Oracle Database 12c – Administration: Manage the Database Instance

Database Administrators, support engineers, technical administrators, and Data Warehouse Administrator who wish to learn how to install Oracle Database 12c and upgrade from previous versions.


Expected Duration
60 minutes

After a database has been installed and configured it is important to ensure it runs properly. This includes ensuring it is started and shutdown correctly to avoid problems, configuring the proper initialization parameters, viewing the alert and trace files for any errors or warnings, and viewing the data dictionary and dynamic performance views for information related to the instance. This course discuss and show how to startup and shutdown the database instance, as well as how to view the alert and trace files and the data dictionary and dynamic performance views. This course is one of a series in two SkillSoft learning paths that covers the objectives for the 1Z0-062Oracle Database 12c: Installation and Administration. This exam is part of the Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate, OCA, certification path.


Managing the Instance, logs and data dictionary

  • recognize the functions of database initialization parameters
  • manage a database instance in given scenario
  • describe the characteristics of dynamic performance and dictionary views
  • perform database view and management tasks





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