Oracle Exadata Survival Guide, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1430260114
  • ISBN-13: 9781430260110
  • DDC: 005.74
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 250 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Oracle Exadata Survival Guide is a hands-on guide for busy Oracle database administrators who are migrating their skill sets to Oracle's Exadata database appliance. The book covers the concepts behind Exadata, and the available configurations for features such as smart scans, storage indexes, Smart Flash Cache, hybrid columnar compression, and more. You'll learn about performance metrics and execution plans, and how to optimize SQL running in Oracle's powerful, new environment. The authors also cover migration from other servers. Oracle Exadata is fast becoming the standard for large installations such as those running data warehouse, business intelligence, and large-scale OLTP systems. Exadata is like no other platform, and is new ground even for experienced Oracle database administrators. The Oracle Exadata Survival Guide helps you navigate the ins and outs of this new platform, de-mystifying this amazing appliance and its exceptional performance. The book takes a highly practical approach, not diving too deeply into the details, but giving you just the right depth of information to quickly transfer your skills to Oracle's important new platform. Helps transfer your skills to the platform of the future Covers the important ground without going too deep Takes a practical and hands-on approach to everyday tasks

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
About the Authors.
About the Technical Reviewer.
1: Exadata Basics.
2: Smart Scans and Offloading.
3: Storage Indexes.
4: Smart Flash Cache.
5: Parallel Query.
6: Compression.
7: Exadata Cell Wait Events.
8: Measuring Performance.
9: Storage Cell Monitoring.
10: Monitoring Exadata.
11: Storage Reconfiguration.
12: Migrating Databases to Exadata.
13: ERP Setup—a Practical Guide.
14: Final Thoughts.