11gR2: New Features for Administrators Accelerated

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Course Duration: 5 days
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Topics covered include 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 of particular interest to database administrators.

In addition, hands-on practice sessions help reinforce understanding of the new capabilities. This course also gives students the opportunity to learn about the general new features of the Oracle Database 11g ( Students examine the benefits and use of the new features in managing storage and space, strengthening resource management and database manageability.

Learn To:

Implement manageability features to simplify database management
Use change management features to master database changes
Use database advisors to provide proactive database monitoring
Increase data availability by using ASM, RMAN, and Flashback feature enhancements
Describe the key new capabilities in Oracle Database 11g (
Identify how these new features can be applied in your own environments
Identify technical advantages and business benefits associated with these technologies
Proceed towards the adoption and implementation of Oracle Database 11g Patch Set 1 with greater confidence
Data Warehouse Administrator
Database Administrators
Sales Consultants
Support Engineer
Technical Consultant
Working knowledge of Oracle Database 10g
Use Oracle Restart to manage components
Use the Oracle ASM and ACFS enhancements
Implement table compression and hybrid columnar compression
Implement data warehousing and partitioning enhancements
Use the SQL Performance Analyzer
Use Database Replay to record and replay workloads
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
Describe the key new capabilities in Oracle Database 11g (
Manage space with the enhanced segment management
Use the capabilities of the enhanced database manageability
Install Oracle Database 11g Release 2
Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure
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
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 Views

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
Instance Caging
Scheduler Enhancements

Diagnosability Enhancements
Seting 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 & Performance Enhancements
SQL Monitoring in Oracle Database 11g Release 2
Viewing Session Details
Viewing the SQL Monitoring Report
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

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 & Data Recovery Advisor
Oracle Total Recall
Flashback Transaction Backout
Enterprise Manager LogMiner Interface
Data Pump Legacy Mode
Assessing Data Failures
Data Recovery Advisor RMAN Command-Line Interface
Data Recovery Advisor Views
Setting Parameters to Detect Corruption

Introduction to Oracle Database
Course Objectives & Lesson Roadmap
Installing and Upgrading with Patch Sets
Upgrading Out-of-Place & Upgrading In-Place
New Software Updates Option
New Software Updates Option
Oracle ASM Configuration After Installation
Grid Infrastructure Configuration after Installation & Upgrading Grid Infrastructure
Oracle ASM Configuration Assistant Enhancements

Oracle ASM and ACFS Enhancements
What You Already Know: ASM, ADVM and ACFS
Securing Oracle ACFS
Protecting Oracle ACFS with Encryption
Using Oracle ACFS Replication

Enhanced Segment Management
Allocating Space
Creating a Range-Partitioned Table
Viewing Partitions With and Without Segments
Controlling Deferred Segment Creation
Segments on Demand: Scope
Managing Space for Schema Objects
Additional Automatic Functionality
Viewing Segment Information in Enterprise Manager

Performance Enhancements
Creating and Enabling Resource Plans
Limiting Resource Usage & Monitoring Resource Usage
Managing Query Workloads
Parallel Statement Queuing
Managing Parallel Execution of Workloads
Prioritizing Parallel Statement Queuing
Configuring Automatic SQL Tuning

Enhanced Real Application Testing
Realistic Testing with Real Application Testing
When to Use What?
Data Dictionary Changes for Integration
Using Enterprise Manager to Access SQL Performance Analyzer
Preprocessing a Database Workload
Using the Workload Analyzer
Controlling DB Replay with Timeout
Using Remote SPA with Active Data Guard