Database Administration

The Complete Guide to DBA Practices and Procedures

Author: Craig S. Mullins

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 0133012727

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 928

View: 9435

Database Administration, Second Edition , is the definitive, technology-independent guide to the modern discipline of database administration. Packed with best practices and proven solutions for any database platform or environment, this text fully reflects the field’s latest realities and challenges. Drawing on more than thirty years of database experience, Mullins focuses on problems that today’s DBAs actually face, and skills and knowledge they simply must have. Mullins presents realistic, thorough, and up-to-date coverage of every DBA task, including creating database environments, data modeling, normalization, design, performance, data integrity, compliance, governance, security, backup/recovery, disaster planning, data and storage management, data movement/distribution, data warehousing, connectivity, metadata, tools, and more. This edition adds new coverage of “Big Data,” database appliances, cloud computing, and NoSQL. Mullins includes an entirely new chapter on the DBA’s role in regulatory compliance, with substantial new material on data breaches, auditing, encryption, retention, and metadata management. You’ll also find an all-new glossary, plus up-to-the-minute DBA rules of thumb.

Database Administration

The Complete Guide to Practices and Procedures

Author: Craig Mullins

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780201741292

Category: Computers

Page: 703

View: 7797

A thorough reference on database administration outlines a variety of DBA roles and responsibilities and discusses such topics as data modeling and normalization, database/application design, change management, database security and data integrity, performance issues, disaster planning, and other essentials. Original. (Advanced)

Oracle Database Administration: The Essential Refe

Author: David Kreines,Brian Laskey

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565925168

Category: Computers

Page: 580

View: 1138

Oracle database administration requires a vast amount of information and an ability to perform a myriad of tasks--from installation to tuning to network troubleshooting to overall daily administration. Oracle provides many tools for performing these tasks; the trick is knowing what tool is right for the job, what commands you need to issue (and when), and what parameters and privileges you need to set. And, as every DBA knows, you need to know how do all this under pressure, while you face crisis after crisis. This book provides a concise reference to the enormous store of information an Oracle DBA needs every day (as well as what's needed only when disaster strikes). It's crammed full of quick-reference tables, task lists, and other summary material that both novice and expert DBAs will use time and time again. It covers the commands and operations new to Oracle8, but also provides Oracle7 information for sites still running earlier versions. Oracle Database Administration provides two types of material: DBA tasks--chapters summarizing how to perform critical DBA functions: installation, performance tuning, preventing data loss, networking, security and monitoring, auditing, query optimization, and the use of various Oracle tools and utilities DBA reference--chapters providing a quick reference to the Oracle instance and database, the initialization (INIT.ORA) parameters, the SQL statements commonly used by DBAs, the data dictionary tables, the system privileges and roles, and the SQL*Plus, Export, Import, and SQL*Loader syntax The book also includes a resource summary with references to additional books, Web sites, and other online and offline resources of special use to Oracle DBAs. Oracle Database Administration is the single essential reference you'll turn to again and again. If you must choose only one book to use at the office, keep at home, or carry to a site you're troubleshooting, this will be that book.

Oracle Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server DBAs

Author: Michelle Malcher

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744304

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 2274

Apply Your SQL Server DBA Skills to Oracle Database Administration Use your SQL Server experience to set up and maintain a high-performance Oracle Database environment. Written by a DBA with expertise in both platforms, Oracle Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server DBAs illustrates each technique with clear explanations, examples, and comparison tables. Get full details on Oracle Database intervals, creation assistants, management techniques, and query tools. High availability, disaster recovery, and security procedures are also extensively covered in this comprehensive Oracle Press guide. Install and configure Oracle Database on Windows or Linux systems Administer and monitor databases from Oracle Enterprise Manager Implement robust security using roles, permissions, and privileges Back up and restore databases with Oracle Recovery Manager Use the Oracle cost-based optimizer to tune performance Write, debug, and execute PL/SQL queries using Oracle SQL Developer Maximize availability with Oracle Real Application Clusters Build standby and failover servers using Oracle Data Guard

Expert Oracle9i Database Administration

Author: Sam Alapati

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430207736

Category: Computers

Page: 1248

View: 5951

This 1,000-page book enables a beginner or intermediate level Oracle DBA or Oracle Developer/Manager to master the art of building and managing complex Oracle 9i databases.

Professional Azure SQL Database Administration

Equip yourself with the skills you need to manage and maintain your SQL databases on the Microsoft cloud

Author: Ahmad Osama

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789535670

Category: Computers

Page: 398

View: 931

Discover how you can migrate a traditional on-premise SQL server database to a cloud-based solution with Microsoft Azure. Built with database administrators in mind, this book emulates different scenarios you might come across while working with large, complex SQL database migrations and provides solutions for effectively managing the migrated databases. Key Features Implement backup, restore, and recovery of Azure SQL databases Create shards and elastic pools to scale Azure SQL databases Automate common management tasks with PowerShell Implement over 40 practical activities and exercises across 24 topics to reinforce your learning Book Description As the cloud version of SQL Server, Azure SQL Database differs in key ways when it comes to management, maintenance, and administration. It’s important to know how to administer SQL Database to fully benefit from all of the features and functionality that it provides. This book addresses important aspects of an Azure SQL Database instance such as migration, backup restorations, pricing policies, security, scalability, monitoring, performance optimization, high availability, and disaster recovery. It is a complete guide for database administrators, and ideal for those who are planning to migrate from on premise SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Server database. What you will learn Learn how to provision a new database or migrate an existing on-premise solution Understand how to backup, restore, secure, and scale your own Azure SQL Database Optimize the performance by monitoring and tuning your cloud-based SQL instance Implement high availability and disaster recovery procedures with SQL Database Develop a roadmap for your own scalable cloud solution with Azure SQL Database Who this book is for This book is ideal for database administrators, database developers, or application developers who are interested in developing or migrating existing applications with Azure SQL Database. Prior experience of working with an on-premise SQL Server deployment and brief knowledge of PowerShell and C# are recommended prerequisites.

Understanding Database Administration

Author: Pablo Berzukov

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781450500913

Category: Computers

Page: 138

View: 683

In the Information Technologies industry there are few domains less understood than Database Administration. People keep asking what are the responsibilities of a Database Administrator, what are the specific tasks and processes Database Administrators rely on to fulfill those responsibilities and, by which rules Database Administrators abide to deal with whatever they do. Some people ask those questions out of simple curiosity, others because they are in or close to a DBA role, others because they have to deal with DBAs in a user, developer, management, etc. capacity and, want to have a better understanding of the DBA world. Everyone has its own reasons to ask questions about the database administration world; questions are always the same. This book intends to answer those questions. This is a technology agnostic book meaning that it applies to the field of database administration in general rather than focusing on any specific database vendor technology in particular. Enjoy it.

Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration

Author: Darl Kuhn

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430229713

Category: Computers

Page: 720

View: 6162

Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration is a book focused on results. Author Darl Kuhn draws from a well of experience over a decade deep to lay out real-world techniques that lead to success as an Oracle Database administrator. He gives clear explanations on how to perform critical tasks. He weaves in theory where necessary without bogging you down in unneeded detail. He is not afraid to take a stand on how things should be done. He won’t leave you adrift in a sea of choices, showing you three ways to do something and then walking away. Database administration isn’t about passing a certified exam, or about pointing-and-clicking your way through a crisis. Database administration is about applying the right solution at the right time, about avoiding risk, about making robust choices that get you home each night in time for dinner with your family. If you have “buck stops here” responsibility for an Oracle database, then Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration is the book you need to help elevate yourself to the level of Professional Oracle Database Administrator. Condenses and organizes the core job of a database administrator into one volume. Takes a results-oriented approach to getting things done. Lays a foundation upon which to build a senior level of expertise

Beginning Oracle Database 11g Administration

From Novice to Professional

Author: Iggy Fernandez

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1590599683

Category: Computers

Page: 464

View: 8791

This book, written by veteran Oracle database administrator Iggy Fernandez, a regular on the Oracle conference circuit and the editor of NoCOUG Journal, is a manageable introduction to key Oracle database administration topics including planning, installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance, and backups, to name just a few. As is clear from the table of contents, this book is not simply a recitation of Oracle Database features such as what you find in the reference guides available for free download on the Oracle web site. For example, the chapter on database monitoring explains how to monitor database availability, database changes, database security, database backups, database growth, database workload, database performance, and database capacity. The chapters of this book are logically organized into four parts that closely track the way your database administration career will naturally evolve. Part 1 gives you necessary background in relational database theory and Oracle Database concepts, Part 2 teaches you how to implement an Oracle database correctly, Part 3 exposes you to the daily routine of a database administrator, and Part 4 introduces you to the fine art of performance tuning. Each chapter has exercises designed to help you apply the lessons of the chapter. Each chapter also includes a list of reference works that contain more information on the topic of the chapter. In this book, you'll find information that you won't find in other books on Oracle Database. Here you'll discover not only technical information, but also guidance on work practices that are as vital to your success as technical skills. The author's favorite chapter is "The Big Picture and the Ten Deliverables." If you take the lessons in that chapter to heart, you can quickly become a much better Oracle database administrator than you ever thought possible. What you’ll learn Theory of relational database management systems Oracle Database internals Licensing, architecture, and sizing Software installation and database creation Using indexes to improve performance User management and data loading How to monitor all aspects of your database How to solve and fix problems Database backups and database recovery Database maintenance Database tuning SQL tuning Who this book is for If you are an IT professional who has been thrust into an Oracle database administration role without the benefit of formal training, or you just want to understand how Oracle Database works, this book is for you. It's the book the author wishes he'd had when he first started using Oracle Database many years ago. It's the book that he would have liked to have given to the many IT colleagues and friends who, over the years, have asked him to teach them the basics of Oracle Database.

Expert Oracle Practices

Oracle Database Administration from the Oak Table

Author: Pete Finnigan,Alex Gorbachev,Tim Gorman,Charles Hooper,Jonathan Lewis,Niall Litchfield,Robyn Sands,Joze Senegacnik,Riyaj Shamsudeen,Jeremiah Wilton,Graham Wood,Connie Green,Karen Morton,Randolf Geist,Uri Shaft,Melanie Caffrey

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430226684

Category: Computers

Page: 592

View: 5015

This book is an anthology of effective database management techniques representing the collective wisdom of the OakTable Network. With an emphasis upon performance—but also branching into security, national language, and other issues—the book helps you deliver the most value for your company’s investment in Oracle Database technologies. You’ll learn to effectively plan for and monitor performance, to troubleshoot systematically when things go wrong, and to manage your database rather than letting it manage you. What you’ll learn Adopt a rational approach to database management; eliminate guesswork Add value to your organization as a database professional Manage and optimize performance Exploit different platform technologies Secure your organization's data Gain deep understanding of database internals and structures Who this book is for This book is aimed at Oracle database administrators who want to further their careers by implementing sound and proven database administration practices—and especially repeatable and predictable practices—in their daily work. Table of Contents Battle Against Any Guess A Partly Cloudy Future Developing a Performance Methodology The DBA as Designer Running Oracle on Windows Managing SQL Performance PL/SQL and the CBO Understanding Performance Optimization Methods Choosing a Performance Optimization Method Managing the Very Large Database Statistics Troubleshooting Latch Contention Measuring for Robust Performance User Security Securing Data

Oracle 10g Database Administrator II

Backup/recovery & Network Administration

Author: Claire Rajan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1418836648

Category: Computers

Page: 627

View: 1333

Oracle 10g Database Administrator II: Backup/Recovery uses the most current database release from Oracle to provide thorough coverage of an Oracle database through the day-to-day duties of a database administrator. This text drills down key tools and techniques for Oracle database backup, recovery and network administration and provides good preparation for the update Oracle certification exam, Database Fundamentals I (#1Z0-043). In addition to extensive review material, the end of chapter content also includes comprehensive coverage of the exam objectives and exam-like practice questions. This text is the perfect compliment to the Oracle 10g: Database Administrator: Implementation and Administration (DBA1) text and the 1Z0-042.

Oracle database administration on UNIX systems

Author: Lynnwood Brown

Publisher: Prentice Hall Ptr

ISBN: 9780132446662

Category: Computers

Page: 189

View: 3443

Oracle is the leading enterprise database management system, and more Oracle databases are deployed on UNIX systems than any other platform. There is no introduction to database administration that focuses exclusively on the UNIX platform--this book fills that critical void. The CD-ROM includes a multimedia tutorial on installing and configuring the Oracle server.

Principles of Data Management

Facilitating Information Sharing

Author: Keith Gordon

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

ISBN: 9781780171845

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 250

View: 7672

Data is a valuable corporate asset and its effective management can be vital to an organisation’s success. This professional guide covers all the key areas of data management, including database development and corporate data modelling. It is business-focused, providing the knowledge and techniques required to successfully implement the data management function. This new edition covers web technology and its relation to databases and includes material on the management of master data.

MySQL Administrator's Bible

Author: Sheeri K. Cabral,Keith Murphy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118080580

Category: Computers

Page: 888

View: 2797

With special focus on the next major release of MySQL, this resource provides a solid framework for anyone new to MySQL or transitioning from another database platform, as well as experience MySQL administrators. The high-profile author duo provides essential coverage of the fundamentals of MySQL database management—including MySQL’s unique approach to basic database features and functions—as well as coverage of SQL queries, data and index types, stores procedure and functions, triggers and views, and transactions. They also present comprehensive coverage of such topics as MySQL server tuning, managing storage engines, caching, backup and recovery, managing users, index tuning, database and performance monitoring, security, and more.

Pro Oracle Database 12c Administration

Author: Darl Kuhn

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430257288

Category: Computers

Page: 756

View: 1979

"Manage and safeguard your organization's data"--Cover.

Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration

From Novice to Professional

Author: Ignatius Fernandez

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484201930

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 1353

Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration is your entry point into a successful and satisfying career as an Oracle Database Administrator. The chapters of this book are logically organized into four parts closely tracking the way your database administration career will naturally evolve. Part 1 "Database Concepts" gives necessary background in relational database theory and Oracle Database concepts, Part 2 "Database Implementation" teaches how to implement an Oracle database correctly, Part 3 "Database Support" exposes you to the daily routine of a database administrator, and Part 4 "Database Tuning" introduces the fine art of performance tuning. Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration provides information that you won't find in other books on Oracle Database. You'll discover not only technical information, but also guidance on work practices that are as vital to your success as are your technical skills. The author's favorite chapter is "The Big Picture and the Ten Deliverables." (It is the editor’s favorite chapter too!) If you take the lessons in that chapter to heart, you can quickly become a much better Oracle database administrator than you ever thought possible. You will grasp the key aspects of theory behind relational database management systems and learn how to: • Install and configure an Oracle database, and ensure that it’s properly licensed; • Execute common management tasks in a Linux environment; • Defend against data loss by implementing sound backup and recovery practices; and • Improve database and query performance.

Oracle 10g Database Administrator

Implementation and Administration

Author: Gavin Powell,Carol McCullough-Dieter

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9781418836658

Category: Computers

Page: 744

View: 9021

Oracle 10g: Database Administrator: Implementation and Administration (DBA1) uses the most current database release from Oracle to provide thorough coverage of an Oracle database through the day-to-day duties of a database administrator. This real-world approach, combined with topics ranging from initialization parameters and table space storage to data integrity, constraints, and user profiles, provides good preparation for the update Oracle certification exam, Database Fundamentals I (#1Z0-041). In addition to extensive review material, the end of chapter content also includes comprehensive coverage of the exam objectives and exam-like practice questions.

SAP Database Administration with Oracle

Author: Michael Höding

Publisher: SAP PRESS

ISBN: 9781592291205

Category: Database management

Page: 818

View: 7338

This book provides administrators with essential information on Oracle databases as well as their interaction with SAP systems. First, you'll learn how best to plan or extend an effective, secure system landscape. The authors show you how to analyze and optimize the performance of hardware, operating system, database, and SAP system as well as which parameters and tools you can use to monitor them. An entire chapter deals with the critical aspects of backup, recovery, and restore, describing different data backup concepts, BR*Tools, the Oracle Recovery Manager, and various backup strategies in detail. In addition, the authors tackle advanced topics, such as Java and SAP NetWeaver BI. By bridging the gap between basic background knowledge and real-life instruction, this book assists you in solving concrete administration problems, structuring the operation of your system to achieve higher performance, and improving data security and availability.

MySQL Reference Manual

Documentation from the Source

Author: Michael Widenius,David Axmark,MySQL AB

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596002657

Category: Computers

Page: 802

View: 2268

This comprehensive reference guide offers useful pointers for advanced use of SQL and describes the bugs and workarounds involved in compiling MySQL for every system.

Database Reliability Engineering

Designing and Operating Resilient Database Systems

Author: Laine Campbell,Charity Majors

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 149192621X

Category: Computers

Page: 294

View: 1482

The infrastructure-as-code revolution in IT is also affecting database administration. With this practical book, developers, system administrators, and junior to mid-level DBAs will learn how the modern practice of site reliability engineering applies to the craft of database architecture and operations. Authors Laine Campbell and Charity Majors provide a framework for professionals looking to join the ranks of today’s database reliability engineers (DBRE). You’ll begin by exploring core operational concepts that DBREs need to master. Then you’ll examine a wide range of database persistence options, including how to implement key technologies to provide resilient, scalable, and performant data storage and retrieval. With a firm foundation in database reliability engineering, you’ll be ready to dive into the architecture and operations of any modern database. This book covers: Service-level requirements and risk management Building and evolving an architecture for operational visibility Infrastructure engineering and infrastructure management How to facilitate the release management process Data storage, indexing, and replication Identifying datastore characteristics and best use cases Datastore architectural components and data-driven architectures