Sunday, February 14, 2010

Expert Oracle Practices: Oracle Database Administration from the Oak Table

The OakTable network is a network for the Oracle scientist, who believes in better ways of administering and developing Oracle based systems. The network is an informal organisation, which will get together at various Oracle events, for instance the Database Forum run by Miracle every year in Denmark, OracleWorld events and EOUG forums.

Expert Oracle Practices: Oracle Database Administration from the Oak Table book, Written by By Melanie Caffrey, Pete Finnigan, Randolf Geist, Alex Gorbachev, Tim Gorman, Connie Green, Charles Hooper, Jonathan Lewis, Niall Litchfield, Karen Morton, Robyn Sands, Jože Senegačnik, Uri Shaft, Riyaj Shamsudeen, Jeremiah Wilton, Graham Wood

This book explains Ideas/Practices 15 Chapters about Oracle Database. (Preview)
Book Contents

I DBA Fundamentals
1 Battle Against Any Guess – Alex Gorbachev
2 A Partly-cloudy Future – Jeremiah Wilton
3 Developing A Performance Optimization Method – Connie Green, Graham Wood, Uri Shaft
4 The DBA as Designer – Melanie Caffrey

II Network and Operating Systems
5 Running Oracle on Windows – Niall Litchfield

6 Managing SQL Performance – Karen Morton
7 PL/SQL and the CBO – Joze Senegacnik

IV Performance Optimization Methods
8 Understanding Performance Optimization Methods – Charles Hooper & Randolf Geist
9 Choosing a Performance Optimization Method – Randolf Geist & Charles Hooper

IV Operational Concerns
10 Managing the Very Large Database – Tim Gorman
11 Statistics Collection and Creation – Jonathan Lewis

V Troubleshooting
12 Troubleshooting Latch Contention – Riyaj Shamsudeen
13 Measuring for Robust Performance – Robyn Sands

VI Security
14 Securing Users – Pete Finnigan
15 Securing Data – Pete Finnigan
I believe this book is helpful for DBA to learn about ideas and practices.


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