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  • Effective Oracle by Design

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    Author: Thomas Kyte
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (2003)
    Binding: Paperback, 688 pages

     Tom Kyte has produced an excellent guide to building and designing high-performance, scalable Oracle applications. The book covers schema design, SQL and PL/SQL, tables and indexes, and much more. The tools required, optimizing database processes, statement processing and designing an effective schema are all covered.

  • Perl for Oracle DBAs

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    Author: Jared Still, Andy Duncan
    Publisher: O'Reilly Media (2002)
    Binding: Paperback, 622 pages

     Co written by Jared Still, Perl for Oracle DBA's is a must for your any DBA. Perl is a very powerful tool for Oracle database administrators, but too few DBAs realize how helpful Perl can be in managing, monitoring, and tuning Oracle databases. Whether you're responsible for Oracle9i, Oracle8i, or earlier databases, you'll find Perl an invaluable resource.

  • Oracle Backup & Recovery 101

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    Publisher: McGraw-Hill/OsborneMedia (2002)
    Binding: Paperback, 516 pages

     Co written by Stephan Haisley, Oracle Backup and Recovery 101 is ideal for anyone who is new to Oracle technoloy. New DBAs will see various methods for backup and recovery--including Recovery Manager (RMAN). There are hands-on exercises and end of chapter reviews.The book also teaches you how to perform server-managed backup and recovery using Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN). Officially authorized by Oracle Corporation, this hands-on guide shows you everything you need to know to implement a basic backup and recovery plan for your Oracle database and includes full details on setting up a small sample database so you can practice the tasks covered throughout the book.

  • Oracle8: SQL Statement Tuning Workshop Student Guide

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     This is a Dutch language book, and so here's a Dutch synopsis: Dit Leerboek Oracle SQL is in eerste instantie bedoeld voor het onderwijs op HBO-niveau; het is bestemd voor alle studierichtingen die Oracle als software-omgeving gebruiken voor het leren omgaan met relationele informatiesystemen en SQL. Het is met name geschikt als ondersteuning bij zelfstudie en/of practicum, en als zodanig ook heel goed individueel te gebruiken buiten het reguliere onderwijs. 

  • Optimizing Oracle Performance

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    Author: Jeff Holt, Cary Millsap
    Publisher: O'Reilly Media (2003)
    Binding: Paperback, 416 pages

     Cary Millsap, lead author of Optimising Oracle Performance, dispenses with database-centric metrics and instead shows how to use Oracle's response time statistics to diagnose performance problems in an Oracle application system. Former VP of Oracle's System Performance Group, Cary Millsap, clearly shows how eliminating requests for unneeded work improves performance dramatically. He also shows how the mathematical discipline of queueing theory can be combined with response time metrics to accurately predict the impact of system changes and upgrades. This is the timesaving method Oracle DBAs and developers have been waiting for.

  • Oracle8i DBA: Architecture and Administration Exam Cram

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    Author: Peter Sharman
    Publisher: Coriolis Group,U.S. (2001)
    Binding: Paperback, 400 pages

     The Oracle8i Architecture and Administration Exam Cram book written by Peter Sharman is a must for anyone getting ready to take the Oracle 8i Architecture and Administration exam (1Z0-023). Pete has created a very concise and well laid out book which provides indepth test content. Includes the supportive Exam Cram features of helpful hints and tips, test taking strategies, realistic case studies, and challenging practice questions.

  • Oracle Performance Tuning 101

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    Author: John Kostelac, John A. Kostelac, Kirtikumar Deshpande, Gaja Vaidyanatha
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (2001)
    Binding: Paperback, 436 pages

     Gaja Vaidyanatha co-wrote this book that is ideal for those new to Oracle technology. This officially authorized guide teaches new DBAs the essentials of keeping an Oracle database running at top performance. You'll get coverage of application, instance, database, I/O, OS, and contention tuning.

  • Oracle Built-in Packages

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    Author: John Beresniewicz, Charles Dye, S Feuerstein
    Publisher: O'Reilly Media (1998)
    Binding: Paperback, 956 pages

     Co-written with John Beresniewicz , this book shows how Oracle is the most popular database management system in use today, and PL/SQL plays a pivotal role in current and projected Oracle products and applications. PL/SQL is a programming language providing procedural extensions to the SQL relational database language and to an ever-growing number of Oracle development tools.

  • Oracle8i Internal Services

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    Author: Steve Adams
    Publisher: O'Reilly Media (1999)
    Binding: Paperback, 134 pages

     Written by Steve Adams, this concise book contains detailed information about Oracle internals -- information that's not readily available to Oracle customers. It lays a foundation for advanced performance tuning of the Oracle database. Based on Oracle8i release 8.1, the book describes many of the secrets of Oracle's internal services: data structures, algorithms, and undocumented Oracle system statistics.

  • Practical Oracle 8i

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    Author: Jonathan Lewis
    Publisher: Addison Wesley (2000)
    Binding: Paperback, 672 pages

     In this book, one of the worlds leading Oracle database consultants covers the real-world design and development issues most Oracle books ignore! Jonathan Lewis presents powerful techniques -- and errors to avoid -- if you want to build databases that meet their objectives, stay on budget, scale to support growth, and are easy to manage. Jonathan Lewis focuses on helping database designers and developers answer two essential questions- "How should I think when designing an Oracle-based application? And, how can I select the most appropriate Oracle features for my application, taking into account their interrelationships?"