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Oracle 12c New Features for Administrators Course Outline

Special Note to New Hampshire Residents
This course has not yet been approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education. Please contact us for an update on when the class will be available in New Hampshire.

This course covers the major new features of the Oracle 12c database ofinterest to database and other enterprise administrators.

The single most important new capability introduced with the Oracle 12c release of the database is the multitenant database feature.

With this technology, the Oracle database can be a full participant in a cloud computing-based application architecture. Even a traditional on-premise systems architecture can be dynamically and dramatically transformed as a result of this feature. Many traditional and new database features are enhanced or introduced when a multitenant database configuration is used.

Introduced with the Oracle 12c release of the database are many advanced storage administration features. Some of these new features support various forms of in-memory storage, advanced compression and other capabilities targeted for high-performance environments and massive scalability.

Target Audience
The primary target audiences for this textbook are:
Database administrators
Storage administrators
System administrators
Implementation specialists
Data center support engineers

In order to fully benefit from this course, one must have extensive experience working with the Oracle 11g release as a database or other administration specialist.

This course considers subjects helpful for certification as an Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional (OCP) for "Exam: 1Z0-060: Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c".

This training course covers the following topics:
Enhancements to the administration framework of the database, including the Enterprise Manager Cloud Control, Enterprise Manager Database Express and SQL Developer database administration capabilities.
Enhancements to the security framework of the database, including unified auditing, finegrained super administrator privileges, data redaction and privilege analysis.
Expanded performance options such as in-memory columnar storage, the in-memory database option and big table caching.
Performance monitoring enhancements, such as database operation monitoring, emergency monitoring and real-time ADDM.
Database consolidation using consolidated databases (cDBs) consisting of dozens or even hundreds of pluggable databases (pDBs).
Advanced database storage options such as advanced compression, enhanced columnar compression and online movement of objects.
Advanced compression techniques for tables and indexes.
Columnar vs. row-oriented database storage and the use of hybrid columnar compression.
Heat map tracking of segment access to measure hot, warm and cold areas of the database that could be targeted for optimization.
ILM data management and support for that framework with available features of the Oracle database.
Automatic data optimization and policies that automatically implement the ILM concepts of row-level compression tiering, segment-level compression tiering and segment-level storage tiering.
Implementing custom ILM storage management policies.
In-memory storage of database objects, including big table caching, full database caching and in-memory column stores.
Archiving inactive data inside the database while not degrading performance while limiting added storage costs.
Introduce temporal validity into a table and perform flashback query operations using temporal validity criteria.
Data redaction that allows data privacy policies to be dynamically enforced during queries.

Course Outline

Oracle 12c & The Database Utilities
About Oracle 12c
Oracle 12c Universal Installer
EM Cloud Control
EM Database Express
EM Database Express Framework & XML DB
Access EM Database Express
SQL Developer
Instance Threaded Mode
Invisible Columns

Database Security Enhancements
Database Security Principles
Database Privilege Changes
Database Role Changes
User Password Complexity
Privilege Analysis
Auditing Modes & Unified Auditing
Configuring Unified Auditing & Enabling Policies
Viewing & Maintaining The Audit Trail

ADR & Network Enhancements
Fault Diagnosability Infrastructure
Advanced Network Compression

Performance Improvements
SQL Statement Execution
Real-Time Operation Monitoring
Real-Time ADDM Analysis
Emergency Monitoring
Real-Time ADDM

Fundamentals: The Multitenant Database Architecture
Cloud Computing Principles
Peering Into The Architecture
Multitenant Database Instance
Multitenant Storage Architecture
Multitenant Data Dictionary
Benefits Of The Architecture
Challenges Of The Architecture

Fundamentals: Creating & Connecting To Multitenant Databases
About cDB Capacity Planning
cDB & pDB Creation
Using Oracle Installer
Using DBCA
cDB & pDB Connections
Using SQL*Plus
EM Cloud Control

Fundamentals: Multitenant Database Security Management
Multitenant Security Model
Multitenant Privileges & Roles
Common Users
Local Users
Common & Local Roles & Privileges
Commonly & Locally Defined
Commonly & Locally Granted
Common & Local Profiles
Common & Local Dictionary Access
Multitenant Unified Auditing
Local Audit Policies
Querying The Unified Audit Trail
Common Audit Policies
Auditing Management With EM CC

Provisioning: Provisioning pDBs From pdb$seed
Provision & Decommission pDBs
EM CC Provisioning Prerequisites
pDB File Location Prerequisites
Provision A pDB From pdb$seed
Provision Using SQL
Provision Using EM CC
Post Provisioning Checklist
Drop A pDB
Querying cDB & pDB Metadata

Provisioning: Additional pDB Provisioning
Clone A pDB
Unplug & Plug-In A pDB
Migrate A Non-cDB To A pDB
pDB Provisioning Using EM CC
pDB Provisioning Using DBCA

Administration: Administering Multitenant Databases
About Multitenant Administration
cDB Administration
cdb$root Administration
pDB Administration

Administration: Multitenant Storage Management
Manage Permanent Tablespaces
Manage Temporary Tablespaces

Administration: Multitenant Backup & Recovery
Devising Multitenant Recovery Plan
RMAN Multitenant Usage
RMAN Multitenant Backup
EM CC Multitenant Backup
RMAN Multitenant Recovery
Complete Recovery
Incomplete cDB / pDB Point-in-time Recovery (PITR)
Incomplete Table Point-in-time Recovery (PITR)
Multitenant Flashback Database
EM CC Multitenant Recovery
Multitenant Database Duplication
cDB Duplication
pDB Duplication

Administration: Multitenant Resource Management
About Resource Management
cDB Resource Plans & Directives
pDB Resource Plans & Directives

Advanced Compression
About Compression
Table Compression
Basic Table Compression
Advanced Row Compression
Additional Table Compression Considerations
Index Compression
Key Compression
Advanced Index Compression
Hybrid Columnar Compression
Compression Analysis
Using SQL Metadata Queries
Using EM CC

Heat Map Tracking & Automatic Data Optimization (ADO)
About ILM
The Oracle Database & ILM Support
Heat Map Tracking
Automatic Data Optimization (ADO)
Adding ADO Policies Using SQL
Managing ADO Policies Using SQL
Managing ADO Policy Evaluation
Managing ADO Policies Using EM CC

In-Memory Storage
About Traditional Table Caching
Big Table Caching
Full Database Caching
In-Memory Column Store
IMCS Internals
Configuring The IMCS
Assigning Objects To The IMCS
Assigning Columns To The IMCS
Monitoring IMCS Using EM CC

In-Database Archiving
About In-Database Archiving
In-Database Archival Tables
In-Database Archiving Of Rows
Temporal Validity

Data Redaction
About Data Redaction
The Redaction Functions
Using Function Type dbms_redact.random
Using Function Type dbms_redact.partial
Function Type dbms_redact.partial Shortcuts
Using Function Type dbms_redact.regexp
Function Type dbms_redact.regexp Shortcuts
Defining Redaction Policies
Managing Redaction Policies
Customizing Full Redaction
Viewing Redaction Metadata
Using EM Cloud Control
Inference Attacks
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