Chapter 21 Automating Jobs

  • Darl Kuhn


In almost any type of database environment—from development to testing to production—database administrators rely heavily on automating tasks. Typical jobs that DBAs automate include the following:
  • Shutdown and startup of databases and listeners

  • Backups

  • Validating the integrity of backups

  • Checking for errors

  • Removing old trace or log files

  • Checking for errant processes

  • Checking for abnormal conditions


Standard Output Shell Script Oracle Database Schedule Tool System Script 


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