Oracle Database 12c: Admin, Install and Upgrade Accelerated
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COURSE COST: $2990.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This Oracle Database 12c: Admin, Install and Upgrade Accelerated course will provide you with key information to install and adminster Oracle Database 12c. This is an accelerated course, covering 7 days worth of content in only 5 days.

Learn To:
- Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server.
- Use Oracle Restart to manage components.
- Upgrade an existing Oracle Database to Oracle Database 12c.
- Create a container database and provision pluggable databases.
- Create and manage an Oracle Database Instance.
- Create and manage Storage Structures.
- Configure the Oracle Network Environment.
- Create and manage users.
- Monitor the database and manage performance.
- Use the Oracle Support Workbench and My Oracle Support to update your Oracle Database software.


- Database Designers
- Support Engineer
- Technical Administrator
- Database Administrators
- Data Warehouse Administrator


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware, required in your registration. Please refer to your Invoice for the additional cost. If you have any questions, please contact us ( or 207-775-0244). Course to run is subject to a minimum enrollment. Courses maybe run as a virtual instructor led course if the minimum enrolled is not met.


Course Objectives
Course Schedule
Overview of Oracle Database 12c
Overview of Oracle Cloud
Overview of the HR Schema

Exploring the Oracle Database Architecture
Oracle Database 12c Introduction
Oracle Database Architecture: Overview
Oracle Database Instance Configurations
Connecting to the Oracle Database Instance
Oracle Database memory Structures (overview)
Process Architecture (description)
Process Structures
Process Startup Sequence

Oracle Software Installation Basics
Planning Your Installation
Configuring Oracle Linux with Oracle RDBMS Pre-Install RPM
Operating System Groups and Users
Environment Variables
Configuring the Oracle Software Owner Environment
Using Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)
Installation Option: Silent Mode

Installing Oracle Database Software
System Requirements for Oracle Database
Creating Operating System Groups and Users
Types of Installations

Creating an Oracle Database by Using DBCA
Planning the Database Storage Structure
Types of Databases (based on workload)
Choosing the Appropriate Character Set
Understanding How Character Sets are Used
Setting the NLS_LANG Initialization Parameter
Using the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)

Oracle Database Management Tools
Introducing Oracle Database Management Tools
Using SQL*Plus
Using SQL Developer
Logging in to Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express
Using the Enterprise Manager Database Express Home Page
Understanding the Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Framework
Using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Managing the Database Instance
Initialization Parameter Files
Starting an Oracle Database Instance
Shutting Down an Oracle Database Instance
Viewing Log Files
Using Trace Files
Using the Dynamic Performance Views
Data Dictionary

Configuring the Oracle Network Environment
Oracle Net Services Overview
Oracle Net Listener Overview
Establishing Oracle Network Connections
Connecting to a Server
Tools for Configuring and Managing the Oracle Network
Using the Listener Control Utility
Using Oracle Net Configuration Assistant
Using Oracle Net Manager

Administering User Security
Database User Accounts (overview)
Predefined Administrative Accounts
Creating a User
Unlocking a User Account and Resetting the Password

Managing Database Storage Structures
Understanding Storage of Data
Database Block contents
Exploring the Storage Structure
Creating a New Tablespace
Overview of Tablespaces Created by Default
Managing Tablespaces
Viewing Tablespace Information
Using Oracle Managed Files

Managing Space
Space Management Overview
Block Space Management
Row Chaining and Migration
Free Space Management Within Segments
Types of Segments
Allocating Extents
Allocating Space
Creating Tables Without Segments

Managing Undo Data
Undo Data Overview
Transactions and Undo Data
Storing Undo Information
Comparing Undo Data and Redo Data
Managing Undo
Configuring Undo Retention
Guaranteeing Undo Retention
Changing an Undo tablespace to a Fixed Size

Managing Data Concurrency
Overview of Locks
Locking Mechanism
Data Concurrency
DML Locks
Enqueue Mechanism
Lock Conflicts

Implementing Oracle Database Auditing
Separation of Responsibilities
Database Security
Monitoring for Compliance
Standard Database Auditing
Unified Audit Data Trail
Separation for Duties for Audit Administration (AUDIT_ADMIN and AUDIT_VIEWER roles)
Configuring the Audit Trail
Specifying Audit Options

Backup and Recovery Concepts
Categories of Failures
Flashback Technology
Understanding Instance Recovery
Phases of Instance Recovery
Tuning Instance Recovery
Using the MTTR Advisor
Comparing Complete and Incomplete Recovery
Oracle Data Protection Solutions

Backup and Recovery Configuration
Configuring for Recoverability
Configuring the Fast Recovery Area
Multiplexing the Control File
Online Redo Log File
Multiplexing the Online Redo Log File
Archived Redo Log Files
Archiver Process
Archived Redo Log File Naming and Destinations

Performing Database Backups
Backup Solutions Overview
Oracle Secure Backup (overview)
User Managed Backup (overview)
Backup Terminology and Types of Backups
Using Recovery Manager (RMAN)
Configuring Backup Settings
Oracle-Suggested Backup
Backing Up the Control File to a Trace File

Performing Database Recovery
Data Recovery Advisor
Loss of a Control File
Loss of a Redo Log File
Loss of a Datafile in NOARCHIVELOG Mode
Loss of a Noncritical Datafile in ARCHIVELOG Mode
Loss of a System-Critical Datafile in ARCHIVELOG Mode

Moving Data
Moving Data: General Architecture
Oracle Data Pump
External Tables

Performing Database Maintenance
Database Maintenance (overview)
Viewing the Alert History
Automatic Workload Repository (AWR)
Statistic Levels
Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)
Advisory Framework
Enterprise Manager and Advisors

Managing Performance
Performance Monitoring
Tuning Activities
Performance Planning
Instance Tuning
Performance Tuning Methodology
Performance Tuning Data
Monitoring Performance
Managing Memory

Managing Performance: SQL Tuning
SQL Tuning
Oracle Optimizer
SQL Plan Directives
Adaptive Execution Plans
SQL Advisors
Automatic SQL Tuning results
Implement Automatic Tuning Recommendations
SQL Tuning Advisor