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Using Oracle's Database Upgrade Assistant

For some of you, Oracle 12c may not be the first database that you are implementing. You may have Oracle already installed and running. In that case, you might want to consider [more…]

Oracle Database Statistics

When it comes to statistics within your Oracle database, information is power. That saying translates a lot of different ways but the overall idea is that the more you know about someone or something, [more…]

Oracle Automatic Storage Management

Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM) is a method for managing your storage needs in and outside the database. Yes, ASM does not only apply to database storage but can also be used as a clustered file [more…]

9 Online Oracle Resources

Being an Oracle professional requires constant education and research. One of the things any budding database administrator (DBA) should know is that having a brain chock-full of information and facts [more…]

Oracle 12c SQL Commands

Thousands of SQL commands exist in the Oracle database realm. Here are some that Database Administrators use daily. This list could differ for each Oracle database you use. [more…]

Daily Watchlist for Database Administrators

Database Administrators (DBAs) frequently check the health of the database in an organization. DBAs sometimes refer to these daily tasks as "keeping the lights on. [more…]

Command-Line Executables for Oracle Tools

Oracle has several command-line utilities. Here are the most common ones. If you aren’t sure about how to use them, try typing in the command with help [more…]

Oracle Database Login Chart

You should never write down passwords to your real Oracle databases. However, while learning and filling your brain with knowledge, forgetting your passwords for different functionalities should be the [more…]

Oracle 12c For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Knowing the most common tasks an Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) encounters and what a DBA needs to monitor daily can help keep your database running and well-maintained. Master your common command-line [more…]

Popular Command-Line Executables for Oracle Tools

Many tasks that you need to complete in Oracle can’t be completed through the GUI. Some tasks can only be performed by actually typing in the necessary command. These command prompt executables gives you [more…]

SQL Commands You Can Use in Oracle

SQL is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)standard for communicating with relational database systems. You can use SQL to communicate with Oracle. Consider SQL to be the language that Oracle [more…]

Oracle 11g For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Oracle 11g is by far the most robust database software on the market today. It has become an enterprise architecture standard for managing data, regardless of the data’s size or complexity. These SQL commands [more…]

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