Oracle DBA 12c – New Features

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Course Duration: 35 Hours

Course Highlights:

  • Oracle Database 12c Multitenant Architecture
  • Installation of Oracle Database 12c
  • Creation of Container Database using DBCA.
  • Creation of PDB using DBCA and SQL Plus.
  • Managing CDB and PDBs
  • Managing Tablespaces, Common and Local Users, Privileges and roles
  • Managing Backup , Recovery and Flashback.
  • Online Datafile Move and Automatic Data Optimization
  • In-Database Archiving
  • Auditing Enhancements
  • Privileges Enhancements
  • Oracle Data Redaction
  • General RMAN New Features and FDA Enhancements
  • ADR and Network Enhancements
  • Resource Manager and Other Performance Enhancements
  • Index and Table Enhancements
  • Upgrade Database from 11g to 12c

Required Prerequisites:

  • Basic Knowledge of Unix and SQL
  • Good knowledge of Oracle Database Administrator ( Oracle DBA ) 12c

Target Audience:

  • Fresher who wants to make career as Oracle Database Administrator.
  • Oracle DBA who wants to upgrade skills from Oracle DBA 11g to Oracle DBA 12c.

Course Content

Section 1: Basics of Multitenant Container Database (CDB)

Benefits of the multitenant architecture

Differences between the root container and pluggable database containers

Structure of the root

Structure of Pluggable Database (PDB)

CDB_xxx and DBA_xxx views

Section 2: Configuring and Creating CDB and PDBs

Tools: DBCA and SQL*Plus

Installation of and creation of CDB on Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)

Exploring the Structure (CDB_xxx views)

Tools used: SQL Developer, DBCA and SQL*Plus

Create a new PDB from PDB$SEED

Create a PDB from a non-CDB

Clone a PDB into the same CDB or into another CDB using DB links

Plug in an unplugged PDB

Section 3: Managing CDB and PDBs

Connect to CDB as administrator

Connect to a PDB using a service name

Start up a CDB

Open / Close a PDB (SQL*Plus, srvctl, EM)

Open / Close all PDBs

Shut down a CDB

Preserve or discard the PDBs open mode when the CDB restarts

Change PDB state

Section 4: Managing Tablespaces, Common and Local Users, Privileges and Roles

Create permanent tablespaces in the root and PDBs

Manage common and local schemas and users in the root and PDBs

Manage system and object privileges to common and local grantees granted ``commonly`` or ``locally``

Manage common and local roles granted “commonly” or “locally”

Section 5: Managing Backup / Recovery / Flashback

Backup a whole CDB

Backup a PDB

Recover CDB from redo log files, control files, undo datafiles loss

Recover PDB from PDB datafiles loss

Flashback at CDB level

Explain the two methods of migration

Section 6: Online Datafile Move and Automatic Data Optimization

Data classification in 12c: tablespace, group, object, row levels

Configure heat map

Automatic movement and compression

Compression levels and types

Policy declaration: simple declarative SQL extension

Customized automated action execution with user-defined function

Execution in scheduled maintenance windows and by MMON

Customized schedule with DBMS_ILM package

Section 7: In-Database Archiving

Challenges of old data in tables and 11g solutions

In-database archiving new solutions

Use ROW ARCHIVAL clause to enable row lifecycle state for applications

Set ROW ARCHIVAL VISIBILITY for session level visibility control

Use predicate on ORA_ARCHIVE_STATE column

Temporal Validity versus Temporal History (Transaction Time of FDA)

New clause of CREATE / ALTER TABLE to set a Temporal Validity: PERIOD FOR

New SQL temporal data type

Section 8: Auditing Enhancements

Review of 11g R2 audit trail implementation

Overview of the Unified Audit Trail

Enabling the Unified Audit Trail

Creating a separate tablespace for the unified audit trail

Granting the AUDIT_ADMIN role to a user for audit trail configuration and management

Configuring the Unified Audit Trail to set a tolerance level for loss of audit records

Creating audit policies

Section 9: Privileges Enhancements

Implementing Separation of Duty for Database Administration Tasks

Using Database Privilege Analysis

Overview of Database Privilege Analysis

Granting the CAPTURE_ADMIN role to enable management of privilege captures

Creating and starting/stopping privilege captures

Viewing privilege profile data


Explaining the purpose of the default ORA$DEPENDENCY profile

Section 10: Oracle Data Redaction

Overview of Oracle Data Redaction

Types of Masking Policies

Administering the EXEMPT REDACTION POLICY system privilege to enable a user to view unmasked values

Managing Masking Policies

Best practices for defining policy expressions

Understanding Masking of Statements Containing Subqueries

Viewing Information About Masking Policies by Querying REDACTION_POLICIES and REDACTION_COLUMNS

Section 11: General RMAN New Features and FDA Enhancements

Making Databse Connections with RMAN

Using the SYSBACKUP Privilege

Using SQL, DESCRIBE Command, Duplication Operation with the NOOPEN option

Backing up and Restoring Very Large Files

Creating Multisection Backups

Transporting Data Across Platforms

Prerequisites and Limitations

Trasnporting Data Procesing Steps

Section 12: Real-Time ADDM and Compare Period Advisor

Emergency Monitoring

Real time ADDM

Use cases


Define Workload dimensions

Reported items

Root Causes

Requirements for a report

Section 13: ADR and Network Enhancements

ADR file types

New File locations

New command for ADRCI

Improve performance by Compression

Setup Compression

Section 14: Resource Manager and Other Performance Enhancements

Manage resources between PDBs

Manage resources within a PDB

Manage resources with CDB and PDBs

Manage runaway queries

Control the in-memory database repopulation resource consumption • Automated maintenance tasks

Current Architecture: Unix multiprocess / one thread, NT/Windows one process / multithread

New Architecture: Multiprocess / MultiThread

Section 15: Index and Table Enhancements

Multiple indexes on the same set of columns as long as some characteristic is different

Create table with INVISIBLE columns

Support for invisible columns

Describe online redefinition supports

Explain LOCK timeout during FINISH_REDEF_TABLE

Describe the Advanced Row Compression

Using the following DDL statements in an online manner

Section 16: Upgrade Database from 11g to 12c

Oracle Database Upgrade Assistance ( DBUA )

Manual Upgrade

Oracle Data Pump

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