There are many types of Oracle databases, and there are many types of Oracle database administrators (DBAs)—this chapter discusses the role of the Oracle DBA as well as the training that Oracle DBAs typically need to be successful. You’ll look at the daily routine of a typical DBA, which will give you an idea of what to expect if you’re new to the field. This chapter also covers ways you can improve your skill level as an Oracle DBA and prepare to keep the databases under your stewardship performing optimally. Toward the end of the chapter, you’ll find a list of resources and organizations that will help you in your quest to become a top-notch DBA.
KeywordsProduction Database Oracle Database Database Administration Oracle Corporation Online Transaction Processing
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