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Oracle Database
  11g Release 1 (11.1)

Database Administration

"Essentials" covers everyday database administration tasks, as performed using the Enterprise Manager GUI. "Supporting Documentation" includes in-depth concept, task and reference material.


2 Day DBA covers general database administration tasks and concepts. Each 2 Day + book covers more specialized tasks and concepts for specific advanced topics. All tasks are presented in the Enterprise Manager GUI. Supporting documentation describes command line-based methods.

2 Day + Performance Tuning Guide HTML PDF
2 Day + Security Guide HTML PDF

Supporting Documentation

The documents below provide more extensive reference and advanced task material related to database administration.

Administrator's Guide HTML PDF
Concepts HTML PDF
Performance Tuning Guide HTML PDF
Reference HTML PDF

SQL, PL/SQL, and PL/SQL Packages

SQL statements and PL/SQL programs and packages are used extensively in administering Oracle databases.

SQL Language Reference HTML PDF
SQL Language Quick Reference HTML PDF
PL/SQL Language Reference HTML PDF
PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference HTML PDF

Clients for Database Administration

SQL*Plus is a command-line client used for running SQL statements and compiling PL/SQL code. SQL Developer provides all the same capabilities as SQL*Plus, as well as an easy-to-use, powerful drag-and-drop GUI for managing database objects and creating and viewing reports.

SQL Developer User's Guide HTML PDF
SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference HTML PDF
SQL*Plus Quick Reference HTML PDF


Detailed information on database features used to secure your data against unauthorized access.

Security Guide HTML PDF
Advanced Security Administrator's Guide HTML PDF
Enterprise User Security Administrator's Guide HTML PDF
Label Security Administrator's Guide HTML PDF

Network Management

Oracle Net helps you manage connectivity, security, and performance across both Internet and intranet networks.

Net Services Administrator's Guide HTML PDF
Net Services Reference HTML PDF


Using Automatic Storage Management for Oracle databases.

Storage Administrator's Guide HTML PDF

Backup and Recovery

Use Recovery Manager (RMAN) or user-managed backup techniques to back up and recover Oracle databases.

Backup and Recovery User's Guide HTML PDF
Backup and Recovery Reference HTML PDF

High Availability

Maximize availability of Oracle databases using Data Guard and other technologies.

High Availability Overview HTML PDF
Data Guard Concepts and Administration HTML PDF
Data Guard Broker HTML PDF

UNIX Platform Database Administration

Administration concepts and tasks specific to the Oracle Database on UNIX platforms.

Administrator's Reference for Linux and UNIX HTML PDF

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