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Oracle Books Pro Oracle Database 11g RAC on Linux
By: Martin Bach, Steve Shaw
Paperback: 840 pages (September 30, 2010)

Pro Oracle Database 11g RAC on Linux provides full-life-cycle guidance on implementing Oracle Real Application Clusters in a Linux environment. Real Application Clusters, commonly abbreviated as RAC, is Oracle's industry-leading architecture for scalable and fault-tolerant databases. RAC allows you to scale up and down by simply adding and subtracting inexpensive Linux servers. Redundancy provided by those multiple, inexpensive servers is the basis for the failover and other fault-tolerance feat ures that RAC provides. Written by authors well-known for their talent with RAC, Pro Oracle Database 11g RAC on Linux gives you a rock-solid and technically flawless foundation on which to build your RAC-management skills. Authors Julian Dyke and Steve Shaw share their hard-won experience in building RAC clusters, showing you how to build for success using the very latest Oracle technologies, such as Automatic Storage Management (ASM) and Oracle Clusterware. You'll learn to troubleshoot perform ance and other problems. You'll even learn how to correctly deploy RAC in a virtual-machine environment based upon Oracle VM, which is the only virtualization solution supported by Oracle Corporation.

Oracle Books Oracle Utilities: The Definitive Reference
By: Bert Scalzo
Paperback: 300 pages (December 1, 2008)
Rampant Techpress

Targeted toward experienced Oracle professionals who need to perform powerful system-wide operating system on their Oracle databases, this definitive guide includes details on all of the Oracle utilities, including an experts-only section on undocumented utilities, plus the Linux/UNIX utilities, Oracle command-line utilities, and the all-important DBA package utilities. Approaching Oracle Utilities from a functional perspective, this guide adds value by explaining the "why" and "how" for the use of all Oracle Utilities. Additionally, the book also covers Oracle tuning utilities and all areas of Oracle database administration, including ADDM and the SQL tuning advisors and the traditional command-line tuning utilities, as well as secrets for database migration, and detailed tips for using Oracle OS utilities.

Oracle Books Expert Oracle Database 11g Administration
By: Sam R. Alapati
Paperback: 1276 Pages (November 10, 2008)

A comprehensive handbook for Oracle database administrators (DBAs) using the latest release of the Oracle Database (Oracle Database 11g). All key aspects of database administration are covered, including backup and recovery, day-to-day administration and monitoring, performance tuning, and more. This is the one book to have on your desk as a continual reference. Refer to it frequently. It'll help you get the job done. Also offers primers on Linux/Unix, data modeling, SQL, and PL/SQL.

Oracle Books Oracle Shell Scripting: Linux and UNIX Programming for Oracle
By: Jon Emmons
Paperback: 293 pages (May 28, 2007)
Rampant Techpress

With the expert techniques discussed in this book, Oracle database administrators can automate routine tasks to save time and money and better monitor the flow of work. Using shell scripts-an indispensable tool on UIX and Linux-any number of commands can be combined and executed either simultaneously or sequentially. More than 50 working shell scripts for both beginners and experts give Oracle professionals a fantastic head-start on automating their administration duties and are easily modifiabl e for any environment. Topics include the history of shells and shell scripting, detailed step-by-step instructions on building shell scripts, how to tell when things are working right, and how to effectively monitor the system for failures.

Oracle Books Pro Oracle RAC on Linux: Installation, Administration, and Performance
By: Julian Dyke, Steve Shaw
Paperback: 700 pages (August 7, 2006)

Real Application Clusters (RAC) and the Grid architecture are Oracle's strategy for scaling out enterprise systems to cope with bigger workloads and more users. Many books limit themselves by conceptualizing and theorizing about RAC technology, but this book is the first to portray implementing and administering an Oracle 10g RAC system in a Linux environment. This book features basic concepts underlying Linux and Oracle RAC, design strategies, hardware procurement and configuration, and many ot her topics. The RAC-specific technologies described include configuration of the interconnect, OCFS, ASM, Cluster Ready Services, and Grid Control. The Oracle features RMAN and Data Guard are also discussed, along with available hardware options. The authors include practical examples and configuration information, so that upon reading this book, you'll be armed with the information you need to build an Oracle RAC database on Linux, whether it is on a single laptop or a 64-node Itanium cluster.

Oracle Books Hands-On Oracle Database 10g Express Edition for Linux
By: Steve Bobrowski
Paperback: 512 pages (July 10, 2006)
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (Oracle Press)

These Starter Kits include the full distribution of Oracle Database 10g Express Edition on CD-ROM. Readers will learn to install the database on Linux and take full advantage of all of the powerful features. Tutorials and step-by-step guidelines throughout will equip you with the key concepts and hands-on experience necessary to get started using Oracle Database 10g Express Edition right away.

Oracle Books Oracle Database 10g Linux Administration
By: Edward Whalen
Paperback: 560 pages (October 31, 2005)
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (Oracle Press)

Install and configure Oracle Database 10g on a Linux enterprise platform. This book explains how to set up, administer, monitor, and tune Oracle Database 10g on Linux. You will also learn how to implement High Availability solutions as well as handle backup, recovery, and replication. This exclusive Oracle Press guide is the ideal resource for all Oracle DBAs working in a Linux environment.

Oracle Books Red Hat Linux All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies
By: Naba Barkakati
Paperback: 888 pages (December 23, 2003)
For Dummies

An indispensable ready-reference for users of Red Hat Linux, the world's leading Linux distribution. Helps beginning to intermediate Red hat Linux users get up and running quickly and make the most of the tools that come with the distribution. Softcover. CD-ROM included.

Oracle Books Oracle DBA on Unix and Linux
By: Michael Wessler
Paperback - 600 pages 1st edition (October 29, 2001)

Oracle DBA on Unix and Linux provides all the information needed to install, support, tune, and upgrade Oracle databases on the UNIX and Linux platforms. Maintain a robust, mission-critical Oracle8i database. This book provides administrative solutions for the day-to-day DBA. You'll learn how to install the database for maximum efficiency, upgrades, patches, migrations, tune, and maintain its security. The book also explains in detail how to build and support a fully functioning Oracle database. This authoritative text contains up-to-date information available on Oracle's latest release and shows you how to: configure database architecture; install and set up with UNIX requirements; create the actual database with scripts; GUI management products; use Backup and Recovery; tune, monitor, and troubleshoot servers; Web DB and the Oracle Portal, 8i, iFS, Java, and 9i coverage; and iAS - Internet Application Server.

Oracle Books The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf (O'Reilly Linux)
By: Ellen Siever, Stephen Spainbour, Stephen Figgins, Jessica Hekman, O'Reilly Associates
Paperback - 812 pages 3rd Bk & cdr edition (September 2001)
O'Reilly & Associates

More and more, technology professionals are relying on the Web, online help, and other online information sources to solve their tough problems. Now O'Reilly's Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf gives you the same convenient online access to your favorite O'Reilly books - from your CD-ROM drive. The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf delivers the information power of six complete O'Reilly Animal Guides covering the best of the open source web platform. We've included unabridged versions of Running Linux, 3rd Edition; Linux in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition; Apache: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition; MySQL & mSQL; Programming the Perl DBI; and CGI Programming with Perl, 2nd Edition. As a bonus, you also get the new paperback version of Linux in a Nutshell. This confluence of open source technologies represents the platform of choice for developing and deploying high performance web applications. Apache, MySQL, and Perl/Python/PHP are the tools that make Linux a great applications development platfor m, especially for robust web applications that run on Linux servers. Never has it been easier to find what you need to know about Linux web servers online. Formatted in HTML, The Linux Web Server CD Bookshelf can be accessed with any web browser. The books - all 3276 pages of O'Reilly reference and tutorials - are fully searchable and cross-referenced, so you can search the individual index for each book or the master index for the entire collection. With the CD Bookshelf, you have a complete li brary of technical books that you can easily carry with you anywhere you need it.

Oracle Books Oracle & Open Source
By: Andy Duncan, Sean Hull
Paperback - 400 pages (April 15, 2001)
O'Reilly & Associates

Oracle & Open Source is the first book to tie together the commercial world of Oracle and the free-wheeling world of open source software. As this book reveals, these two worlds are not as far apart as they may seem. Today, there are many excellent and freely available software tools that Oracle developers and database administrators can use, at no cost, to improve their own coding productivity and their system's performance. Moreover, many of the finest Oracle developers are now making thei r source code freely available so their peers can build upon this code base. Oracle Corporation is even porting its RDBMS to Linux and starting to incorporate a growing number of open source tools in the company's own software. Oracle & Open Source describes close to 100 open source tools you can use for Oracle development and database administration, from large and widely known open source systems (like Linux, Perl, Apache, TCL/Tk and Python) to more Oracle-specific tools (like Orasoft, Ora c, OracleTool, and OraSnap). You'll learn how to obtain the software and how to adapt it to best advantage. The book abounds with code examples, download and installation instructions, and helpful usage hints. Not only does it tell you how to find and use existing open source code; Oracle & Open Source gives you the details and the motivation to build your own open source contributions and release them to the Oracle community. You'll lear n all about tools like the Oracle Call Interface (OCI) and Perl-DBI (Database Interface), which provide the glue allowing new open source tools to link into commercial Oracle software. With Oracle & Open Source as a guide, you'll discover an enormous number of highly effective open source tools, while getting involved with the thriving community of open source development.

Oracle Books Professional Linux Programming
By: Neil Matthew and Richard Stones, Brad Clements, Christopher Browne, Andrew Froggatt, et al
Perfect Paperback - 1200 pages 1st edition (September 2000)
Wrox Press

By tapping the strengths of the open-source movement, developers can write custom Linux software without spending a dime on licensing fees. Aimed at the experienced C/C++ programmer, Professional Linux Programming provides a wide-ranging and hands-on guide to the different pieces of the puzzle that are required to program successfully on this exciting new platform. The book is framed as a case study for building a custom database program in Linux for a video rental store. After a tour of the re quirements and a brief look at project management for creating this software, the various Linux packages that are needed to implement this system are described, along with sample code, most of which is written in C. Some packages, such as the CVS version-control package, come with most distributions of Linux; others will require downloading additional software over the Internet. In every case, you're provided with the actual command-line arguments that are needed to install, configure, and run e ach package. Two prominent chapters take you on a tour of the essentials of other programming languages. There's PHP for Web development and an appealing, enthusiastic introduction to Python (which probably will turn you into a Python convert). Later chapters provide practical tips for testing and debugging applications, including how to profile your code. The book closes with a useful guide to creating Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) packages for deploying applications, as well as an overview of your options for internationalization.

Oracle Books Oracle8i for Linux Starter Kit
By: Steve Bobrowski
Paperback - 478 pages (August 17, 2000)
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (Oracle Press)

From the official publisher of Oracle Press books comes this complete book/CD-ROM package for deploying and running Oracle8i on the Linux platform. You'll get step-by-step details on installation, customization, administration, and troubleshooting. Plus, the CD-ROM contains the official version of Oracle8i for Linux and Enterprise Manager. You'll get everything you need to get up and running on Oracle8i for Linux. (Osborne) Provides the user with everything needed to get started using Oracle8i o n the Linux platform. Provides a collection of tutorials and step-by-step guidelines that provides the user with key concepts and hands-on experience necessary to install and deploy Oracle8i on Linux.

Oracle Books DBA's Guide to Databases Under Linux
By: Paul C. Zikopoulos
Paperback - 485 pages 1st edition (May 15, 2000)
Syngress Media Inc

The stability and reliability of the Linux operating system makes it an ideal platform on which to operate databases. Increasingly, major software vendors are designing their applications to run on Linux. DBA's Guide to Databases on Linux walks you through the installation and configuration of several major databases on Linux and provides a working example of an e-commerce Web site. Major commercial databases such as Oracle, Informix, Sybase, DB2 and Progress are covered in depth as well as the widely used freeware databases, MySQL and PostgreSQL. DBA's Guide to Databases on Linux is the ultimate resource and comparative reference for any DBA managing databases on Linux. This book is intended primarily for database administrators and Linux users who want to improve their skills and understanding of various databases. We hope you will come away with a better understanding of database design and implementation in general. This book will give you a better understanding of the Linux operat ing system when it is used as a database server.