Learning Oracle PL/SQL

Learning Oracle PL/SQL

PL/SQL, Oracle’s programming language for stored procedures, delivers a world of possibilities for your database programs. PL/SQL supplements the standard relational database language, SQL, with a wide range of procedural features, including loops, IF-THEN statements, advanced data structures, and rich transactional control – all closely integrated with the…

Oracle DBA Checklists Pocket Reference

Oracle DBA Checklists Pocket Reference

In a series of easy-to-use checklists, the Oracle DBA Checklists Pocket Reference summarizes the enormous number of tasks an Oracle DBA must perform. Each section takes the stress out of DBA problem solving with a step-by-step “cookbook” approach to presenting DBA quick-reference material, making it easy to find…

Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference

Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference

Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference is ideal for DBAs who require a concise reference to common RMAN tasks. The first portion of the book presents commands for such tasks as taking a full database backup, recovering from loss of data file, and cloning a database. The second portion offers…

Oracle Built-in Packages

Oracle Built-in Packages

Oracle’s built-in packages dramatically extend the power of the PL/SQL language, but few developers know how to use them effectively. This book is a complete reference to all of the built-ins, including those new to Oracle8. the enclosed diskette includes an online tool that provides easy access to…

Oracle Performance Tuning, 2nd Edition

Oracle Performance Tuning, 2nd Edition

The first edition of this book became a classic for developers and DBAs. This edition offers 400 pages of updated material on Oracle features, including parallel server, parallel query, Oracle Performance Pack, disk striping and mirroring, RAID, MPPs, SMPs, distributed databases, backup and recovery, and much more.

Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

Oracle RMAN Database Duplication

RMAN is Oracle’s flagship backup and recovery tool, but did you know it’s also an effective database duplication tool? Oracle RMAN Database Duplication is a deep dive into RMAN’s duplication feature set, showing how RMAN can make it so much easier for you as a database administrator to…

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning

Expert Oracle RAC Performance Diagnostics and Tuning provides comprehensive coverage of the features, technology and principles for testing and tuning RAC databases. The book takes a deep look at optimizing RAC databases by following a methodical approach based on scientific analysis rather than using a speculative approach, twisting…

Expert Oracle Database Architecture, 3rd Edition

Expert Oracle Database Architecture, 3rd Edition

Now in its third edition, this best-selling book continues to bring you some of the best thinking on how to apply Oracle Database to produce scalable applications that perform well and deliver correct results. Tom Kyte and Darl Kuhn share a simple philosophy: “you can treat Oracle as…