Streamline your daily administrative tasks
Everyday Oracle DBA describes the best way to efficiently administer an Oracle database and how to handle a variety of daily DBA tasks with ease.
The 350 page Everyday Oracle DBA is broken into 8 chapters. Making it work, Getting things done, Saving it and bringing it back, Database tuning, Database down bring it back alive, High availability, Other stuff and Will it work.
Everyday Oracle DBA assumes you have a working knowledge of DBA tasks and you want to now know how to make your job as DBA a lot easier.
There are a number of Oracle script examples, a lot are from other DBAs who all get mentions in the book, all of which are on the accompanying book website. One of the scripts is a good perl script to access the Oracle Error Codes using Windows, a similar functionality called oerr, which is a way to access Oracle error codes and descriptions on Unix and Linux is not available on Windows, but this script gets around this.
Areas discussed include handling disaster recovery, enabling auditing, setting up a backup and recovery plan, tuninng the database, enabling RAC and data guard and more.
Everyday Oracle DBA is not a book for beginners, and will not tell you everything you need to know about the job of DBA, but it does provide you with a good range of code tips and examples which you can use in your everday job.