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  1. 1. DBA Topics Duties, Certification, Resources, and Tools
  2. 2. Duties of a DBA <ul><li>Handle any problems with database </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connection or User Failures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data consistency and validity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with Oracle support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backup and recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installing and patching software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rebuilding indexes or recompiling invalid objects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Checking for fragmentation and reorganizing ts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plan for future </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sizing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Db design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>developers </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Database administration <ul><li>Job duties/tasks (and frequencies) </li></ul><ul><li>Certification and training </li></ul><ul><li>Dba scripts and resources </li></ul><ul><li>DBA utilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SQL*Loader, Export/Import, RMAN, OEM </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. DBA resources <ul><li>TONS of lists available (usually very active) </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle support – http://metalink.oracle.com </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Technology Network - http://technet.oracle.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Underground Frequently Asked Questions - http://www.orafaq.com/faq2.htm </li></ul><ul><li>DBA FAQ by Kevin Loney - http://www.kevinloney.com/freebies.htm </li></ul>
  5. 5. DBA scripts and resources <ul><li>The Database Domain's Oracle Tips Page - http://www. dbdomain .com/tips. htm </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Magazine (Tips 2000 and Code Archive) http://www.oracle.com/oramag/oracle/current.html </li></ul><ul><li>IToolbox Portal for Oracle - http://oracle.ittoolbox.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>User groups! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NCOUG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IOUGA </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Oracle consultants <ul><li>RevealNet Home Page - http://www. revealnet .com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.quest-pipelines.com/Pipelines/DBA/archives.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle performance tuning = Ixora - http://www. ixora .com.au/home. htm </li></ul><ul><li>Jeff Hunter - http://www. idevelopment .info/ </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Rea's Oracle Tips, Tricks, and Scripts - http://www. uaex . edu / srea / </li></ul>
  7. 7. Certification <ul><li>Several tracks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DBA, Developer, Database operator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9i certifications introduced Associate, Professional and Master levels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oracle University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oracle.com/education/certification/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study guides, practice exams </li></ul>
  8. 8. DBA Utilities <ul><li>Oracle error message facility - http://www.desy.de/cgi-bin/oerr </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle Enterprise Manager and DBA Studio </li></ul><ul><li>SQL*Loader, Export/Import </li></ul><ul><li>RMAN </li></ul><ul><li>Lots more! </li></ul>

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