11g Release 2 (11.2)
"Essentials" covers everyday database administration tasks, as performed using the Enterprise Manager GUI. "Supporting Documentation" includes in-depth concept, task and reference material.
2 Day DBA covers general database administration tasks and concepts. Each 2 Day + book covers more specialized tasks and concepts for specific advanced topics. All tasks are presented in the Enterprise Manager GUI. Supporting documentation describes command line-based methods.
The documents below provide more extensive reference and advanced task material related to database administration.
SQL statements and PL/SQL programs and packages are used extensively in administering Oracle databases.
SQL*Plus is a command-line client used for running SQL statements and compiling PL/SQL code. SQL Developer provides all the same capabilities as SQL*Plus, as well as an easy-to-use, powerful drag-and-drop GUI for managing database objects and creating and viewing reports.
Detailed information on database features used to secure your data against unauthorized access.
Oracle Net helps you manage connectivity, security, and performance across both Internet and intranet networks.
Using Automatic Storage Management for Oracle databases.
Use Recovery Manager (RMAN) or user-managed backup techniques to back up and recover Oracle databases.
Oracle Real Application Testing enables you to perform real-world testing of Oracle Database.