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Get a Solid Foundation in Oracle Database Technology
Master Oracle Database 11g fundamentals quickly and easily. Using self-paced tutorials, this book covers core database essentials, the role of the administrator, high availability, and large database features. Oracle Database 11g: A Beginner's Guide walks you, step by step, through database setup, administration, programming, backup, and recovery. In-depth introductions to SQL and PL/SQL are included. Designed for easy learning, this exclusive Oracle Press guide offers:
Core Concepts--Oracle Database 11g topics presented in logically organized chapters
Critical Skills--Lists of specific skills covered in each chapter
Projects--Practical exercises that show how to apply the critical skills learned in each chapter
Progress Checks--Quick self-assessment sections to check your progress
Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered
Mastery Checks--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge
Table of contents
Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1. Database Fundamentals Chapter 2. Installing Oracle Chapter 3. Connecting to Oracle Chapter 4. SQL: Structured Query Language Chapter 5. PL/SQL Chapter 6. The Database Administrator Chapter 7. Backup & Recovery Chapter 8. High Availability: RAC, ASM, and Data Guard Chapter 9. Large Database Features Appendix A: Mastery Check Answers Index
Ian Abramson is the executive vice president for the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG).
Michael Abbey serves on the board of directors of the IOUG and is a frequent speaker at user group and vendor conferences.
Michael J. Corey is a past president of the IOUG and a frequent speaker at technology conferences. He is the coauthor, with Abramson and Abbey, of Oracle Database 10g: A Beginner's Guide.