage includes: Understanding the DBA’s expanded role in virtualized environments, and the emergence of the vDBA, vRACDBA, and Cloud DBA Identifying your best opportunities to drive value from virtualizing Oracle Anticipating challenges associated with virtualizing Oracle-based Business Critical Applications on vSphere Using VMware to overcome ongoing database deployment and management problems Protecting your virtualized database environment with vSphere’s high-availability capabilities Designing databases to achieve scalability on demand, maximize availability, consolidate servers, and improve compliance Implementing best practices for memory, storage, and database layout Demystifying the impact of virtualization on Oracle support and licensing Using VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) to accelerate disaster recovery by seamlessly integrating VM and storage failover Streamlining provisioning and taking advantage of opportunities to automate
Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning provides comprehensive coverage of the features, technology and principles for testing and tuning RAC databases. The book takes a deep look at optimizing RAC databases by following a methodical approach based on scientific analysis rather than using a speculative approach, twisting and turning knobs and gambling on the system. The book starts with the basic concepts of tuning methodology, capacity planning, and architecture. Author Murali Vallath then dissects the various tiers of the testing implementation, including the operating system, the network, the application, the storage, the instance, the database, and the grid infrastructure. He also introduces tools for performance optimization and thoroughly covers each aspect of the tuning process, using many real-world examples, analyses, and solutions from the field that provide you with a solid, practical, and replicable approach to tuning a RAC environment. The book concludes with troubleshooting guidance and quick reference of all the scripts used in the book. Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning covers scenarios and details never discussed before in any other performance tuning books. If you have a RAC database, this book is a requirement. Get your copy today. Takes you through optimizing the various tiers of the RAC environment. Provides real life case studies, analysis and solutions from the field. Maps a methodical approach to testing, tuning and diagnosing the cluster
* A proven best-seller by the most recognized Oracle expert in the world. * The best Oracle book ever written. It defines what Oracle really is, and why it is so powerful. * Inspired by the thousands of questions Tom has answered on his http://asktom.oracle.com site. It tackles the problems that developers and DBAs struggle with every day. * Provides everything you need to know to program correctly with the database and exploit its feature-set effectively.
Author: Stephen L. Karcher
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Avalokiteśvara (Buddhist deity)
Kuan Yin, the Compassionate One or literally the one who sees and hears the cries of the world is the principal goddess in the eastern firmament. She is centuries older than the Christian Virgin Mary but not unconnected with her in that in most illustrations she holds a rosary, suggesting purification of the cycle of birth and death, and a willow branch, a symbol of Buddhist virtues.
The objective of this book is to cater to the needs of the students and professionals aspiring to become Oracle software developers. It covers the basics of Oracle Developer 2000, and exposes the readers to its important features and tools for application development. The concepts are explained with the help of numerous illustrations. Workout sections and case studies are designed to provide a real-life experience of development of application software. The book is most suitable for beginners, including the students pursuing courses in engineering disciplines (B.Tech/M.Tech) and computer applications (MCA/BCA) and research students who wish to learn and master Oracle Developer 2000 for writing project reports and dissertations. Professionals, too, can learn and explore Oracle Developer, using this book as a guide. Key Features More than 75 Examples Mini Case Studies in Workout Sections • A Real Life Case Study You will learn how to create: Form Components List of Values, Editor and Visual Attribute Input and Non-Input Items Message, Alerts, Menu and Function Key Mouse Events and Timer Item Interaction, Query and Validation Triggers Navigation and Transaction Triggers Window Interaction Trigger Parameter and Multiple Forms Report Builder Components Tabular, Form, and Group Type Reports Matrix Type Report Customization of a Report Calling Report from a Form CD-ROM Features: Contains programs of Examples, Workouts and Case Studies Programs are compatible with Oracle 8i, 9i and 10g