Oracle 10g Database Administrator: Implementation and Administration / Edition 2

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Overview

Oracle 10g: Database Administrator: Implementation and Administration (DBA1) 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 real-world approach, combined with topics ranging from initialization parameters and table space storage to data integrity, constraints, and user profiles, provides good preparation for the update Oracle certification exam, Database Fundamentals I (#1Z0-041). In addition to extensive review material, the end of chapter content also includes comprehensive coverage of the exam objectives and exam-like practice questions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418836658
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/21/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 744
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Gavin Powell, BSc. Comp. Sci., OCP (Oracle Certified Professional) has eighteen years of computer industry experience. Diverse experience in database administration and database development in both relational and object databases. Gavin is also an accomplished Oracle technical writer.

Carol McCullough-Dieter, an experienced Oracle DBA, has written over a dozen books on Oracle, including Oracle 9i for Dummies. She has worked as a consultant, designer, and trainer for over 20 years.

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Table of Contents

1. Oracle Architecture Overview 2. Tools and Architecture 3. Creating an Oracle Instance 4. Oracle Physical Architecture and Data Dictionary Views 5. Basic Storage Concepts and Settings 6. The Basics of Querying a Database 7. Basic Table Management 8. Advanced Table Management 9. Constraints, Indexes, and Other Specialized Objects 10. Basic Data Management 11. Advanced Data Management 12. Security Management 13. Performance Monitoring 14. Proactive Maintenance 15. Backup and Recovery

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2009

    Not a good learning tool

    I do not recommend this book for anyone trying to learn Oracle Administration. This book is very vague, and just mentions some subjects as in passing, then expects that you are able to perform exercises. Also, book seems written in wrong order. Starts off with and moves into complex items, then finally addresses basics in the middle to higher chapters Maybe okay for someone just trying to review what they already know.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2008

    Don't waste your money unless your buying frustration!

    I purchased this book as a required text for an Oracle class. This book has been a source of aggravation for the entire class. It is written to provide minimal detail and brief overviews. When completing the hands-on projects at the end of each chapter, the assignments require more knowledge than is provided in the chapter reading, requiring endless amounts of time researching the internet. The chapters are out of order, and jumps around frequently. Here is an example, Chapter 4 requires you to write a SQL command, and chapter 8 actually goes through the command in 'some what' detail with the appropriate syntax. Honestly try a different book if at all possible no one should have to suffer through this book.

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