Oracle Database 10g DBA Handbook / Edition 1

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Everything a DBA needs to know in one volume--this is the must-have reference for anyone working with the Oracle database, and it’s been fully revised and updated for Oracle Database 10g. Co-author Kevin Loney is the all-time, best-selling Oracle Press author.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072231458
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/31/2005
  • Series: Oracle Press Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 736
  • Sales rank: 1,285,405
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Loney (Wilmington, DE) is a consultant for TUSC and a veteran Oracle developer and DBA. He is among the most renowned members of the Oracle Professional community and is a regular presenter at IOUG-A, Oracle OpenWorld, and regional User Group conferences. Kevin is the coauthor of several of our best-selling titles such as The Complete Reference and the DBA Handbook.

Bob Bryla (Plattville, WI) has over 20 years of experience in MIS, ranging from database and data warehouse design to system administration on multiple hardware platforms. Bob is currently lead designer and data analyst for Lands’ End’s online store database and handles the DBA activities on Lands’ End Oracle Internet databases. Bob has also technically reviewed and authored or coauthored several well-reviewed Oracle certification titles for Sybex.

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Table of Contents

PART I Database Architecture 1 Getting Started with the Oracle Architecture2 Upgrading to 10g 3 Planning and Managing Tablespaces4 Physical Database Layouts PART II Database Management 5 Real Application Clusters6 Managing the Development Process7 Monitoring Space Usage8 Managing Transactions9 Database Tuning10 Using STATSPACK11 Database Security and Auditing12 Backup and Recovery Options13 Using Recovery Manager (RMAN)14 High Availability PART III Networked Oracle 5 Oracle Net16 Managing Large Databases17 Managing Distributed Databases

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2005

    The most Incomplete Oracle Press Book I've ever purchased

    I have been working with the Oracle RDBMS since 1986 (previously I worked for Oracle Corporation directly as a technical consultant). I have relied for years on Oracle Press books for quality reference materials. As a case in point, I have the Oracle8i DBA Handbook from Oracle Press and it is nothing short of a superb reference for DBA work. That is NOT the case with the Oracle Database 10g DBA Handbook from Oracle Press. Be advised that this book is thin and is so lacking in the most fundamental elements necessary for an Oracle DBA that I cannot even begin to list its limitations. I bought this book 'site unseen' which is something I never normally do with technical books solely off my experience using the Oracle Press Oracle8i DBA handbook. I now have to look for another Oracle 10g DBA reference to replace this totally useless book. Believe me, I won't get fooled again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2005

    Good reference text

    I like all the Loney Oracle books and use it as a technical reference. He writes well and gives the DBA plenty of examples to try. A software CDROM companion would be nice. The Oracle Press books are better than most database companies provide for training and i rate them very high because the writers worked for Oracle and know the products intimately. What more can you ask for from any classroom teacher in systems engineering and proprietary technology?

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