Oracle 10g Database - New Features for Administrators

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In this course, students identify the most important new features provided in Oracle Database 10g.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • install and configure Oracle Database 10g, and identify the processes for upgrading and cloning existing databases.
  • manage Oracle databases using the advisors that make up the advisory framework.
  • manage storage in Oracle databases by using alerts and new tablespace features.
  • use Automatic Storage Management to manage files.
  • improve data stability by using enhancements to Oracle Flashback and new data backup, recovery, and restore features.
  • optimize applications by using new SQL features and performance enhancements.
  • tune database performance by identifying and using a variety of new performance-enhancing features.
  • manage scheduled jobs using the Scheduler tool.
  • load and unload data by using the Data Pump tool and other new features.
  • increase security of Oracle databases using new VPD and auditing features.


Students should be experienced with Oracle databases up to and including Oracle9i, and/or already be certified with Oracle9i. Students should have knowledge of Oracle database utilities, architecture, and terminology, as well as SQL.


Installing, Upgrading, and Cloning Oracle Database 10g

  • Installing Oracle Database 10g
  • Upgrading a Database to Oracle Database 10g
  • Database Cloning
  • Enterprise Manager Enhancements

Managing Oracle Database 10g with the Advisory Framework

  • The Advisory Framework
  • Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor
  • MTTR Advisor
  • Optimize Redo Logfile Size
  • Manage the Undo Tablespace
  • Reclaim Wasted Space from Tables and Indexes
  • Improve the Performance of SQL Queries Using SQL Tuning Advisor
  • Optimize SQL Statements by Using the SQL Access Advisor

Managing Storage in Oracle Database 10g

  • Monitor and Manage Server-Generated Alerts
  • Manage Tablespaces

Automating Storage Management

  • Automatic Storage Management
  • Set Up Initialization Parameters and Start an ASM Instance
  • Administer ASM Disk Groups
  • Migrate Your Database to ASM Using RMAN

Improving Backup and Recovery with New Enhancements

  • Restoring Data with Oracle Flashback
  • Configure and Manage the Flash Recovery Area
  • Improve Database Backups
  • Improving Restore and Recovery Operations

Using New SQL Features and Performance Enhancements

  • Managing Optimizer Statistics
  • Improved Support for Strings Using Regular Expressions
  • Write MERGE Statements with the New Conditions and Extensions
  • Use Additional Linguistic Comparison and Sorting Methods in SQL
  • Use Partitioned Outer Join Syntax for Densification
  • Simplify SQL by Using Interrow Calculations

Tuning Database Performance

  • Use the Performance Pages of the Database Control
  • Monitor and Maintain the Automatic Workload Repository
  • Diagnose Recent Issues with the Active Session History
  • Automate Shared Memory Management
  • Control Database Resources with Resource Manager Enhancements
  • Improving Performance with Additional Enhancements
  • Diagnose Performance Problems in Multitier Environments

Managing Scheduled Jobs

  • Simplify Management Tasks by Using the Scheduler
  • Reuse Scheduler Components for Similar Tasks
  • View Information About Job Executions and Job Instances

Loading and Unloading Data

  • Export and Import Using Data Pump
  • Unload Data into External Tables
  • Transportable Tablespaces and Different Platforms
  • Copy Files Using the Database Server

Securing Oracle Databases

  • Apply a Column-Level VPD Policy
  • Apply VPD Policy Types
  • Maximize Audit Efficiency Using Fine-Grained Auditing
  • Audit Database Changes with the Uniform Audit Trail

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Teaching mode:
Online - Self paced
Classroom - Instructor Led
Duration: 3 days
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