Oracle® Database 12c: Administration Workshop

Duration: Days 5
Delivery methods:  
Price per delegate: $2,475
Trained over 60000 delegates
Delivered by world class instructors
Highly competitive pricing
Capped class sizes
Post course support


Please note that Oracle courses running at London training centres are subject to a 10_CS_ surcharge.

Course Description:

The Oracle Database 12c: Administration Workshop will teach you about the Oracle Database architecture. You will discover how to effectively manage an Oracle Database instance, configure the Oracle Network Environment and perform database maintenance.

Learn To:

    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.
    Learn basic information on backup and recovery techniques.
    Use the Oracle Support Workbench and My Oracle Support to update your Oracle Database software.

Benefits to You:

Ensure fast, reliable, secure and easy to manage performance. Optimize database workloads, lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

Participate in Hands-On Practices and Demonstrations:

Expert instruction and hands-on demonstrations will provide you with real world experience. By engaging in hands-on exercises to reinforce your learning, you'll develop in demand skills to effectively manage an Oracle Database

Target Student:

    Support Engineer
    Data Warehouse Administrator
    Database Administrators
    Technical Administrator
    Database Designers


    Working knowledge of SQL and use of PL/SQL packages


    Basic knowledge of Linux operating system

Performance Based Objectives:

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Monitor the Database
  • Manage Database Performance
  • Implement Database Auditing
  • Configure the Database Instance Such That Resources Are Appropriately Allocated Among Sessions and Tasks
  • Schedule Jobs to Run Inside or Outside of the Database
  • Configure Oracle Net Services
  • Configure your Database For Backup and Recovery Operations
  • Describe Oracle Database Architecture
  • Manage the Oracle Database Instance
  • Manage Oracle Database Storage structures
  • Create and Administer User Accounts

Course Content:


    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 Architecture: Overview
    Oracle Database Instance Configurations
    Connecting to the Oracle Database Instance
    Oracle Database Memory Structures
    Process Architecture
    Process Structures
    Process Startup Sequence
    Database Storage Architecture

Managing the Database Instance

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

Configuring the Oracle Network Environment

    Oracle Net Services Overview
    Oracle Net Listener Overview
    Establishing Oracle Network Connections
    Tools for Configuring and Managing the Oracle Network
    Using the Listener Control Utility
    Using Oracle Net Configuration Assistant
    Using Oracle Net Manager
    Using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

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

Administering User Security

    Database User Accounts
    Predefined Administrative Accounts
    Creating a User
    Unlocking a User Account and Resetting the Password

Managing Data Concurrency

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

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

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

Performing Database Maintenance

    Database Maintenance
    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

Managing Resources by Using Database Resource Manager

    Database Resource Manager Overview
    Database Resource Manager Concepts
    Using the Resource Manager
    Default Maintenance Resource Manager Plan
    Default Plan Example
    Resource Manager Workflow
    Specifying Resource Plan Directives
    Resource Allocation Methods for Resource Plans

Automating Tasks by Using Oracle Scheduler

    Simplifying Management Tasks
    Understanding a Simple Job
    Core Components
    Basic Work Flow
    Persistent Lightweight Jobs
    Using a Time-Based or Event-Based Schedule
    Creating a Time-Based Job
    Creating an Event-Based Schedule

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

Backup and Recovery Concepts

    Categories of Failures
    Flashback Technology
    Understanding Instance Recovery
    Phases of Instance Recovery
    Tuning Instance Recovery
    Using the MTTR Advisor
    Media Failure
    Configuring for Recoverability

Moving Data

    Moving Data: General Architecture
    Oracle Data Pump
    External Tables

Working with Oracle Support

    Using the Support Workbench
    Using Enterprise Manager
    Working with Oracle Support
    My Oracle Support Integration
    Researching an Issue
    Logging Service Requests
    Managing Patches
    Applying a Patch Release

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