This book introduces you to the Oracle Database in plain English with a focus on providing you with an in-depth knowledge of Oracle's basic features and management techniques. By explaining how Oracle works, this book will provide you with the information and tools you need to manage and administer an Oracle database.
We include important Oracle tasks such as database creation, startup, shutdown and management and we also cover Oracle's capability to protect the data stored in the database, as well as critical daily maintenance scripts.
This book is a valuable resource for both the new DBA and a manager wanting to understand the management and operation of an Oracle Database.
About the Author
John Garmany is a Senior Oracle DBA with Burleson Consulting. A graduate of West Point, an Airborne Ranger and a retired Lt. Colonel with 20+ years of IT experience. John is an OCP Certified Oracle DBA with a Master Degree in Information Systems, a Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering, and a BS degree (Electrical Engineering) from West Point. A respected Oracle expert and author, John serves as a writer for Oracle Internals, DBAZine and SearchOracle and SELECT Magazine. John is also the author of four bestselling Oracle books by Rampant TechPress, Oracle Press and CRC Press and hosts a popular Oracle Application Server Newsletter.