P10380 - Oracle Database 18c: Administration Workshop

This course provides detailed information on the architecture of an Oracle Database instance and database, enabling you to manage your database resources effectively. You learn how to create database storage structures appropriate for the business applications supported by your database. In addition, you learn how to create users and administer database security to meet your business requirements. This course provides basic information on backup and recovery techniques. To provide an acceptable response time to users and manage resources effectively, you learn how to monitor your database and manage performance.

Code: p10380

Duration: 5.0 days

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  • Describe Oracle Database architecture
  • Explain Oracle Database Cloud Service (DBCS) architecture and features
  • Create and manage DBCS database deployments
  • Configure the database to support your applications
  • Manage database security and implement auditing
  • Implement basic backup and recovery procedures
  • Move data between databases and files
  • Employ basic monitoring procedures and manage performance


Module 1: Introduction

  • Sample HR Schema
  • Oracle Cloud Overview
  • Oracle Database Editions, Options, and Management Packs

Module 2: Oracle Database Architecture

  • Automatic Storage Management (ASM) Overview
  • Oracle Database Instance Configurations
  • Oracle Database Memory and Process Structures
  • Connecting to the Database Instance
  • Logical and Physical Database Structures
  • Multitenant Architecture
  • Oracle Database Server Architecture

Module 3: Introduction to Oracle Database Cloud

  • Automated Database Provisioning
  • Oracle Database Cloud Service Architecture
  • Features and Tooling

Module 4: Creating Oracle Database Cloud Service (DBCS) Deployments

  • SSH Key Pairs
  • Database File Storage
  • Input to the Creation Wizard

Module 5: Accessing an Oracle Database

  • Oracle Database Cloud Service Tools
  • Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
  • Oracle enterprise Manager Database Express
  • SQL Developer
  • SQL*Plus

Module 6: Managing DBCS Database Deployments

  • Managing Network Access to DBCS
  • Managing the Compute Node
  • Scaling a Database Deployment
  • Patching a Database Deployment

Module 7: Managing Database Instances

  • Starting Up Oracle Database Instances
  • Data Dictionary Views
  • Shutting Down Oracle Database Instances
  • Dynamic Performance Views
  • Automatic Diagnostic Repository (ADR)
  • Alert Log and Trace Files
  • Initialization Parameter Files

Module 8: Oracle Net Services

  • Oracle Net Services Administration Tools
  • Configuring Communication Between Database Instances
  • Oracle Net Listener Overview
  • Connecting to an Oracle Database Instance
  • Comparing Dedicated and Shared Server Configurations
  • Naming Methods

Module 9: Administering User Security

  • Assigning Quotas to Users
  • Applying the Principal of Least Privilege
  • Managing Oracle Cloud Users, Privileges, and Roles
  • Creating and Assigning Profiles
  • User Authentication
  • Managing Oracle Database Users, Privileges, and Roles

Module 10: Creating PDBs

  • Dropping PDBs
  • Cloning PDBs
  • Methods and Tools to Create PDBs
  • Creating PDBs from Seed
  • Unplugging and Plugging in PDBs

Module 11: Creating Master Encryption Keys for PDBs

  • Overview of Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)
  • Creating and Activating an Encryption Key
  • CDB and PDB Master Encryption Keys
  • Encryption in Oracle Database Cloud Service

Module 12: Creating and Managing Tablespaces

  • Viewing Tablespace Information
  • Creating, Altering and Dropping Tablespaces
  • Table Data Storage
  • Tablespace Encryption by Default in DBCS
  • Implementing Oracle Managed Files
  • Moving and Renaming Online Data Files

Module 13: Managing Storage Space

  • Resumable Space Allocation
  • Shrinkable Segments
  • Deferred Segment Creation
  • Space-Saving Features
  • Oracle Database Space Management Features
  • Types of Segments
  • Table and Row Compression
  • Block Space Management

Module 14: Managing Undo Data

  • Comparing Local Undo Mode and Shared Undo Mode
  • Transactions and Undo Data
  • Storing Undo Information
  • Configuring Undo Rentention
  • Comparing Undo Data and Redo Data
  • Temporary Undo

Module 15: Moving Data

  • External Tables
  • Oracle Data Pump
  • Migrating to Oracle Database Cloud Service
  • SQL Loader

Module 16: Backup and Recovery Concepts

  • Point-in-time Recovery
  • Complete Recovery
  • Categories of Failure
  • Flashback Technology
  • Instance Recovery

Module 17: Backup and Recovery Configuration

  • Configuring ARCHIVELOG Mode
  • Configuring and Monitoring the Fast Recovery Area
  • Multiplexing Control Files
  • Multiplexing Redo Log Files
  • Archive Redo Log Files

Module 18: Creating Database Backups

  • RMAN Backup Types
  • On-Demand Backups on DBCS
  • Using Recovery Manager (RMAN)
  • Backup Terminology
  • Automatic Backups on Database Cloud Service (DBCS)

Module 19: Performing Database Recovery

  • Database Recovery Advisor
  • Recovering Data Files in ARCHIVELOG Mode
  • Recovering Data Files in NOARCHELOG Mode
  • Recovery Options in Database Cloud Service (DBCS)

Module 20: Monitoring and Tuning Database Performance

  • Managing Memory Components
  • Automatic Workload Repository (AWR)
  • Advisory Framework
  • Monitoring Wait Events, Sessions, and Services
  • Managing Metric Thresholds and Alerts
  • Performance Tuning Methodology
  • Performance Planning Considerations
  • Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)

Module 21: SQL Tuning

  • Oracle Optimizer
  • SQL Tuning Advisor
  • SQL Performance Analyzer
  • Optimizer Statistics
  • SQL Access Advisor
  • SQL Tuning Process


  • Data Warehouse Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • Database Administrators
  • Database Designers
  • Technical Administrator
  • Technical Consultant


  • A working knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL packages is very helpful in the course.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux operating system



This course is not associated with any Certification.

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  • Broad Career opportunities
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