Consulting Training Blog Careers About Us Contact Us
All Classes Will Be Held Virtually – Live Online Intertech's Training Division has been successfully instructing professionals through virtual live online training since the advent of the smartboard. It is a proven form and offers the convenience of live questions, group interaction, and labs with an instructor looking over your shoulder. Because of this, we will continue all classes live but virtually, including Agile and Scrum instruction, so businesses and individual’s seeking professional development can keep moving forward during these unexpected times.

Oracle 12c Database Administration I Training

Course ID: GK7491
Duration: 5 Days

Upcoming Classes

Click the Get Notified button for priority notification when a class is next scheduled.

Get Notified

On Site/Private

Can't find a class that fits right for you? Contact us to inquire about scheduling your own private class

Contact Us


In this course, you will learn about the Oracle Server architecture, expand the size of the database, implement security, and how to perform specific database administration tasks.

Bring This Course To You

For groups of 5 or more, let Intertech bring this course to your location. Customized versions tailored towards your objectives are also available.

Learn More

Learning Objectives

  • Oracle Server Architecture
  • Install Oracle Server Software
  • Start and Stop an Oracle Database
  • Manage Tablespaces and Undo Segments
  • Create an Oracle Database
  • Create Tables, Constraints, and Indexes
  • Create All Other Database Objects
  • Manage Redo Logs
  • Manage Tablespaces and Datafiles
  • Manage Controlfiles
  • Manage Security
  • Audit the Database
  • Manage Oracle Networking
  • Perform Appropriate Backups
  • Perform Complete and Incomplete Recoveries


  • Data analysts
  • Database administrators
  • Systems administrators
  • Network managers
  • Technical support personnel


Knowledge of SQL

Course Outline

1. Introduction and Duties of the DBA

  • Oracle RDBMS Components
  • DBA Responsibilities

2. Tables, Constraints, and Indexes

  • Introduction to Datatypes and Tables
  • Integrity Constraints
  • Temporary Tables, Partitioned Tables, External Tables, and IOTs
  • Indexes and Skip Scanning
  • Online Reorganization
  • Database Workspace Management

3. Other Database Schema Objects

  • DDL Commands used
  • Views, Materialized views
  • Sequences, Synonyms, Database Links
  • Outlines, Dimensions, Hierarchies
  • PL/SQL Program Units
  • Supplied Packages
  • Oracle Data Dictionary
  • Storage of Large Objects (BFILEs, BLOBs, CLOBs)

4. Starting and Stopping the Database

  • What Tool to Use?
  • Connecting as a Privileged User
  • Password file authentication
  • Starting a Database
  • Shutting Down a Database
  • Reading the Alert Log / Trace Files
  • Quiescing the database
  • SPFILE / Parameter management

5. How Space is Physically Consumed - Blocks and Extents

  • Basic Definitions
  • Blocks and Extents
  • Fragmentation / Deallocation

6. How Space is Logically Consumed - Segments

  • Introduction to Segments
  • Managing Undo Segments
  • Automatic Undo Management
  • Managing Sort Activity
  • Managing Data Segments
  • Managing Index Segments
  • Monitoring Database segments

7. Managing Tablespaces - Default behavior of CREATE TABLESPACE command

  • Tablespace Overview
  • System Tablespace
  • Types of Tablespaces
  • Creating additional tablespaces
  • Altering Tablespaces
  • Temporary Tablespaces - Default Temporary Tablespaces
  • Tablespace Quotas
  • Monitoring Tablespaces

8. Basic Oracle Architecture

  • Architecture Overview
  • Database Structures
  • Process Structures
  • Memory Structures - SGA
  • Memory Structures - PGA
  • Alternative Configurations

9. Oracle Database Files

  • Basic Structures of an Oracle RDBMS
  • Data Files
  • Redo Log Files
  • Archived Redo Log Files
  • Control Files
  • Oracle-Managed Files (OMF)

10. Users and Security

  • Managing Database Users
  • System / Object Privileges
  • Managing Roles / Profiles
  • Resource and Password Management
  • The Virtual Private Database

11. Networking

  • Duties of the DBA for Networking
  • Overview of Oracle Network Architecture
  • Name Resolution
  • Oracle Net Client Configuration
  • Oracle Net Server Configuration
  • Tools
  • Configuring the Listener
  • Shared Server

12. Physical NOARCHIVELOG Mode Backups

  • Oracle Database Backups
  • Automatic Recovery Architecture
  • Physical Backups
  • Closed Backups in NOARCHIVELOG Mode

13. Configuring Archivelog Mode

14. Physical ARCHIVELOG Mode Backups

  • Configuration of the database for archiving
  • Setting the ARCHIVELOG mode
  • Establishing multiple archiving destinations
  • Closed backups in ARCHIVELOG mode
  • Open backups in ARCHIVELOG mode
  • Controlfile Backup

15. Complete Recovery

  • Recovery Structures and Processes
  • Recovery in NOARCHIVELOG and ARCHIVELOG Mode

16. Incomplete Recovery

  • What is Incomplete Recovery?
  • Recovering from Loss of Current Redo Log Files

17. Data Loading

  • SQL*Loader
  • External Tables Data Pump

Free Resources from Intertech

2 Free Resources: Missed Issues in Software Estimation and Stakeholder Questionnaire

Free Recorded Webinar: Changes with SSIS 2012/2014

Free eBook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014