11g R2: New Features for Administrators

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Course Duration: 5 days
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This course gives students the opportunity to learn about-and practice with the new change management features and other key enhancements in Oracle Database 11g Release 1. Students examine the benefits and use of the new features in managing change, diagnosing and recovering from problems, ensuring high availability, improving scalability and performance, strengthening security, and several other areas that concern database administrators. In addition, the hands-on practice sessions help reinforce students understanding of these new capabilities in Oracle Database 11g Release 1. This course counts toward the Hands-on course requirement for the following certifications

  • Oracle Database 9i Administrator Certification
  • Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certification
  • Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certification



Only instructor-led inclass or instructor-led online formats of this course will meet the Certification Hands-on Requirement. Self Study CD-Rom and Knowledge Center courses DO NOT meet the Hands-on Requirement.


Learn to:

Implement manageability features to simplify database management
Utilize database advisors to provide proactive database monitoring
Increase data availability by using improved ASM, RMAN, and Flashback features.
Use change management features to master database changes
  • Data Warehouse Administrator
  • Database Administrators
  • Sales Consultants
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Consultant

10g: New Features for Admin
10g: Administration Workshop I
10g: Administration Workshop II
Oracle Certified Professional 11g
11g Performance Tuning
  • Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Install Oracle Database 11g Release 2
  • Use Oracle Restart to manage components
  • Use Automatic Storage Management (ASM) enhancements

  • Implement table compression and hybrid columnar compression

  • Implement data warehousing and partitioning enhancements

  • Use the SQL Performance Analyzer

  • Use SQL Plan Management and load SQL plan baselines

  • Use Database Replay to record and replay workloads

  • Set and manage Automatic SQL Tuning
  • Use Resource Manager enhancements
  • Use Enterprise Manager to monitor SQL commands
  • Use the new and enhanced RMAN features
  • Use Total Recall to create, protect, and use history data
  • Use Data Pump in legacy mode
  • Use Data Recovery Advisor 
Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server
  • Creating an ASM Disk Group
  • ASM Cluster File System
  • ASM Dynamic Volume Manager
  • ASM File System Snapshot

Installation and Upgrade Enhancements
  • Installing Oracle Database 11g Release 2
  • Oracle Database Upgrade Enhancements
  • Online Patching
  • Upgrading Your Time Zone File and Timestamp with Time Zone Data

Oracle Restart
  • Controlling Oracle Restart
  • Using the srvctl Utility
  • Manually Adding Components to the Oracle Restart Configuration

ASM Enhancements
  • Seting up ASM fast mirror resync
  • Using ASM Scalability and Performance Enhancements
  • ASM Disk Group Compatibility
  • Using ASMCMD Extensions
  • ASM File Access Control
  • ASM Optimal Disk Placement

Storage Enhancements
  • Using 4 KB-Sector Disks
  • Using Table Compression
  • Hybrid Columnar Compression
  • SQL Access Advisor
  • Segment Creation on Demand

Data Warehouse and Partitioning Enhancements
  • Preprocessing Data for ORACLE_LOADER Access Driver in External Tables
  • Degree of Parallelism Enhancements
  • In-Memory Parallel Query
  • Partitioning Enhancements
  • System-Managed Indexes for List Partitioning

Oracle SecureFiles
  • Enabling SecureFiles Storage
  • Creating SecureFiles
  • Using SecureFile Compression
  • Accessing SecureFiles Metadata
  • Migrating to SecureFiles

Security and Networking Enhancements
  • Secure Password Support
  • Automatic Secure Configuration
  • Managing Default Audits
  • Setting Database Administrator Authentication
  • Transparent Data Encryption
  • Hardware Security Module
  • Tablespace Master Key Re-Key
  • Supporting IPv6 Address Notification

SQL Performance Analyzer
  • SQL Performance Analyzer: Overview
  • Using SQL Performance Analyzer
  • Using Enterprise Manager to Access SQL Performance Analyzer
  • SQL Performance Analyzer: PL/SQL Example
  • SQL Performance Analyzer: Data Dictionary Views

SQL Plan Management
  • SQL Plan Management: Overview
  • Loading SQL Plan Baselines
  • Using the MIGRATE_STORED_OUTLINE Functions
  • Viewing Important Baseline SQL Plan Attributes
  • Loading a SQL Plan Baseline Automatically
  • Purging SQL Management Base Policy

Database Replay
  • Using Database Replay
  • Database Replay System Architecture
  • Supported Workloads
  • Database Replay Workflow in Enterprise Manager
  • Database Replay PL/SQL Procedures
  • Database Replay Data Dictionary Vies

Automatic SQL Tuning
  • Automatic SQL Tuning in Oracle Database 11g
  • Selecting Potential SQL Statements for Tuning
  • Controlling the Automatic SQL Tuning Task
  • Configuring Automatic SQL Tuning
  • Using the PL/SQL Interface to Generate Reports

Intelligent Infrastructure Enhancements
  • Using New Automatic Workload Repository Views
  • Creating AWR Baselines
  • Defining Alert Thresholds Using Static Baseline
  • Controlling Automatic Maintenance Tasks
  • Fixed Policy CPU Resource Management
  • Scheduler Enhancements

Diagnosability Enhancements
  • Setting Up Automatic Diagnostic Repository
  • ADRCI: The ADR Command-Line Tool
  • Incident Packaging Service (IPS)
  • Using the Enterprise Manager Support Workbench
  • Invoking IPS Using ADRCI
  • Running Health Checks Manually
  • Using the SQL Repair Advisor

SQL Monitoring
  • SQL Monitoring in Oracle Database 11g Release 2
  • Viewing Session Details
  • Viewing the SQL Monitoring Report

Performance Enhancements
  • Using the DBMS_ADDM Package
  • New and Modified Views
  • Enabling Automatic Memory Management
  • Using New Statistic Preferences Features
  • Locking Enhancements
  • Adaptive Cursor Sharing
  • Using Table Annotation to Control Result Caching

Application Maintenance and Upgrade Enhancements
  • Online Redefinition Enhancements
  • Creating and Using Invisible Indexes

Backup and Recovery Enhancements
  • Using New SET NEWNAME Clauses
  • Optimized Backups
  • Using New Settings for Binary Compression
  • Enhancements to Database Duplication
  • Creating Archival Backups
  • TSPITR Enhancements and Modifications
  • Creating and Using Virtual Private Catalogs
  • Introduction to Oracle Secure Backup Cloud Module

Flashback Technology, LogMiner, and Data Pump
  • Oracle Total Recall
  • Flashback Transaction Backout
  • Enterprise Manager LogMiner Interface
  • Data Pump Legacy Mode

Data Recovery Advisor
  • Assessing Data Failures
  • Data Recovery Advisor RMAN Command-Line Interface
  • Data Recovery Advisor Views
  • Setting Parameters to Detect Corruption