1. Introduction: Identify the oracle product

Describe the basic concept of a relational database 

2. Installing oracle database 10g software: 

System requirements. 

Use Oracle Optimal Flexible Architecture (OFA) 

Install software with the Oracle Universal Installer. 

3. Create an oracle database:

Oracle Database Architecture. 

 Oracle instance architecture. 

Use the management framework. 

Use the Database Creation Assistant. 

4. Controlling the database: 

Start and stop the agent 

Start and stop the enterprise manager database console 

Start and stop the listener 

Startup and shutdown the database 

5. Storage Structures 

Defining the tablespaces and data files 

 Create tablespaces 

 Manage tablespaces 

Obtain tablespace information 

Create and manage tablespace using oracle enterprises manager. 

6. Administering users: 

 Create and manage database user accounts 

Create and manage roles 

Grant and revoke privileges 

Control resource usage by users. 

7. Managing schema objects

Create and modify tables

Define constraints

View the attributes of a table

View the contents of a table

 Create indexes and views

8. Managing Data

Manipulating data through SQL

Using Import

  Using Export

Using SQL Loader


Identify PL/SQL objects

Understand triggers and triggering events

Identify configuration options that affect PL/SQL performance

10. Oracle Database Security

Apply the principal of least privilege

Manage default user accounts

Implement standard password security features

Audit database activity

11. Oracle Net Services

Understand Oracle Net concepts

Use Oracle Net Manager to create and configure listeners

Use the listener control utility to control the Oracle Net Listener

Use the Oracle Net Manager to configure client and middle-tier connection Use TNSPING to test Oracle Net connectivity

12. Oracle Shared Server

Understand when to use Oracle Shared Servers

Configure Oracle Shared Servers

Monitoring Shared Servers

13. Performance Monitoring

Troubleshoot invalid and unusable objects

Gather optimizer statistics

View performance metrics

React to performance issues

14. Proactive Maintenance: Objectives

Set warning and critical alert thresholds

Collect and use baseline metrics

Use tuning and diagnostic advisors

Use the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM)

Manage the Automatic Workload Repository

15. Undo Management 

Monitor and administer undo

Configure undo retention

Guarantee undo retention

Use the undo advisor

16. Monitoring and Resolving Lock Conflicts

Detect and resolve lock conflicts

Manage deadlocks

17. Backup and Recovery 

Describe the basics of database backup, restore and recovery

List the types of failure that may occur in an Oracle Database

Describe ways to tune instance recovery

Identify the importance of checkpoints, redo log files, and archived log file
          Configure ARCHIVELOG mode

18. Database backups

Create consistent database backups

Back your database up without shutting it down

Create incremental backups

Automate database backups

Monitor the flash recovery area

19. Database Recovery

Recover from loss of a control file

Recover from loss of a redo log file

Recover from loss of a data file

20. Using Globalization Support

Datetimes with Timezones

Specifying Language-Dependent Behavior

Locale Variants

Linguistic Sorting

Case and Accent Insensitive Sorts

Linguistic Comparisons

Obtaining Information about the Current NLS Configuration

21. Diagnostic Sources

The Alert Log

Viewing Alerts with EM

Alerts Notification

Editing Thresholds

Trace Files

22. Recovering from non-critical losses

Creating New Temporary Tablespace

Recreating Redo Log Files

Recovering an Index Tablespace

Read-Only Tablespace Recovery

Loss of Password Authentication File

23. Automatic Storage Management

ASM Concepts

ASM General Architecture

Creating an ASM instance

Creating tablespaces that use ASM storage

Viewing ASM information

Migrating a tablespace to use ASM storage.

24. Flashback database

When to Use Flashback Technology

Configuring Flashback Database

Monitoring Flashback Database

Best Practices for the Database and Flash Recovery Area

Flash Recovery Area Space Usage

Flashback Database Examples

25. Monitoring and Managing Memory

Oracle Memory Structures

Automatic PGA Memory Management