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Oracle9i DBA Handbook
This authorized guide from Oracle Press explains how implement all the new features of Oracle9i and manage a robust, high-performance Oracle database. You'll get new and revised material on installation, database creation, using STATSPACK, Recovery Manager, Oracle9i Application Server, external tables, flashback queries, and much more. The CD-ROM contains ready-to-run scripts, tools, and utilities.
Oracle9i: The Complete Reference
Master all the powerful features of Oracle9i using the exclusive information inside this indispensable resource. Written by best-selling Oracle Press authors Kevin Loney and George Koch, this volume explains how to implement all the components of Oracle9i. This is a must-have reference for all Oracle professionals.
Expert One on One: Oracle
Kyte (database software engineer) illustrates major features and useful techniques for Oracle 7.3, 8.0x, and 8i (through to 8.1.7). Using a proof-by-example approach, he offers instruction on implementing the software, building database applications, and then administering them. He covers database structures and utilities, performance tuning, extensibility, and security. He also highlights potential problems and mistakes. The book assumes a working knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL.font>
OCP: Oracle9i Certification Kit
Take charge of your career with the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) certification for Oracle9i. Oracle is the leading database on the market, putting Oracle database administrators in high demand, and the new Oracle9i OCP program was recently ranked #2 on the list of "The 10 Hottest Certifications for 2002." The Oracle9i Certification Kit includes Study Guides for each of the four exams required for OCP certification-- Introduction to Oracle9i SQL (1Z1-007), Oracle9i DBA Fundamentals I (1Z1-031), Oracle9i DBA Fundamentals II (1Z1-032), and Database Performance Tuning (1Z1-033). Organized for optimal learning and retention, each Study Guide provides in-depth coverage of all exam objectives, hundreds of challenging review questions, and a searchable electronic version of the entire book. No other Oracle9i self-study product compares! The Training kit includes four training manuals and four CD-ROMs.
Oracle9i JDeveloper Handbook
Explains the JDeveloper IDE and how to build JSPs, Java applications, business components for Java (BC4J), and more.
Oracle PL/SQL Programming, Third Edition
New edition which adds chapters describing PL/SQL in terms of object features and tuning, and includes expanded discussions of debugging and tracing execution. Twenty-six chapters discuss topics including programming, language elements, built-in functions, modular code, and new PL/SQL8 features. The included disk contains the Oracle PL/SQL programming utilities guide which offers approximately 100 files of source code and documentation.
Oracle 9i New Features
Maximize all of the enhanced capabilities of Oracle9i using the precise information presented in this convenient resource, officially authorized by Oracle Corporation. Inside, you'll find full details on all the new Oracle9i features, including database administration and management improvements, architecture changes, performance enhancements, security advancements, and high-availability innovations.
Oracle9i PL/SQL Programming
From the authorized Oracle Press comes a complete guide to developing robust PL/SQL applications. The book contains new information on development tools, datatypes, SQL commands and functions, and much more. The CD-ROM contains sample code plus a sampling of development environments covered in the book.
Learning Oracle PL/SQL
Introduces PL/SQL in a way that's useful to a variety of audiences: beginning programmers, new Oracle database administrators, and developers familiar with other databases who now need to learn Oracle. Presents language features, one at a time, in an engaging and readable way.
Oracle SQL Tuning Pocket Reference
Author shares his in-depth knowledge of Oracle's SQL statement optimizers. He provides insights into the workings of the rule-based optimizer that go well beyond what the rules tell you.
OCP Oracle9i Database: New Features for Administrators Exam Guide
Prepare to pass the Oracle9i Certified Professional DBA New Features for Administrators exam using this Oracle Press study guide. You'll get complete coverage of all exam topics followed by practice questions and chapter summaries. The CD-ROM contains hundreds of practice exam questions in an adaptive format.
Oracle Programming: A Primer Version 8.0
This programming companion covers the fundamentals of Oracle. Using this primer, readers will be able to complete programming projects that use Oracle. In addition, a large collection of project suggestions are included.
Oracle SQL*Plus Pocket Reference (2nd Edition)
Provides quick reference information that will help you use SQL Plus, Oracle's interactive query tool. Summarizes all of the SQL Plus syntax, including the syntax for new Oracle8i release 8.1.6 features.
Mastering Oracle SQL
Authors offer the full range of Oracle SQL features that apply to query writing. Discover ways to use Oracle's new analytic SQL features to write ranking queries, lag and lead queries, and more.
OCA/OCP: Introduction to Oracle9i SQL Study Guide
Here's the book you need to prepare for Exam 1Z0-007: Introduction to Oracle9i: In-depth coverage of official exam objectives Practical information on using SQL in a real-world Oracle9i en Hundreds of challenging review questions, in the book and on the CD.
Oracle Web Applications: PL/SQL Deverloper's Introduction
This compact guide provides the jump-start Oracle developers need to make the transition from traditional programming to the development of useful Web applications for Oracle8i. Even readers who start out knowing nothing about HTML, PL/SQL, or Oracle's other tools will learn how to create simple Web applications in a matter of days. The book focuses on Oracle8i, but also covers Web development for earlier Oracle versions (Oracle8 and Oracle7).
Oracle9i RMAN Backup & Recovery
This book is an invaluable supplement to the Oracle RMAN documentation. It serves two audiences well: if you are just beginning to learn RMAN, or if you need to configure RMAN with a media management tool like Veritas, Legato, etc. Robert includes some great diagrams that really clarify what occurs during different RMAN operations. For the beginner, Robert includes many tips for things that aren't covered well in the Oracle documentation that can really trip up a beginner.
Oracle SQL High-Performance Tuning (2nd Edition)
A guide for Oracle developers and database administrators, covering every aspect of Oracle 8/8i SQL and PL/SQL tuning, with specific recommendations, detailed case studies, and real benchmarks. Coverage includes designing applications to maximize efficiency, building indexes, identifying and resolving Oracle Server bottlenecks, fixing poorly performed SQL code, and leveraging Oracle's parallel query facility. Harrison is author of several books on Oracle.
Oracle DBA Checklists Pocket Reference
Pocket guide and quick reference to Oracle DBA, containing easy-to-use checklists for common database administration tasks. Includes coverage of database management, installation and configuration, and network management. Also includes step-by-step quick reference material.
Oracle Essentials : Oracle9i, Oracle8i & Oracle8 (2nd Edition)
Oracle Essentials distills an enormous amount of information about Oracle's myriad technologies and releases into a compact, easy-to-read volume filled with focused text, illustrations, and helpful hints and tips.