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Description - Oracle Database Administration by David C. Kreines

The Oracle database administrator (DBA) performs an important set of tasks at an Oracle site: database monitoring, backup and recovery, troubleshooting, and tuning for reliability and performance. The DBA also plays a role in initial database design, system configuration, installation, and security planning. This book provides a quick reference to the myriad details an Oracle DBA needs on a day-to-day basis to help do his or her job well. Part One provides information and examples of how to perform a variety of critical DBA functions. The information in this section is presented in roughly the same sequence that these functions would be performed as the DBA plans and implements a new Oracle installation. Part Two provides detailed reference information (command syntax, etc) needed to perform DBA functions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781565925168
ISBN-10: 1565925165
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 178mm x 29mm)
Pages: 582
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 20-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David C. Kreines

David C. Kreines is the manager of database services for Rhodia, Inc., a subsidiary of Rhone-Poulenc S.A., and the coauthor of Oracle Scripts (O'Reilly & Associates, 1998). Dave has worked with Oracle as a developer and database administrator since 1985, on a wide variety of platforms from PCs to mainframes. He is an Oracle Certified Professional, certified as a DBA, and has been a frequent contributor to Oracle conferences, user groups, and publications, both in the United States and in Europe. Dave served two terms as president of the International Oracle Users Group-Americas and spent ten years on the board of directors. Brian Laskey is a senior database administrator for Management Information Consulting (MIC), a Virginia-based consulting firm that specializes in assisting Fortune 1000 companies in ERP systems integration and e-commerce. Brian has been an Oracle database administrator for 11 years, working with Oracle on MVS, VMS, UNIX, NT, DOS, and Windows. He is an Oracle Certified Professional, certified as a DBA for both Oracle 7.3 and Oracle 8.0. He has presented papers at the IOUW and IOUG-A Live! conferences, as well as at regional conferences. He is currently serving his second term as vice president of finance of the International Oracle Users Group-Americas, and has been a member of the board of directors of the IOUG-A for the past two years. He has just been re-elected to the IOUG-A board for a term to expire in 2001.

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