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Oracle Database 12cR2 Install & Upgrade

This Oracle Database 12cR2 Install & Upgrade course is designed to give the Oracle database administrator practical experience in installing Oracle Database 12cR2 Grid Infrastructure and Database software. Delegates will also learn the various methods that can be used to upgrade an earlier release of the Oracle database software to 12.2. learn how to create a container database and provision pluggable databases.

Exercises and examples are used throughout the course to give practical hands-on experience with the techniques covered.

Versions supported 12cR2, 18c, 19c.

Course Objectives

This Oracle Database 12cR2 Install & Upgrade course is designed to give database administrators the knowledge and skills needed to install and configure an Oracle 12cR2 database. The Oracle Database 12cR2 administrator will gain practical experience in upgrading a database to Oracle 12cR2 database.

Who will the Course Benefit?

This Oracle Database 12cR2 Install & Upgrade course is for anyone who needs to install and configure an Oracle 12cR2 database or upgrade an earlier database to Oracle 12cR2 database.

Skills Gained

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

Understand the concepts of Multitenant architecture
Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a standalone server
Installing the Oracle Database software in interactive mode
Installing the Oracle Database software in in silent mode and using response files
Creating a database with the Database Configuration Assistant in interactive mode
Creating a database with the DBCA in silent mode and using response files
Using Oracle Restart to manage software components
Preparing for an upgrade
Upgrading a database to Oracle Database 12cR2 using the DBUA in interactive and silent modes
Upgrading an Oracle database manually
Carrying out post-upgrade tasks
Transporting a database using Data Pump
Importing data using a Data Pump network link

Requirements

Delegates who wish to attend the Oracle Database 12cR2 Install & Upgrade course should have practical knowledge of administering an Oracle database. They should have attended either the Oracle Database 12cR2 Administration course or the Oracle Database 18c Administration course or have a good working knowledge of Oracle administration.

This course is run on a Linux operating system, a basic knowledge of UNIX/Linux is recommended but is not essential.

Pre-Requisite Courses

Oracle Database 12cR2 Administration

Examinations

This course will aid the delegate in their preparation for the following exam:

Oracle Database Administration II: 1Z0-083

Attending this course together with the following courses will help delegates gain many of the skills and product knowledge requirements as outlined in the exam objectives:

Oracle Database 18c Backup and Recovery with RMAN
Oracle Multitenant Administration

Studying this course and its associated reference materials can form part of the preparation to achieve certification. Experience, practice, self-study and aptitude are also key requirements for exam success.

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Oracle website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course.


  • Course content

    Course Introduction

    • Administration and Course Materials
    • Course Structure and Agenda
    • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

    Session 1: OVERVIEW OF ORACLE DATABASE 12cR2

    • Overview of the Oracle Database 12cR2
    • Overview of Oracle Database 12cR2 architecture
    • Oracle Database instance configuration
    • Oracle Background processes
    • Database storage architecture
    • Database logical and physical structures
    • Overview of container and pluggable database

    Session 2: ORACLE DATABASE 12c MULTITENANT ARCHITECTURE

    • Overview of Container and Pluggable databases
    • The benefits of Multitenant Architecture
    • Files in a multitenant database
    • The structure of the root container
    • The structure of a pluggable container
    • CDB_ and DBA_ views

    Session 3: INSTALL ORACLE GRID INFRASTRUCTURE ON A STANDALONE SERVER

    • Overview of Grid Infrastructure for a standalone server
    • System requirements and prerequisites
    • Create directories and groups for a Grid Infrastructure installation
    • Configure Grid Infrastructure for a standalone server
    • Overview of ASM storage
    • Install Grid Infrastructure for a standalone server
    • Upgrade Grid Infrastructure for a standalone server

    Session 4: INSTALL THE ORACLE DATABASE SOFTWARE

    • Plan an installation
    • System requirements and operating system prerequisites
    • Oracle Flexible Architecture and directory structures
    • Carry out pre-installation tasks and checks
    • Set environment variables
    • Install the Oracle Database software with the Oracle Universal Installer
    • The Oracle Inventory
    • Silent mode installation
    • Use response files
    • Database Software De-install

    Session 5: CREATE A DATABASE WITH THE DATABASE CONFIGURATION ASSISTANT (DBCA)

    • Select a database storage method
    • Select a CDB or non-CDB database
    • Select a database type based on workload
    • Select a character set for the database
    • Set the NLS_LANG initialization parameter
    • Create a database with the DBCA
    • Create a Database using a response file with DBCA silent mode
    • Create a Database with DBCA silent mode
    • Delete a database with DBCA silent mode
    • Create a database design template
    • Carry out post database creation tasks
    • Read-Only homes from Oracle 18c

    Session 6: MANAGE ORACLE RESTART

    • The Benefits of Grid Infrastructure for a standalone server
    • Overview of using Oracle Restart
    • The ohasd daemon
    • Use commands to manage the Oracle Restart Stack
    • Add components to Oracle Restart
    • Use the srvctl utility to manage, start and stop and manage components
    • Upgrade and patch the 12.2 home

    Session 7: PREPARATION FOR UPGRADE

    • Upgrade process overview
    • Methods used to perform upgrade
    • Methods of data migration
    • Direct upgrade supported releases
    • Methods used to perform indirect upgrade
    • The Database Upgrade Assistant
    • Manual upgrade methods
    • Rolling Upgrade for Oracle Grid Infrastructure
    • Create an upgrade test plan
    • Carry out performance testing
    • Prepare to Upgrade a Database
    • Run the Pre-Upgrade Information tool
    • Check for compatibility issues
    • Use the ORAchk Utility
    • Backup the database
    • Create the new Oracle home
    • Install the Oracle Database 12cR2 software

    Session 8: PERFORM AN UPGRADE TO ORACLE DATABASE 12cR2

    • Perform an upgrade of an Oracle Database to 12.2.0.n
    • Perform Post upgrade actions
    • Upgrade a database with the DBUA
    • Manually start a failed upgrade
    • Common installation errors
    • Run the DBUA in silent mode
    • Carry out post upgrade tasks
    • Migrate to Unified Auditing
    • Deprecated database features and parameters
    • De-supported database features and parameters

    Session 9: MIGRATE DATA WITH DATA PUMP

    • Migrate data with Data Pump
    • Transport a database
    • Import data using a Data Pump network link

Duration: 2 days
Price: £895 + VAT

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