Oracle Database 10g Linux Administration / Edition 1

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Install and configure Oracle Database 10g on a Linux enterprise platform. This book explains how to set up, administer, monitor, and tune Oracle Database 10g on Linux. You will also learn how to implement High Availability solutions as well as handle backup, recovery, and replication. This exclusive Oracle Press guide is the ideal resource for all Oracle DBAs working in a Linux environment. Features
• Written by Oracle's "Mr. Linux," Wim Coekerts, who was drafted by Oracle CEO, Larry Ellison, to handle some of his personal Linux-oriented projects, this book will enjoy the full support of Oracle management while being written by their acknowledged leading Linux guru.
• Just as Oracle's database support package for Linux customers also includes support of the OS (Red Hat & UnitedLinux), this book will include comprehensive coverage for the DBA. The contents will progress logically from installing the OS, installing the database, debugging & troubleshooting, performance, availability, and scalability.
• In the true vain of an open-source author, Wim will also include an appendix on how to use FireWire to configure a low cost shared disk solution for testing, quality assurance, and demo databases.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072230536
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/6/2005
  • Series: Oracle Press Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 465
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Edward Whalen is the founder of Performance Tuning Corporation (, a consulting company specializing in database performance, administration, and backup/recovery solutions. Prior to starting Performance Tuning Corp., Mr. Whalen worked at Compaq Computer Corporation as an OS developer, and then as a database performance engineer. He has extensive experience in database system design and tuning for optimal performance. His career has consisted of hardware, OS, and database development projects for many different companies. Mr. Whalen has written three other books on the Oracle RDBMS and four books on MS SQL Server. He has also worked on numerous benchmarks and performance tuning projects with both Oracle and MS SQL Server. Mr. Whalen is recognized as a leader in database performance tuning and optimization. In addition to his experience in Oracle on many different OS platforms, such as Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Windows, he has recently spent significant time working with Oracle on Linux, including the deployment of some of the first RAC clusters on Linux. He works closely with both Red Hat and Novell/SUSE with many different flavors of Linux.

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Table of Contents

1 Linux architecture 3
2 Oracle architecture 29
3 Transaction management and the Oracle schema objects 65
4 Sizing Oracle 10g on Linux systems 91
5 Configuring the Linux system for Oracle 125
6 Installing Oracle 10g on Linux 141
7 Oracle real application cluster concepts 165
8 Deploying Oracle real application clusters on Linux 185
9 Administering Oracle and RAC on Linux 215
10 Tuning Oracle and RAC on Linux 235
11 Backup and recovery 273
12 Restore 305
13 Oracle data guard on Linux 323
14 Oracle advanced replication on Linux 341
15 Configuring the hardware for Linux and Oracle 351
16 Tuning SQL 369
17 Indexes and partitioning 403
18 Oracle Application Server 10g on Linux 427
19 The Oracle e-business suite on Linux 443
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