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Exadata Database Machine Administration Workshop Ed 3 (D86531GC30)

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  • Course Objectives
  • Audience and Prerequisites
  • Course Contents
  • Terminology
  • Additional Resources
  • Introducing the Laboratory Environment
Exadata Database Machine Overview
  • Introducing Database Machine
  • Introducing Exadata Storage Server
  • Exadata Storage Server Architecture: Overview
  • Exadata Storage Server Features: Overview
  • Exadata Storage Expansion Racks
  • InfiniBand Network
  • Database Machine Support: Overview
Exadata Database Machine Architecture
  • Database Machine Architecture: Overview
  • Database Machine Network Architecture
  • InfiniBand Network Architecture
  • InfiniBand Network Topology
  • Interconnecting Multiple Racks
  • Database Machine Software Architecture: Overview
  • Disk Storage Entities and Relationships
Key Capabilities of Exadata Database Machine
  • Classic Database I/O and SQL Processing Model
  • Exadata Smart Scan Model
  • Exadata Smart Storage Capabilities
  • Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression
  • Exadata Smart Flash Cache
  • Exadata Storage Index
  • Database File System
  • I/O Resource Management
Exadata Database Machine Initial Configuration
  • Database Machine Implementation: Overview
  • Database Machine Site Preparation
  • Using Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant
  • Choosing the Right Disk Redundancy Setting
  • Configuring Oracle Exadata Database Machine
  • The Result After Installation and Configuration
  • Supported Additional Configuration Activities
Exadata Storage Server Configuration
  • Exadata Storage Server Administration: Overview
  • Testing Storage Server Performance Using CALIBRATE
  • Configuring the Exadata Cell Server Software
  • Starting and Stopping Exadata Cell Server Software
  • Configuring Cell Disks and Grid Disks
  • Configuring ASM and Database Instances to Access Exadata Cells
  • Reconfiguring Exadata Storage
  • Exadata Storage Security Implementation
I/O Resource Management
  • I/O Resource Management Concepts
  • IORM Architecture
  • Getting Started with IORM
  • Enabling Intradatabase Resource Management
  • Setting Database I/O Utilization Limits
  • Interdatabase Plans and Database Roles
  • Using Database I/O Metrics
  • IORM and Exadata Storage Server Flash Memory
Recommendations for Optimizing Database Performance
  • Flash Memory Usage
  • Influencing Caching Priorities
  • Choosing the Flash Cache Mode
  • Compression Usage
  • Index Usage
  • ASM Allocation Unit Size
  • Minimum Extent Size
  • Exadata Specific System Statistics
Using Smart Scan
  • Exadata Smart Scan: Overview
  • Smart Scan Requirements
  • Monitoring Smart Scan in SQL Execution Plans
  • Smart Scan Join Processing with Bloom Filters
  • Other Situations Affecting Smart Scan
  • Exadata Storage Server Statistics: Overview
  • Exadata Storage Server Wait Events: Overview
Consolidation Options and Recommendation
  • Consolidation: Overview
  • Different Consolidation Types
  • Recommended Storage Configuration for Consolidation
  • Alternative Storage Configurations
  • Cluster Configuration Options
  • Isolating Management Roles
  • Schema Consolidation Recommendations
  • Maintenance Considerations
Migrating Databases to Exadata Database Machine
  • Migration Best Practices: Overview
  • Performing Capacity Planning
  • Database Machine Migration Considerations
  • Choosing the Right Migration Path
  • Logical Migration Approaches
  • Physical Migration Approaches
  • Post-Migration Best Practices
  • Migrating to Database Machine Using Transportable Tablespaces
Bulk Data Loading using Oracle DBFS
  • Bulk Data Loading Using Oracle DBFS: Overview
  • Preparing the Data Files
  • Staging the Data Files
  • Configuring the Staging Area
  • Configuring the Target Database
  • Loading the Target Database
Exadata Database Machine Platform Monitoring Introduction
  • Monitoring Technologies and Standards
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)
  • Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM)
  • Exadata Storage Server Metrics, Thresholds, and Alerts
  • Automatic Diagnostic Repository (ADR)
  • Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c
  • Enterprise Manager Database Control
Configuring Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c to Monitor Exadata Database Machine
  • Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Architecture: Overview
  • Cloud Control Monitoring Architecture for Exadata Database Machine
  • Configuring Cloud Control to Monitor Exadata Database Machine
  • Pre-discovery Configuration and Verification
  • Deploying the Oracle Management Agent
  • Discovering Exadata Database Machine
  • Discovering Additional Targets
  • Post-discovery Configuration and Verification
Monitoring Exadata Storage Servers
  • Exadata Metrics and Alerts Architecture
  • Monitoring Exadata Storage Server with Metrics and Alerts
  • Isolating Faults with
  • Monitoring Exadata Storage Server with Enterprise Manager: Overview
  • Monitoring Hardware Failure and Sensor State
  • Monitoring Exadata Storage Server Availability
  • Comparing Metrics Across Multiple Storage Servers
Monitoring Exadata Database Machine Database Servers
  • Monitoring Database Servers: Overview
  • Monitoring Hardware
  • Monitoring the Operating System
  • Monitoring Oracle Grid Infrastructure
  • Monitoring Oracle Database
  • Monitoring Oracle Management Agent
  • Database Monitoring with Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c
Monitoring the InfiniBand Network
  • InfiniBand Network Monitoring: Overview
  • InfiniBand Network Monitoring with
  • Monitoring the InfiniBand Switches
  • Monitoring the InfiniBand Switch Ports
  • Monitoring the InfiniBand Ports
  • Monitoring the InfiniBand Fabric:
  • Monitoring the InfiniBand Fabric:
Monitoring Other Exadata Database Machine Components
  • Monitoring the Cisco Ethernet Switch
  • Monitoring the Sun Power Distribution Units
  • Monitoring the KVM Switch
Other Useful Monitoring Tools
  • Exachk: Overview
  • Running Exachk
  • Exachk Daemon
  • DiagTools: Overview
  • Using ADRCI on Exadata Storage Servers
  • Imageinfo: Overview
  • Imagehistory: Overview
  • OSWatcher: Overview
Backup and Recovery
  • Using RMAN with Database Machine
  • General Recommendations for RMAN
  • Disk-Based Backup Strategy
  • Disk-Based Backup Recommendations
  • Disk-Based Backup on
  • Tape-Based Backup Strategy
  • Tape-Based Backup Architecture and Recommendations
  • Backup and Recovery of Database Machine Software
Exadata Database Machine Maintenance Tasks
  • Database Machine Maintenance: Overview
  • Powering Database Machine Off and On
  • Safely Shutting Down a Single Exadata Storage Server
  • Replacing a Damaged Physical Disk
  • Replacing a Damaged Flash Card
  • Moving All Disks from One Cell to Another
  • Using the Exadata Cell Software Rescue Procedure
Patching Exadata Database Machine
  • Patching and Updating: Overview
  • Maintaining Exadata Storage Server Software
  • Maintaining Database Server Software
  • Assisted Patching Using OPlan
  • Assisted Patching Using
  • Maintaining Other Software
  • Recommended Patching Process
  • Test System Recommendations