Oracle 11g Database Administration I Course Details:

Through hands-on experience administering an Oracle 11g database, you will gain an understanding of the Oracle Server architecture, and you will learn how to expand the size of the database, implement security, and know why and how specific database administration tasks are performed.

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1. Introduction and Duties of the DBA

  • Oracle RDBMS Components
  • DBA Responsibilities

2. Tables, Constraints, and Indexes

  • Introduction to Datatypes and Tables
  • Integrity Constraints
  • Temporary Tables, Partitioned Tables (range, hash, list), External Tables, IOTs
  • Indexes and Skip Scanning
  • Online Reorganization
  • Database Workspace Management

3. Other Database Schema Objects

  • DDL Commands Used
  • Views, Materialized Views
  • Sequences, Synonyms, Database Links
  • Outlines, Dimensions, Hierarchies
  • PL/SQL Program Units
  • Supplied Packages
  • Oracle Data Dictionary
  • Storage of Large Objects (BFILEs, BLOBs, CLOBs)

4. Starting and Stopping the Database

  • What Tool to Use?
  • Connecting as a Privileged User
  • Password file authentication
  • Starting a Database
  • Shutting Down a Database
  • Reading the Alert Log/Trace Files
  • Quiescing the Database
  • SPFILE / Parameter Management

5. How Space is Physically Consumed - Blocks and Extents

  • Basic Definitions
  • Blocks and Extents
  • Fragmentation/Deallocation

6. How Space is Logically Consumed - Segments

  • Introduction to Segments
  • Managing Undo Segments
  • Automatic Undo Management
  • Managing Sort Activity
  • Managing Data Segments
  • Managing Index Segments
  • Monitoring Database Segments

7. Managing Tablespaces - Default Behavior of CREATE TABLESPACE Command

  • Tablespace Overview
  • System Tablespace
  • Types of Tablespaces
  • Creating Additional tablespaces
  • Altering Tablespaces
  • Temporary Tablespaces - Default
  • Temporary Tablespaces
  • Tablespace Quotas
  • Monitoring Tablespaces

8. Basic Oracle Architecture

  • Architecture Overview
  • Database Structures
  • Process Structures
  • Memory Structures - SGA
  • Memory Structures - PGA
  • Alternative Configurations

9. Oracle Database Files

  • Basic Structures of an Oracle RDBMS
  • Data Files
  • Redo Log Files
  • Archived Redo Log Files
  • Control Files
  • Oracle-Managed Files (OMF)

10. Users and Security

  • Managing Database Users
  • System/Object Privileges
  • Managing Roles/Profiles
  • Resource and Password Management
  • The Virtual Private Database


  • Duties of the DBA for Networking
  • Overview of Oracle Network Architecture
  • Name Resolution
  • Oracle Net Client Configuration
  • Oracle Net Server Configuration
  • Tools
  • Configuring the Listener
  • Shared Server

12. Physical NOARCHIVELOG Mode Backups

  • Oracle Database Backups
  • Automatic Recovery Architecture
  • Physical Backups
  • Closed Backups in NOARCHIVELOG Mode

13. Configuring Archivelog Mode

14. Physical ARCHIVELOG Mode

15. Backups

  • Configuration of the Database for Archiving
  • Setting the ARCHIVELOG Mode
  • Establishing Multiple Archiving Destinations
  • Closed Backups in ARCHIVELOG Mode
  • Open Backups in ARCHIVELOG Mode
  • Controlfile Backup

16. Complete Recovery

  • Recovery Structures and Processes
  • Recovery in NOARCHIVELOG and ARCHIVELOG Mode

17. Incomplete Recovery

  • What is Incomplete Recovery?
  • Recovering from Loss of Current Redo Log Files

18. Data Loading

  • SQL*Loader
  • External Tables
  • Data Pump

19. Automation Tools

  • The New Enterprise Manager
  • DB Console
  • Mgt. & Advisory Framework
  • Automated Workload Repository
  • ADDM

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.
  • Oracle Server architecture
  • Install Oracle Server software
  • Start and stop an Oracle database
  • Manage tablespaces and undo segments
  • Create an Oracle database
  • Create tables, constraints, and indexes
  • Create all other database objects
  • Manage redo logs
  • Manage tablespaces and datafiles
  • Manage controlfiles
  • Manage security
  • Audit the database
  • Manage Oracle networking
  • Perform appropriate backups
  • Perform complete and incomplete recoveries

Lab 1: Architecture

Lab 2: Database Startup and Shutdown

Lab 3. Using and Managing SPFILES and Parameters

Lab 4: Creating Tables, Indexes, and Constraints

Lab 5: Creating Other Database Schema Objects

Lab 6: Users and Security

Lab 7: Undo Segments

Lab 8: Segments

Lab 9. Managing Tablespaces

Lab 10: Multiple Block Size Management

Lab 11: Advanced Memory Management

Lab 12: Oracle Database Files

Lab 13: Data Loading

Lab 14: Backup and Archivelog Mode

Lab 15: Complete Recovery

Lab 16: Incomplete Recovery

  • Knowledge of SQL, the Introduction to Oracle 11g SQL and SQL* Plus course, or equivalent experience
  • Introduction to Oracle 11g PL/SQL or equivalent experience is highly recommended

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