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Expert Oracle9i Database Administration

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xlii
  2. Database Basics, Data Modeling, and UNIX/Linux

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sam R. Alapati
      Pages 3-23
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      Pages 55-104
  3. The Oracle RDBMS

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
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      Pages 107-137
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  4. Database Creation, Connectivity, and User Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
    2. Sam R. Alapati
      Pages 363-424
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  5. Data Loading, Backup, and Recovery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 531-531
    2. Sam R. Alapati
      Pages 533-577
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    5. Sam R. Alapati
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About this book


This is the only real Oracle9i database administration book in the market! This 1,000+ page book enables a beginner or intermediate level Oracle DBA or Oracle developer/manager to master the art of building and managing complex Oracle9i databases. Expert Oracle9i Database Administration is thorough in covering all aspects of the 9i database, and includes a UNIX primer as well as an introduction to SQL and PL/SQL. Author Sam Alapati covers the entire spectrum of the new Oracle9i RDBMS software and clearly explains how to use all of its powerful features.

Currently there is no one book that includes the necessary UNIX administration, Windows NT management, and SQL backgrounds and the necessary database administration principles. This book fills that gap well, by providing all the necessary material in one comprehensive volume.

It takes several courses as well as mastery of several Oracle manuals to become a proficient database administrator. Readers will be able to become expert Oracle Database administrators by using this book. Expert Oracle9i Database Administration is designed to be the most complete Oracle9i database text available.


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About the authors

Sam R. Alapati is an experienced Oracle database administrator who holds the Oracle Certified Professional designation and the Hewlett-Packard UNIX System Administrator certification. He currently manages Oracle databases at the Boy Scouts of America's national headquarters in Los Colinas, Texas. Alapati has been dealing with databases for a long time, including the Ingres RDBMS in the mid-1980s. He is also well-versed in the Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM DB2 database management systems.

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