Oracle 12c Certified Professional (OCP)

Oracle 12c Certified Associate (OCA)

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

Overview

Oracle 12c Certified Professional (OCP)

Oracle 12c Certified Professional (OCP) is one of the three highly demanded computer industry courses offered in the Oracle 12c Database Administration series. Oracle 12c Certified Professional (OCP) hands-on course will teach you to develop appropriate strategies for backup, restore and recovery procedures. Participating in extensive hands-on training will help you gain experience in a realistic technical environment.


The course will prepare students for the Oracle exams, as well as deliver a foundation in the real world application of their database skills. Learn how to:

  • Develop appropriate backup and recovery procedures
  • Implement backup and recovery settings and perform backup operations
  • Employ Oracle Database recovery procedures to recover from media and other failures
  • Diagnose and repair data failures
  • Use Flashback Technologies and data duplication to complement backup and recovery procedures
  • Secure the availability of the database by appropriate backup and recovery strategies

This course is designed for individuals with the Oracle 12c Certified Associate certification or equivalent knowledge.

Oracle 12c Certified Professional (OCP)

Getting Started

  • Core Concepts of the Oracle Database, Critical for Backup and Recovery
  • Oracle DBA Tools for Backup and Recovery
  • Connecting to Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN)
  • Quick Start: A Problem-Solution Approach

Configuring for Recoverablility

  • RMAN commands
  • Configuring and managing persistent settings
  • Using the Fast Recovery Area (FRA)
  • Control File
  • Redo Log File
  • Archiving Logs

Using the RMAN Recovery Catalog

  • Creating and Configuring the Recovery Catalog
  • Managing Target Database Records in the Recovery Catalog
  • Using RMAN Stored Scripts
  • Maintaining and Protecting the Recovery Catalog
  • Virtual Private Catalogs

Backup Strategies and Terminology

  • Backup Solutions Overview and Terminology
  • Balancing Backup and Restore Requirements
  • Backing Up Read-Only Tablespaces
  • Best Practices for Data Warehouse Backups
  • Additional Backup Terminology

Performing Backups

  • RMAN Backup Types
  • Incrementally Updated Backups
  • Fast Incremental Backup
  • Block Change Tracking
  • Oracle-Suggested Backup
  • Reporting on Backups
  • Managing Backups

Improving Your Backups

  • Compressing Backups
  • Using a Media Manager
  • Creating RMAN Multisection Backups, Proxy Copies, Duplexed Backup Sets and Backups of Backup Sets
  • Creating and Managing Archival Backups
  • Backing Up Recovery Files
  • Backing Up the Control File to a Trace File
  • Cataloging Additional Backup Files
  • Backing Up ASM Disk Group Metadata

Using RMAN-Encrypted Backups

  • Creating RMAN-Encrypted Backups
  • Using Transparent-Mode Encryption
  • Using Password-Mode Encryption
  • Using Dual-Mode Encryption

Diagnosing Database Failures

  • Reducing Problem Diagnosis Time
  • Automatic Diagnostic Repository
  • Interpreting RMAN Message Output and Error Stacks
  • Data Recovery Advisor
  • Diagnosing Data File Loss (file system and ASM)
  • Handling Block Corruption

Restore and Recovery Concepts

  • Restoring and Recovering
  • Instance Failure and Instance/Crash Recovery
  • Media Failure
  • Complete Recovery (Overview)
  • Point-in-Time Recovery (Overview)
  • Recovery Through RESETLOGS

Performing Recovery, Part 1

  • RMAN Recovery in NOARCHIVELOG Mode
  • Performing Complete Recovery (of critical and noncritical data files)
  • Restoring ASM Disk Groups
  • Recovery with Image Files
  • Performing Point-in-Time (PITR) or Incomplete Recovery
  • Table Recovery from Backups

Performing Recovery, Part 2

  • Recovery of Server Parameter File, Control File
  • Redo Log File Loss and Recovery
  • Password Authentication File Re-creation
  • Index, Read-Only Tablespace, and Tempfile Recovery
  • Restoring the Database to a New Host
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Restoring RMAN Encrypted Backups

RMAN and Oracle Secure Backup

  • Oracle Secure Backup Overview
  • Oracle Database Disk and Tape Backup Solution
  • Backing Up the Fast Recovery Area to Tape
  • Defining Retention for RMAN Backups
  • RMAN and Oracle Secure Backup Basic Process Flow
  • Integration with Cloud Control
  • RMAN Database Backup to Tape

Performing Tape Backups and Restores

  • Scheduling Backups with EM
  • Oracle-Suggested Backup
  • RMAN and OSB Process Flow
  • RMAN and Oracle Secure Backup Jobs
  • Managing Database Tape Backups
  • Performing Database Recovery
  • RMAN Automatic Failover to Previous Backup

Using Flashback Technologies

  • Flashback Technology: Overview and Setup
  • Using Flashback Technology to Query Data
  • Flashback Table
  • Flashback Transaction (Query and Backout)
  • Flashback Drop and the Recycle Bin
  • Flashback Data Archive

Using Flashback Database

  • Flashback Database Architecture
  • Configuring Flashback Database
  • Performing Flashback Database
  • Best Practices for Flashback Database

Managing Backup Space or Transporting Data

  • Transporting Tablespaces
  • Transporting Databases

Duplicating a Database

  • Using a Duplicate Database
  • Choosing Database Duplication Techniques
  • Creating a Backup-up Based Duplicate Database
  • Understanding the RMAN Duplication Operation
  • Using Cloud Control to Clone a Database

RMAN Performance and Tuning

  • Tuning Principles
  • RMAN Multiplexing
  • Diagnosing Performance Bottlenecks
  • Restore and Recovery Performance Best Practices

Backup and Recovery Workshop

  • Workshop Structure
  • Workshop Approach to Solving Failure Scenarios
  • Business Requirements for Database Availability and Procedures

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