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(Update on 18-Nov-2015 : Added additional lectures to keep this course updated with Oracle 12c Release 2. Also, if you just want to start with some basic theory before doing any hands-on lessons in here, please checkout the Section 'Concepts Illustrated' first.)
'Oracle Database Administration for Absolute Beginners' course explains about the basic concepts of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). It will help you to become an Oracle Database Administrator(Oracle DBA).
Database Administrator is one of the highly sought after jobs in the IT industry. It is also one of the highly stable jobs as DATA is a vital part of every organization and they need that to be in the capable hands of a good DBA team.
This course is absolutely for beginners. This is applicable for those who would want to learn Oracle Database 12c as well as Oracle Database 11g.
This would be ideal for..
This course is mainly based on video lectures. However it also has theoretical sections for reference and LAB exercises for hands-on practice.
The course has been structured to start with videos explaining basic database concepts. They provide simplified real world examples.
Then it introduces Oracle Database Architecture. After that, it provides 'hands-on' video lectures about 'How to install Oracle Database 11g in your desktop or Laptop'. (In the bottom, there is also a section about 'How to install Oracle Database 12c' which is the newest version from Oracle as of now, which is Aug 2013).
It then explains about various Oracle Internals such as Storage Structures, Memory Structures, Database Objects etc.
Then it goes into operational aspects such as creating USERS, granting access, creating objects such as tables etc.
After that it explains about Backup/Recovery concepts and Dianostic Data.
Finally, there is a section of extensive video lectures about LAB sessions with examples. You can use those for hands-on practice, using the Database software that you would have installed (as explained in this course) in your PC/Laptop.
I would like to thank you sincerely for reading this and wishing you all the best..!
p.s: This started as YouTube video series. I experimented having my own background music initially. Later I removed the music, based on user feedback. So pardon the background music please :-(
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|Section 1: Introduction to Database|
This lecture explains about Databases
|Section 2: Introduction to Database Objects|
This lecture explains about TABLES in a Database.
Explains more about a TABLE in a Database
|Section 3: Database Languages|
Explains about Data Definition Language or DDL
A quick recap of Data Definition Language
Explains about Data Manipulation Language
Explains about Data Control Language
|Section 4: Database Objects - Index and View|
Explains about index.
Explains about the Views in a Database
|Section 5: Relational DBMS (RDBMS) - Introduction|
Explains about Foreign Keys
Explains about RDBMS
Explains about Primary Keys
Explains about Unique Keys.
Compares the Primary Keys with the Unique Keys.
|Section 6: Computers and Databases|
Explains about the role of computers in the world of databases.
Availability of data to multiple concurrent users is Data Concurrency.
This lecture explains about Data Consistency.
|Section 7: Installing Oracle 12c in Windows 10|
Download and Install Oracle 12c in a Windows PC. We do not use Multitenant mode to keep things simple and easy for beginner to understand. If you want, you may follow the next video to install Oracle in Multitenant mode.
This lecture is optional - It explains about downloading Oracle Software from Oracle's website and installing it in Multitenant mode.
Using Oracle SQL Developer to connect to the Oracle Database.
If you are unable to connect to the database, use this lecture for troubleshooting.
|Section 8: Concepts Illustrated|
The students will be able to understand the difference between an Oracle Instance and Database.
This lecture explains about the basic concept of Oracle Database installation.
This lecture explains about the file structure of an Oracle Database, as seen by the Operating System
In this lecture, the students will learn about the different stages involved during the startup of an Oracle Database.
This lecture explains about shared memory and inter-process communication mechanism used by Operating Systems.
The students will be able to understand the Client Server Architecture implementation of an Oracle Database. This also explains about the shared memory usage by the oracle processes.
This lecture illustrates the Program Global Area of an Oracle Database
This lecture explains about the running the database in Dedicated Server Mode.
This lecture explains about running the database in Shared Server Mode.
|Section 9: Oracle Storage Structures|
Oracle Physical Storage Structures
Oracle Logical Data Structures
Where can the Oracle Physical Structure files be stored?
What is a Raw Device?
What is a File System?
What is an Oracle ASM?
What is a Cluster File System?
|Section 10: Oracle Parameter Files|
What is a Parameter file?
What is a SPFILE?
What is a PFILE?
|Section 11: Connecting to an Oracle Database|
How to connect to a Oracle Database?
How does an Oracle database start?
Demo of various starting methods of an Oracle database
How to log in to an Oracle Database?
Oracle Database Dictionary
How to log in to an Oracle Database? - Answer Video
|Section 12: Basics of Oracle Database Internals and Security|
Basics of Oracle Internal Structure
What is a Database Control?
How to create an user in Oracle Database?
Default Tablespace and Temporary Tablespace for a new Oracle Database user
Oracle Roles and Privileges
Oracle System Privileges
|Section 13: Basic Oracle Database Operations|
How to verify the Oracle Database Name?
How to find the version of the Oracle Database?
To see all the users:
select * from dba_users;
To a particular user (for example, SCOTT):
select * from dba_users where username='SCOTT';
How to use DBA view in SQL Developer?
How to find the tablespaces in an Oracle Database?
What is an Oracle User?
What is an Oracle Schema?
Difference between an Oracle user and schema
General user architecture of a database
|Section 14: Structured Query Language (SQL)|
SQL Structured Query Language
SQL CTAS method
SQL SELECT Statement
SQL INSERT Statement
SQL DELETE Statement
SQL UPDATE Statement
|Section 15: Oracle Memory and Background Processes|
Oracle Background Processes
Dedicated Server vs Shared Server
SGA System Global Area of an Oracle Database
PGA Program Global Area of an Oracle Database
UGA User Global Area of an Oracle Database
|Section 16: SGA and Database Buffer|
SGA Database Buffer Part 1
SGA Database Buffer Part 2
SGA Database Buffer Part 3
SGA Database Buffer Part 4
SGA Database Buffer Part 5
SGA Database Buffer Part 6
SGA Database Buffer Part 7
SGA Database Buffer Part 8
SGA Database Buffer Part 9
SGA Database Buffer Part 10
SGA Database Buffer Part 11
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