Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs is an example–based book on managing Oracle Database in a Linux environment. Covering commonly used distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux, the book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a stack of Linux documentation. The book is task–oriented: Look up the task to perform. See the solution. Read up on the details. Get the job done.
Oracle made a big decision a couple of years ago. The company decided to open certain aspects of its relational database management system (RDBMS) to manipulation by outside software. That architectural decision enabled a whole community of specialized software developers to thrive. In Oracle & Open Source, Andy Duncan and Sean Hull explore the universe of open source (that is, modifiable and largely free) software for Oracle applications.
More Oracle databases are deployed on UNIX systems than any other platform, yet most books on Oracle database administration largely ignore the UNIX platform. This book focuses exclusively on Oracle database administration in UNIX environments.This concise introduction to Oracle database administration on UNIX systems requires no prior database experience.
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.
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.
Beginning PHP and Oracle: From Novice to Professional offers comprehensive information on using the PHP scripting language in conjunction with Oracle's database platform. PHP is one of the most prominent open source technologies in the area of web development, while Oracle is one of the most widely deployed and used database products.