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Database Cloud Storage

Database Cloud Storage Author Nitin Vengurlekar
ISBN-10 9780071790161
Release 2013-07-06
Pages 416
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Implement a Centralized Cloud Storage Infrastructure with Oracle Automatic Storage Management Build and manage a scalable, highly available cloud storage solution. Filled with detailed examples and best practices, this Oracle Press guide explains how to set up a complete cloud-based storage system using Oracle Automatic Storage Management. Find out how to prepare hardware, build disk groups, efficiently allocate storage space, and handle security. Database Cloud Storage: The Essential Guide to Oracle Automatic Storage Management shows how to monitor your system, maximize throughput, and ensure consistency across servers and clusters. Set up and configure Oracle Automatic Storage Management Discover and manage disks and establish disk groups Create, clone, and administer Oracle databases Consolidate resources with Oracle Private Database Cloud Control access, encrypt files, and assign user privileges Integrate replication, file tagging, and automatic failover Employ pre-engineered private cloud database consolidation tools Check for data consistency and resync failed disks Code examples in the book are available for download



Expert Oracle RAC 12c

Expert Oracle RAC 12c Author Riyaj Shamsudeen
ISBN-10 9781430250449
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 464
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Expert Oracle RAC 12c is a hands-on book helping you understand and implement Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC), and to reduce the total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) of a RAC database. As a seasoned professional, you are probably aware of the importance of understanding the technical details behind the RAC stack. This book provides deep understanding of RAC concepts and implementation details that you can apply toward your day-to-day operational practices. You’ll be guided in troubleshooting and avoiding trouble in your installation. Successful RAC operation hinges upon a fast-performing network interconnect, and this book dedicates a chapter solely to that very important and easily overlooked topic. All four authors are experienced RAC engineers with a wealth of hard-won experience encountering and surmounting the challenges of running a RAC environment that delivers on its promise. In Expert Oracle RAC 12c they provide you a framework in which to avoid repeating their hard-won lessons. Their goal is for you to manage your own RAC environment with ease and expertise. Provides a deep conceptual understanding of RAC Provides best practices to implement RAC properly and match application workload Enables readers to troubleshoot RAC with ease What you’ll learn Know when to apply RAC, and when not to Design applications to take advantage of RAC Troubleshoot and solve clusterware problems Manage database backup and recovery in RAC Stay on top of locking issues and deadlock detection Harness the performance from parallel processing in RAC Support your RAC environment with a healthy network interconnect Who this book is for Expert Oracle RAC 12c is for experienced Oracle Database Administrators (DBAs) who are ready to take the next step in their career by expanding their skill set to include building and managing Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC). DBAs and architects who are in the process of implementing RAC can immensely benefit from this book. It’s an excellent choice for DBAs to learn RAC conceptually, understand best practices, and become experts in troubleshooting RAC problems. Table of ContentsOverview of Oracle RAC Clusterware Management and Troubleshooting RAC Operational Practices RAC New Features Storage and ASM Practices Application Design Issues Managing and Optimizing a Complex RAC Environment Backup and Recovery in RAC Network Practices in RAC RAC Database Optimization Locks and Deadlocks Parallel Query in RAC Clusterware and Database Upgrades Oracle RAC One Node



Oracle Automatic Storage Management Under the Hood Practical Deployment Guide

Oracle Automatic Storage Management  Under the Hood   Practical Deployment Guide Author Nitin Vengurlekar
ISBN-10 9780071595629
Release 2007-11-26
Pages 368
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Build and manage a scalable storage infrastructure with Oracle Automatic Storage Management Streamline data management and provisioning using Oracle Automatic Storage Management (Oracle ASM) and the detailed information contained in this exclusive Oracle Press resource. Written by a team of database experts, Oracle Automatic Storage Management: Under-the-Hood & Practical Deployment Guide explains how to build and maintain a dynamic, highly available Oracle database storage environment. Inside, you'll learn how to configure storage for Oracle ASM, build disk groups, use data striping and mirroring, and optimize performance. You'll also learn how to ensure consistency across server and storage platforms, maximize data redundancy, and administer Oracle ASM from the command line. Manage Oracle ASM Instances and configure Oracle RDBMS instances to leverage Oracle ASM Define, discover, and manage disk storage under Oracle ASM Create external, normal-redundancy, and high-redundancy disk groups Add and remove Oracle ASM storage without affecting RDMS instance availability Learn how Oracle ASM provides even I/O distribution Work with Oracle ASM directories, files, templates, and aliases Improve storage performance and integrity using the ASMLIB API Simplify system administration with the Oracle ASM command line interface Understand key internal Oracle ASM structures and algorithms



Expert Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Expert Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Author Kellyn Pot'Vin
ISBN-10 9781430249399
Release 2013-08-13
Pages 532
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Enterprise Manager 12c (EM12c), Oracle’s newest and fully-integrated enterprise management product, now provides a complete cloud lifecycle management solution and enterprise environment management interface. Expert Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c opens up the secrets of this incredible management tool, saving you time while enhancing your visibility as someone management can rely upon to deliver reliable database service in today’s increasingly chaotic and change-driven IT environment. Expert Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c covers all the topics you demand and need to function effectively, from basic monitoring and configuration to advanced metric extensions and plugins. Real-life scenarios and demonstrations place you in the comfort zone of using the EM12c console, and the experienced author team provides deep understanding of the inner workings of this new Enterprise Manager. Database administrators and system administrators are expected to offer increasing levels of service for 24X7 systems and newer cloud environments. Em12c offers robust, end-to-end intelligent management of the complete environment. It includes direct, real-time integration with Oracle’s online knowledgebase. Expert Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c helps you master this important tool and manage any challenge that comes your way. Provides example solutions to everyday problems through EM12c features. Explains the changes in EM12c, included trusted extensions. Focuses on advanced aspects of the EM12c interface.



Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration

Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration Author Darl Kuhn
ISBN-10 9781430229711
Release 2011-09-15
Pages 720
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Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration is a book focused on results. Author Darl Kuhn draws from a well of experience over a decade deep to lay out real-world techniques that lead to success as an Oracle Database administrator. He gives clear explanations on how to perform critical tasks. He weaves in theory where necessary without bogging you down in unneeded detail. He is not afraid to take a stand on how things should be done. He won’t leave you adrift in a sea of choices, showing you three ways to do something and then walking away. Database administration isn’t about passing a certified exam, or about pointing-and-clicking your way through a crisis. Database administration is about applying the right solution at the right time, about avoiding risk, about making robust choices that get you home each night in time for dinner with your family. If you have “buck stops here” responsibility for an Oracle database, then Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration is the book you need to help elevate yourself to the level of Professional Oracle Database Administrator. Condenses and organizes the core job of a database administrator into one volume. Takes a results-oriented approach to getting things done. Lays a foundation upon which to build a senior level of expertise



Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata

Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata Author Rick Greenwald
ISBN-10 9780071752602
Release 2011-03-08
Pages 496
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Maximize Oracle Exadata Capabilities Leverage all of the powerful features available in the Oracle Exadata Database Machine using the proven techniques inside this Oracle Press guide. Written by Oracle experts, Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata shows you how to take full advantage of this complete, optimized package of software, servers, and storage. Best practices for enterprise deployments, high availability, administration, backup and recovery, data warehousing, online transaction processing, consolidation, and migration are included in this authoritative resource. Take advantage of the tightly integrated hardware and software in the Oracle Exadata Database Machine Work with Oracle Exadata software features, including Smart Scans, Oracle Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression, storage indexes, Oracle Exadata Smart Flash Cache, and I/O Resource Manager Understand Oracle Exadata Database Machine balanced hardware architecture Architect, administer, and monitor Oracle Exadata Storage Servers Deploy data warehouses on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine Run online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine Consolidate databases with and migrate databases to the Oracle Exadata Database Machine



Building Database Clouds in Oracle 12c

Building Database Clouds in Oracle 12c Author Tariq Farooq
ISBN-10 9780134309774
Release 2016-06-06
Pages 320
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An Expert Guide to Building Oracle Database Cloud Infrastructures This is the first complete, practical guide to architecting, designing, and building Database Clouds with Oracle 12c. Written by a veteran author team of Oracle gurus and ACE Directors, Building Database Clouds in Oracle 12c combines a real-world, hands-on operations guide with an expert handbook on Oracle Database-As-A-Service (DBaaS) and Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC). Writing for Oracle DBAs, DMAs, cloud administrators, and other Oracle professionals, the authors present authoritative technical information for database cloud build-out, management, monitoring, and day-to-day administration. The authors first explain the key concepts underlying DBaaS, describe cloud computing implementations related to it, and outline the business and technology benefits. Next, they show how the Oracle DBA’s approach changes in cloud environments. Then, building on this foundation, they offer insider advice on all key facets of database cloud deployment and operation with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c and Oracle RAC 12c. This guide helps you Make the business case for cloud computing with DBaaS Organize DBA responsibilities in cloud environments Plan, design, and deploy Database Clouds with Oracle’s latest components Consolidate schema and databases with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Use best practices for management, administration metering, and chargeback Clone databases quickly and reliably Set up grid infrastructure on Oracle VM for x86 or Oracle VM VirtualBox



Oracle Exadata Expert s Handbook

Oracle Exadata Expert s Handbook Author Tariq Farooq
ISBN-10 9780133780987
Release 2015-06-12
Pages 544
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The Practical, Authoritative, 360-Degree Technical Guide to Oracle Exadata: From Setup to Administration, Optimization, Tuning, and Troubleshooting The blazingly fast Oracle Exadata Database Machine is being embraced by thousands of large-scale users worldwide: by governments, the military, enterprise organizations, cloud service providers, and anyone who needs extreme performance. Now, Oracle Exadata Expert’s Handbook provides authoritative guidance to running Oracle Exadata with maximum reliability, effectiveness, performance, and efficiency. Six renowned Oracle technology experts have brought together core technical information, experience, best practices, and insider tips in a concise reference. Covering both 11g and 12c versions of Oracle Exadata software, they deliver hands-on coverage of best practices, setup, migration, monitoring, administration, performance tuning, and troubleshooting. Whether you’re an Oracle Exadata DBA, DMA, architect, or manager, you need these insights. Get a 360-degree overview of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine Efficiently deploy RAC within the Oracle Exadata ecosystem Fully leverage Storage Cell’s extraordinary performance, via Offloading, Smart Scans, and Hybrid Columnar Compression Manage Exadata with OEM 12c: perform setup, configuration, asset/target discovery, and day-to-day administration Tune Oracle Exadata for even better performance Perform Exadata Backup/Recovery/DR with RMAN and Data Guard Migrate to Oracle Exadata from other platforms Use Oracle Exadata with the ZFS Storage Appliance Consolidate within the Exadata Database Cloud



Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods

Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods Author Y V Ravikumar
ISBN-10 9781484223284
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 610
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Learn all of the available upgrade and migration methods in detail to move to Oracle Database version 12c. You will become familiar with database upgrade best practices to complete the upgrade in an effective manner and understand the Oracle Database 12c patching process. So it’s time to upgrade Oracle Database to version 12c and you need to choose the appropriate method while considering issues such as downtime. This book explains all of the available upgrade and migration methods so you can choose the one that suits your environment. You will be aware of the practical issues and proactive measures to take to upgrade successfully and reduce unexpected issues. With every release of Oracle Database there are new features and fixes to bugs identified in previous versions. As each release becomes obsolete, existing databases need to be upgraded. Oracle Database Upgrade and Migration Methods explains each method along with its strategy, requirements, steps, and known issues that have been seen so far. This book also compares the methods to help you choose the proper method according to your constraints. Also included in this book: Pre-requisite patches and pre-upgrade steps Patching to perform changes at the binary and database level to apply bug fixes What You Will Learn: Understand the need and importance of database upgrading and migration Be aware of the challenges associated with database upgrade decision making Compare all upgrade/migration methods Become familiar with database upgrade best practices and recommendations Understand database upgrade concepts in high availability and multi-tenant environments Know the database downgrade steps in case the upgraded database isn’t compatible with the environment Discover the features and benefits to the organization when it moves from the old database version to the latest database version Understand Oracle 12c patching concepts Who This Book Is For: Core database administrators, solution architects, business consultants, and database architects



Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook

Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook Author Larry Carpenter
ISBN-10 9780071621489
Release 2009-07-22
Pages 544
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Master Oracle Data Guard 11g Provide superior data protection, availability, and disaster recovery using the tested techniques in this Oracle Press guide. Cowritten by a team of Oracle experts, Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook provides a sound architectural foundation along with best practices for configuration, monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting. You will get full details on implementing deployment architectures to address requirements that extend beyond disaster recovery. This invaluable resource also includes a complete set of monitoring scripts available for download. Develop a disaster recovery plan for your Oracle database to meet your organization's requirements Configure and deploy Oracle Data Guard for your environment Tune and troubleshoot your physical and logical standby databases Implement the Oracle Data Guard Broker management framework Integrate with Oracle Grid Control Monitor your Oracle Data Guard environment Enable read-only services and disaster recovery with Oracle Active Data Guard Configure seamless database and application failover Minimize planned downtime using Oracle Data Guard switchover Handle backup and recovery with Oracle Recovery Manager



Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs

Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs Author Darl Kuhn
ISBN-10 9781430215752
Release 2008-11-21
Pages 528
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Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is an example–based book on managing Oracle Database in a Linux environment. Covering commonly used distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux, the book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a stack of Linux documentation. The book is task–oriented: Look up the task to perform. See the solution. Read up on the details. Get the job done. Takes you directly from problem to solution Covers the “right” mix of Linux user and administration tasks for database administrators Respects your time by being succinct and to–the–point What you’ll learn Execute Linux commands applicable to Oracle Database administration. Write shell scripts to automate critical DBA tasks. Monitor, tune, and optimize a Linux server to run Oracle Database. Perform Linux system administration tasks relevant to Oracle Database. Implement Oracle real application clusters on Linux. Implement Oracle automatic storage management on Linux. Remotely (and securely!) manage Oracle on Linux. Who this book is for Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is a book for Oracle database administrators who want to expertly operate Oracle databases on the Linux operating system. If you’re new to Linux, or are migrating from a Unix platform, or just want detailed solutions for tasks that Oracle DBAs perform on Linux servers, this book is for you.



Oracle DBA Pocket Guide

Oracle DBA Pocket Guide Author David C. Kreines
ISBN-10 9780596100490
Release 2005-08-08
Pages 145
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The Oracle database is one of the most popular in the world, and for good reason. It's compatible, scalable, portable, and capable of performing incredibly fast. The advantages Oracle holds over its competition come with a price, however--it's a highly complex database that's becoming more complex with every release. And this level of detail, of course, can begin to weigh on database administrators (DBAs). Fortunately, the Oracle DBA Pocket Guide from O'Reilly is on the case. This handy reference is designed to help administrators make more effective use of their time by presenting a compact summary of DBA tasks in an easy-to-use form. With this book by your side, you'll have instant access to the most important concepts, best practices, tips, and checklists. Key topics include architecture, installation, configuration, tuning, and backup/recovery. Everything that you absolutely must know to do your job well is right there at your fingertips. Moreover, the Oracle DBA Pocket Guide covers Oracle Database 9i, as well as its latest release, Oracle Database 10g. The first database designed for enterprising grid computing, Oracle Database 10g significantly reduces the cost of managing the IT environment with a simplified install, reduced configuration and management requirements, and automatic performance diagnosis and SQL tuning. The latest in O'Reilly's line of bestselling Oracle titles, this book is an invaluable companion for any database administrator--new or experienced--interested in reviewing core Oracle concepts at a glance.



The Cloud DBA Oracle

The Cloud DBA Oracle Author Abhinivesh Jain
ISBN-10 9781484226353
Release 2017-02-23
Pages 218
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Learn how to define strategies for cloud adoption of your Oracle database landscape. Understand private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud computing in order to successfully design and manage databases in the cloud. The Cloud DBA-Oracle provides an overview of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) that you can use in defining your cloud adoption strategy. In-depth details of various cloud service providers for Oracle database are given, including Oracle Cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Database administration techniques relevant to hosting databases in the cloud are shown in the book as well as the technical details needed to perform all database administration tasks and activities, such as migration to the cloud, backup in the cloud, and new database setup in the cloud. You will learn from real-world business cases and practical examples of administration of Oracle database in the cloud, highlighting the challenges faced and solutions implemented. What you will learn: Cloud computing concepts from the DBA perspective, such as private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud Technical details of all aspects of cloud database administration Challenges faced during setup of databases in private cloud or database migration to public cloud Key points to be kept in mind during database administration in the cloud Practical examples of successful Oracle database cloud migration and support Who Is This Book For All levels of IT professionals, from executives responsible for determining database strategies to database administrators and database architects who manage and design databases.



Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Command Line Interface

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Command Line Interface Author Kellyn Pot'Vin
ISBN-10 9781484202388
Release 2014-11-03
Pages 188
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Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Command-Line Interface shows how to use Enterprise Manager’s powerful scripting language to automate your database administration work and save time by scripting routine tasks, and then executing those scripts across collections of databases and instances in your environment. This book is chock full of ready-made scripting examples contributed by the authors and leading members of the community. For example, you'll find scripts and examples of commands to: Remove an Enterprise Manager agent and its related targets Quickly create administrator accounts that are fully-configured with pre-expired passwords and all needed roles Invoke batch files to execute sequences of related commands with consistency against multiple targets Batch create large groups of user logins with a single command and more! The Enterprise Manager Command Line Interface (EM CLI) is the administrator's key to unlocking the power of Enterprise Manager 12c (EM12c) with scalability, repeatability, and confidence. In previous versions, most administrators ventured into the command-line interface only with the assistance of Oracle Support. But now there are many features in EM12c that are accessible only from the command-line. This is far from a disadvantage! Enterprise Manager is now a powerful tool for automation in the hands of a skilled database administrator. Enterprise Manager scripting offers potential for all administrators who manage Oracle’s enterprise-level products in their environment. You can automate from the smallest, single-instance configuration all the way up to a broadly distributed enterprise-level rollout having database instances strewn across broad geographical distributions. The power of the EM CLI returns the administrator to the golden age, where the entire environment, from database to application to infrastructure, can often be managed from this powerful command line tool secured by the robust Enterprise Manager framework. Brings a golden-age of automation to Oracle Database administrators Provides ready-made scripts contributed by leading members of the community Covers advanced techniques involving Jython and Python



Pro Oracle GoldenGate for the DBA

Pro Oracle GoldenGate for the DBA Author Bobby Curtis
ISBN-10 9781484211793
Release 2016-08-24
Pages 306
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Take a simple approach to learning the Oracle GoldenGate product. This approach provides the in-depth perspective of GoldenGate from an implementer’s viewpoint; however, also addresses why the management viewpoint is important as well. Your journey through this book includes and architecture discussion of GoldenGate and the benefits of purchasing GoldenGate from a management perspective. Then the book quickly moves into advanced implementation components associated with GoldenGate. You’ll find many use-cases and instructions throughout the book to help with everything from easy to complex GoldenGate implementations. An Oracle GoldenGate implementation generally consists of a group project, involving both business and technical resources. Pro Oracle GoldenGate for the DBA provides the viewpoint from the DBA’s vantage point. This approach provides the components of who, what, why, when, and how in defining the implementation and support of a GoldenGate project. The success of most technical projects require the support of multiple resource groups, and Pro Oracle GoldenGate for the DBA supplies the insight for the DBA member to understand the implementation and support process. Takes you through justification, installation, and support. Provides the DBA perspective toward a successful a result. Covers from basic toward increasingly advanced implementations What You Will Learn Understand the core architecture of data replication using Oracle GoldenGate Implement a one-way setup of a classic capture and an integrated capture and replication Design, architect and implement a multi-master replication model Replicate unsupported data types using tokens Manage and troubleshoot multiple GoldenGate implementations New features of GoldenGate supported in Oracle 12c Who this Book is For Pro Oracle GoldenGate for the DBA is aimed squarely at Oracle database administrators who find themselves involved in GoldenGate integration projects. The book provides the DBA view into such projects, helping database administrators toward successful implementations and solid business results.



Oracle Database Cloud Cookbook with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control

Oracle Database Cloud Cookbook with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control Author Porus Homi Havewala
ISBN-10 9780071833547
Release 2016-11-22
Pages 400
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This practical Oracle Press guide teaches cutting-edge techniques for building, configuring, and managing a secure private database cloud with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c This hands-on volume lays out ready-to-deploy roadmaps for the design and maintenance of high-performance private database clouds using Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c. Learn best practices for a wide variety of different approaches—Database as a Service, Snap Clone as a Service, Schema as a Service, and Pluggable Database as a Service. Oracle Private Cloud Cookbook with Enterprise Manager 13c thoroughly explains how to architect, configure, and manage every component in a private database cloud lifecycle. You will get an insider’s solutions for securing your cloud-based infrastructure, generating reliable RMAN backups, and protecting your mission-critical enterprise information using Oracle Data Guard. This comprehensive volume from Oracle Press features detailed, step-by-step instructions with multiple screen shots and diagrams that illustrate each technique along the way. Real-world examples and case studies illustrate applications in various industries Offers essential skills for cloud administrators and DBAs Author is an Oracle Certified Master, previous ACE director, and experienced computing writer



Oracle Database 12c Oracle RMAN Backup and Recovery

Oracle Database 12c Oracle RMAN Backup and Recovery Author Robert G. Freeman
ISBN-10 9780071847445
Release 2016-04-01
Pages 768
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This authoritative Oracle Press resource on RMAN has been thoroughly revised to cover every new feature, offering the most up-to-date information This fully updated volume lays out the easiest, fastest, and most effective methods of deploying RMAN in Oracle Database environments of any size. Keeping with previous editions, this book teaches computing professionals at all skill levels how to fully leverage every powerful RMAN tool and protect mission-critical data. Oracle Database 12c RMAN Backup and Recovery explains how to generate reliable archives and carry out successful system restores. You will learn to work from the command line or GUI, automate the database backup process, perform Oracle Flashback recoveries, and deploy third-party administration utilities. The book features full details on cloud computing, report generation, performance tuning, and security. Offers up-to-date coverage of Oracle Database 12c new features Examples and workshops throughout walk you through important RMAN operations