Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I

Course code:ORAA01


Duration:5 Days / 40 Hours

This Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I course explores the fundamentals of basic database administration. You will also learn how to create an operational database and properly manage the various structures in an effective and efficient manner. This includes performance monitoring, database security, user management and backup/recovery techniques. This course will also prepare the students for the certification Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate.

Audience

  • Support Engineer
  • Database Administrators
  • Java Developers
  • Technical Consultant
  • Technical Administrator

Prerequisites

Required: Taken Oracle Introduction to SQL course or equivalent experience Preferred: Taken Oracle PL/SQL course or equivalent experience

Objective

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Install and configure Oracle Database 11g
  • Configure Oracle Net services
  • Monitor and administer undo data
  • Manage the database storage structures
  • Create and administer user accounts
  • Perform basic backup and recovery of a database
  • Manage data concurrency
  • Monitor performance
  • Describe Oracle Database Architecture

Education Criteria

None

Module 1: Exploring the Oracle Database Architecture

  • Oracle Database Architecture Overview
  • Oracle ASM Architecture Overview
  • Process Architecture
  • Memory structures
  • Logical and physical storage structures
  • ASM storage components

Module 2: Installing your Oracle Software

  • Tasks of an Oracle Database Administrator
  • Tools Used to Administer an Oracle Database
  • Installation: System Requirements
  • Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)
  • Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Installing Oracle Database Software
  • Silent Install

Module 3: Creating an Oracle Database

  • Planning the Database
  • Using the DBCA to Create a Database
  • Password Management
  • Creating a Database Design Template
  • Using the DBCA to Delete a Database

Module 4: Managing the Oracle Database Instance

  • Start and stop the Oracle database and components
  • Use Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Access a database with SQLPlus
  • Modify database installation parameters
  • Describe the stages of database startup
  • Describe database shutdown options
  • View the alert log
  • Access dynamic performance views

Module 5: Manage the ASM Instance

  • Set up initialization parameter files for ASM instance
  • Start up and shut down ASM instances
  • Administer ASM disk groups

Module 6: Configuring the Oracle Network Environment

  • Use Enterprise Manager to create and configure the Listener
  • Enable Oracle Restart to monitor the listener
  • Use tnsping to test Oracle Net connectivity
  • Identify when to use shared servers and when to use dedicated servers

Module 7: Managing Database Storage Structures

  • Storage Structures
  • How Table Data Is Stored
  • Anatomy of a Database Block
  • Space Management in Tablespaces
  • Tablespaces in the Preconfigured Database
  • Actions with Tablespaces
  • Oracle Managed Files (OMF)

Module 8: Administering User Security

  • Database User Accounts
  • Predefined Administrative Accounts
  • Benefits of Roles
  • Predefined Roles
  • Implementing Profiles

Module 9: Managing Data Concurrency

  • Data Concurrency
  • Enqueue Mechanism
  • Resolving Lock Conflicts
  • Deadlocks

Module 10: Managing Undo Data

  • Data Manipulation
  • Transactions and Undo Data
  • Undo Data Versus Redo Data
  • Configuring Undo Retention

Module 11: Implementing Oracle Database Auditing

  • Describe DBA responsibilities for security
  • Enable standard database auditing
  • Specify audit options
  • Review audit information
  • Maintain the audit trail

Module 12: Database Maintenance

  • Manage optimizer statistics
  • Manage the Automatic Workload Repository (AWR)
  • Use the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)
  • Describe and use the advisory framework
  • Set alert thresholds
  • Use server-generated alerts
  • Use automated tasks

Module 13: Performance Management

  • Performance Monitoring
  • Managing Memory Components
  • Enabling Automatic Memory Management (AMM)
  • Automatic Shared Memory Advisor
  • Using Memory Advisors
  • Dynamic Performance Statistics
  • Troubleshooting and Tuning Views
  • Invalid and Unusable Objects

Module 14: Backup and Recovery Concepts

  • Part of Your Job
  • Statement Failure
  • User Error
  • Understanding Instance Recovery
  • Phases of Instance Recovery
  • Using the MTTR Advisor
  • Media Failure
  • Archive Log Files

Module 15: Performing Database Backups

  • Backup Solutions: Overview
  • Oracle Secure Backup
  • User-Managed Backup
  • Terminology
  • Recovery Manager (RMAN)
  • Configuring Backup Settings
  • Backing Up the Control File to a Trace File
  • Monitoring the Flash Recovery Area

Module 16: Performing Database Recovery

  • Opening a Database
  • Data Recovery Advisor
  • Loss of a Control File
  • Loss of a Redo Log File
  • Data Recovery Advisor
  • Data Failures
  • Listing Data Failures
  • Data Recovery Advisor Views

Module 17: Moving Data

  • Describe ways to move data
  • Create and use directory objects
  • Use SQL*Loader to move data
  • Use external tables to move data
  • General architecture of Oracle Data Pump
  • Use Data Pump export and import to move data

Module 18: Working with Support

  • Use the Enterprise Manager Support Workbench
  • Work with Oracle Support
  • Log service requests (SR)
  • Manage patches

Course Review

Exam Preparation