This book is for any Oracle database administrator, Museum curator, IT manager, Developer, Photographer, Intelligence team member, Warehouse or Software Architect who wish to learn the basics and then moves to advanced concepts. This will challenge and increase your knowledge enabling all those who read it to gain a greater understanding of multimedia and how all unstructured data is managed.
Managing Multimedia and Unstructured Data in the Oracle Database will give you a complete understanding of how to manage all data, especially multimedia. You will learn all the latest terminology, how to setup a database, load digital objects, search on them and even how to sell them. Whether you are a manager or database administrator, this book will give you the knowledge you need to take control of this rapidly growing and industry changing technology. Technology which is transforming our lives.
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About the Author
Marcelle Kratochvil is an accomplished Oracle database administrator and developer. She is CTO of Piction and has designed and developed industry leading software for the management and selling of digital assets. She has also developed an award winning shipping and freight management system, designed and built a booking system, a sport management system, a e-commerce system, social network engine, a reporting engine and numerous search engines. She has been an Oracle beta tester since the original introduction of Oracle Multimedia. She is also a well known presenter at Oracle Conferences and has produced numerous technical podcasts. Born in Australia, she is living in Canberra. She is actively working as a database administrator on supporting a large number of customer sites internationally. She is also campaigning with Oracle to promote the use of storing all data and any data in a database. In her spare time she plays field hockey and does core research in artificial intelligence in database systems. Marcelle has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Australian National University and majored in computing and mathematics.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book helps readers understand and manage unstructured data using Oracle Database To handle large amount of unstructured data, issues seen and solutions provided by Oracle include: * Hitting limits on the image size ** An Oracle BLOB can be unlimited in size * Reaching internal structural limits within the database (max number of files that store data) ** Oracle's use of tablespaces allow a large number of multimedia files to be stored in it ** With the ability to control where a blob is stored, files can be split across multiple tablespaces and devices * Dealing with fragmentation ** By using locally managed tablespaces, fragmentation is removed as a performance issue. * The efficient management of those images (for example, backup/recovery) ** Using partitioning on LOBS allows a very large number of multimedia files to be stored and efficiently managed ** Using RMAN, Oracle can be configured to back up large amounts of data When dealing with Multimedia, one has to look at the different dimensions of scalability to best understand how the Oracle Database best handles it. This includes managing the CPU, memory, disk I/O, and network bandwidth. All of the above are covered in Chap 8, Tuning.
Good book... Easy to read and clearly about digital data. Give good idea to manage unstructured data, show idea why there uses Oracle Database and learn from good examples. This book will give benefit for some people who are interested in managing multimedia and Unstructured data in the Oracle Database or increasing knowledge about Data Digital. This book covers about database tuning as well. This chapter helps DBAs learn new concepts, skills, and techniques that are required to manage very large multimedia databases. You also get idea to understand the limitations of oracle database with unstructured data.