Oracle 12c Certified Associate (OCA)

Oracle 12c Certified Associate (OCA)

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Oracle 12c Certified Associate (OCA)TBDTBDMondays and WednesdaysTBD6:00 PM - 10:00 PM$1,999.0040

Overview

Oracle 12c Certified Associate (OCA)

Oracle 12c Certified Associate (OCA) is one of the three highly demanded computer industry courses offered in the Oracle 12c Database Administration series. This hands-on course will teach you to effectively plan, install, configure, administer, query, troubleshoot and manage Oracle Databases.


Students will gain a foundation in Oracle Database planning, design, installation and administration. The course will prepare students for the Oracle exam, as well as deliver a foundation in the real world application of their database skills. Learn how to:

  • Install, configure, and administer Oracle Database systems
  • Manage and maintain an Oracle Database
  • Plan, design and create tables
  • Create and update reports from Oracle Databases
  • Query Oracle databases using SQL and iSQL*Plus to retrieve critical business data
  • Backup and recovery of database systems
  • Tune and optimize a Oracle Database for most efficient use of computer resources

This course is designed for individuals who have some computer and database experience and wish to prepare for advanced skills in the installation, configuration and administration of Oracle Enterprise Databases. Related experience might include familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, programming and/or other databases. A detailed knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) is required to join this course.

Oracle 12c Certified Associate (OCA)

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
  • Authentication
  • Unlocking a User Account and Resetting the Password
  • Privileges
  • Roles
  • Profiles

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
  • Terminology
  • 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
  • SQL*Loader
  • 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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