Advanced Oracle DBMS Packages: The Definitive Reference

Advanced Oracle DBMS Packages: The Definitive Reference

by Paulo Portugal


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Oracle continues to implement amazing programs to aid the Oracle DBA. This book shows how powerful Oracle utilities are encapsulated into special DBMS packages. Properly used, these DBMS packages can aid the DBA in every aspect of their job. Specifically, DBMS packages provide the underlying foundation for many of the Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) screens; therefore, a skilled DBA with in-depth knowledge of DBMS packages can learn to write and apply sophisticated scripts to replicate the online functionality in a batch mode.

Knowing when and how to use DBMS packages is key to a DBA's success in administering and monitoring their database. This book contains insider information on how to determine which Oracle packages are best to use in real world situations. The examples supplied in this book will be a powerful tool for any experienced DBA or developer interested in escaping from a reliance on queries or a GUI interface. The detail given in this book is unlike any others on the market today.

This book is not for beginners. These are powerful utilities to be used only by experienced DBAs and developers who need to perform powerful system-wide operating system internal operations on their Oracle databases.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984428229
Publisher: Rampant TechPress
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Series: Oracle In-Focus series
Pages: 586
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.19(d)

About the Author

Paulo Ferreira Portugal is a DBA with a decade of experience in IT and has worked as a DBA for 8 years. He is an Oracle Certified Professional (9i and 10g); IBM DB2 Certified (8 and 9 "Viper"); and an Oracle 11i Applications Database Administrator Certified Professional.

Currently, Paulo works as Senior Applications DBA for F2C Consultoria in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. F2C serves one of Oracle E-Business' largest clients in Brazil.

He has participated in the Oracle Beta Test 11i project using Data Guard, and is a specialist in High Availability tools like Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Streams and Oracle RAC. His clients in Brazil demand the most sophisticated services using tools like Oracle E-Business Suite 11i, Oracle OTM, Oracle Retail and Oracle BPEL with Oracle RAC 10g.

Paulo greatly enjoys what he does and is always improving his technical knowledge by attending events like Oracle Open World - San Francisco (2005 and 2006) and IBM Information on Demand - Los Angeles (2006).

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