Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is an example–based book on managing Oracle Database in a Linux environment. Covering commonly used distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux, the book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a stack of Linux documentation. The book is task–oriented: Look up the task to perform. See the solution. Read up on the details. Get the job done.
- Takes you directly from problem to solution
- Covers the “right” mix of Linux user and administration tasks for database administrators
- Respects your time by being succinct and to–the–point
What you’ll learn
- Execute Linux commands applicable to Oracle Database administration.
- Write shell scripts to automate critical DBA tasks.
- Monitor, tune, and optimize a Linux server to run Oracle Database.
- Perform Linux system administration tasks relevant to Oracle Database.
- Implement Oracle RAC on Linux.
- Implement Oracle ASM on Linux.
- Remotely (and securely!) manage Oracle on Linux.
Who is this book for?
Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is a book for Oracle database administrators who want to expertly operate Oracle databases on the Linux operating system. If you’re new to Linux, or are migrating from a Unix platform, or just want detailed solutions for tasks that Oracle DBAs perform on Linux servers, this book is for you.
About the Author
Darl Kuhn is currently a DBA with Sun Microsystems. He has coauthored three books: Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs, RMAN Recipes for Oracle Database 11g: A Problem-Solution Approach and Oracle RMAN Pocket Reference. He also teaches advanced database courses at Regis University. Darl performs volunteer database administration work for the Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group. He has a graduate degree from Colorado State University and currently lives near Spanish Peaks, Colorado with his wife Heidi and daughters Lisa and Brandi.
Director of Database Technologies at Novara Solutions, Inc. Charles is the author of the 107+ page Maximum Availability Architecure case study at Oracle's Website (http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/availability/htdocs/FNF_CaseStudy.html), and is an Oracle Certified DBA, Redhat Certified Technician, and Microsoft Certified Professional. He has over 16 years of IT experience and has worked with Oracle since 1991. Charles is also a technical editor for Oracle Press. Charles has presented advanced topics for IOUG and Oracle OpenWorld on such topics as RAC/ASM and 7x24 High Availability Considerations using Oracle Advanced Replication, Hot Standby and Quest Shareplex. Charles also runs the dbaexpert.com website (http://www.dbaexpert.com) and provides technical solutions to Oracle DBAs and developers.
Bernard Lopuz is currently a senior technical support analyst at Oracle Corporation. In the early years of his IT career before he became an Oracle database administrator, he was a programmer developing Unisys Linc and Oracle applications, as well as IVR (interactive voice response) applications, such as telephone banking voice processing applications. He has wide experience using RedHat AS and Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL). Bernard is the technical reviewer of RMAN Recipes for Oracle Database 11g: A Problem–Solution Approach (Apress, 2007), and a certified Oracle professional (OCP). He is pursuing a master’s degree in computer information technology at Regis University in Denver, Colorado, and completed a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering at the Mapua Institute of Technology in Manila, Philippines. Bernard lives in Toronto, Canada, together with his wife, Leizle, and daughters, Juliet and Carol.