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Chapter 7: Shell Scripting

  • Darl Kuhn
  • Charles Kim
  • Bernard Lopuz

Abstract

Shell scripting is an important skill that every professional DBA must possess. Most DBAs use this coding technique to automate many critical database administration tasks such as backups and monitoring. As part of your job, you’ll be asked to maintain scripts that prior DBAs have written, and you’ll also be required to write new shell scripts as required. The better you are at scripting, the better you’ll be able to perform your job. To be effective at shell scripting, DBAs minimally need to be familiar with four types of tools:

Keywords

Case Statement Disk Space Command Line Input List Shell Script 
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© Darl Kuhn, Charles Kim, and Bernard Lopuz 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Darl Kuhn
    • 1
  • Charles Kim
    • 1
  • Bernard Lopuz
    • 1
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