Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2

Using Advanced Backing Up and Recovering Techniques with Oracle 11g


The Oracle 11g Database Workshop II starts from where the Workshop I finishes. Having introduced the Oracle tools to the delegates in Workshop I, Workshop II introduces the advanced concepts such as the ASM, RMAN, Flashback, Memory Management etc. The Certification is helpful to the organisation as it cuts company costs, increase a professionals level of service and also inculcate skills in them that the current and prospective employers lookout for. This course mainly deals with Backup and Recovery options of the Oracle Database making use of Flashback and RMAN both for full and partial backups or recovery. Oracle 11g Release 2 has a number of new features that are helpful to developers as well as database administrators. They mainly fall into the categories Application Development, Availability, Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing, Clustering, Database Overall, Diagnosability, Performance, Security, Server Manageability, and Unstructured Data Management.


Find out what's included in the training programme.


Key Learning Points

Clear and concise objectives to guide delegates through the course.



Courseware will also be provided to the delegates so that they can revise the course after the training.


Tutor Support

A dedicated tutor will be at your disposal throughout the training to guide you through any issues.


The primary requirement of this course is good knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL concepts. The delegate is also expected to be Oracle Database 11g Workshop I Rel 2 certified.


The following candidates should take this course:

  • Database Administrators
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Technical Administrator


During the course, the delegates learn the following concepts:

  • Backing Up and Recovering A Database from the Command Line Using RMAN
  • Backup and Recovery - Using Enterprise Manager
  • Make Use of Flashback technology to View or Recover a Database to a Past
  • Make Use of A Flexible Memory Configuration For The Oracle 11g Database
  • Separate Sessions having poorly managed SQL Statements.
  • Design The Oracle Database For Model Retrieval
  • Appropriately Distribute Resources to the Database
  • Job Scheduling
  • Optimise Database Storage
  • Diagnosing and Repairing Data Failures with Flashback
  • Manage space to streamline database storage so you can respond to growing space requirements
  • Monitor and control major database components, including memory, performance and resources
  • Make the Database Availability Secure Using Good backup and recovery strategies
  • Automate DBA Tasks with the Scheduler

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The Workshop II goes beyond the Workshop I concepts. New and advanced tools such as Flashback and RMAN are introduced to the delegates during the course. These tools turn out to be a great help when it comes to taking backup or recovering the database from some crash. The delegates also learn techniques for taking backups in different modes i.e. datewise, full or incremental.

The candidates who wish to certify this exam can take this course in two ways – classroom sessions or online. There is no provision for the course to be completed by the candidate through self-study. The candidate also requires scoring a minimum of 66% marks to get through. The candidate has to answer 78 questions in a time duration of 120 minutes or 2 hours.


  • Oracle Database Architecture and The Concept of Automatic Storage Management
    • ASM - An Overview
    • Set up pfile and spfile for Database and ASM
    • Manage ASM disk groups
  • Configuring for Recovery
    • Create Multiple Archive Logs for Better Recovery
    • Define, apply and use a retention policy 
    • Set Up Recovery Area for Flashback 
    • Use Recovery Area Specified for Flashback
  • Using the RMAN Recovery Catalog
    • Identify situations that require RMAN recovery catalogue
    • Create and configure a recovery catalogue 
    • Synchronise the recovery catalogue
    • Set up and use RMAN stored scripts 
    • Back up the recovery catalogue 
    • Virtual private catalogue – Setup and Use
  • Configuring Backup Specifications
    • Configure backup settings
    • Allocate channels to use in backing up  
    • Set backup optimisation 
  • Creating Backups with RMAN
    • Image file backups
    • Full backups  
    • Fast backup in increments
    • Make duplex backup and back up backup sets 
    • Make an archival backup for long-term retention  
    • Have a multisection, compacted and encrypted backup  
    • Report on and maintain backups 
  • Backup and Recovery: User-Managed
    • TEMP file recovery
    • Redo log groups recovery  
    • Password file recovery
    • Recover The Database Completely
    • Perform An Incomplete Database  Recovery
    • Implement user-managed and server managed backups  
    • Identify the need for backup mode 
    • Backing Up A Control File
    • Recovering Control Files
  • Recovery with RMAN
    • Perform complete recovery using RMAN
    • Perform incomplete recovery using RMAN  
    • Use backups updated incrementally  
    • Switch to image copies for fast recovery 
    • Restore a database onto a new host  
    • Use a backup control file for recovery
    • Perform Disaster recovery 
  • Using RMAN to Duplicate a Database
    • Creating a duplicate database
    • Using a duplicate database 
  • Performing Tablespace Point-in-Time Recovery
    • Identify the situations that require TSPITR 
    • Perform automated TSPITR
  • Monitoring and Tuning RMAN
    • Monitoring RMAN sessions and jobs
    • Tuning RMAN 
    • Configure RMAN for Asynchronous I/O
  • Using Flashback Technology
    • Restore dropped tables from the recycle bin
    • Perform Flashback Query 
    • Use Flashback Transaction
  • Additional Flashback Operations
    • Performing Flashback Table operations
    • Learning to Configure and Observe Flashback Database
    • Performing operations on Flashback Database
    • Flashback Data Archive – Setting Up and Using
  • Diagnosing the Database
    • Automatic Diagnostic Repository - Installing
    • Using Support Workbench  
    • Performing Block Media Recovery 
  • Managing Memory
    • Implement Automatic Memory Management
    • Manually configure SGA parameters  
    • Set automatic PGA memory management 
  • Managing Database Performance
    • The SQL Tuning Advisor
    • The SQL Access Advisor 
    • Understand Database Replay 
  • Space Management
    • Achieve reusable space allocation
    • Portable tablespaces and databases  
    • Using Shrink to Reclaim Waste Space 
  • Managing Resources
    • Database resource manager
    • Create and use Database Resource Manager Components
  • Automating Tasks with the Scheduler
    • Create jobs, programs, and schedules
    • Make use of time-based or event-based plans for executing Scheduler jobs 
    • Create lightweight jobs 
    • Use task chains to perform a series of related tasks 
  • Administering the Scheduler
    • Create Windows and Job Classes
    • Use advanced Scheduler concepts to prioritise jobs


Course Name Dates Duration Price
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Southampton
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 London
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Bristol
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Manchester
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Birmingham
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Reading
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Canterbury
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Eastleigh
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Aberdeen
5 Days
Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II Release 2 14/09/2020 Cardiff
5 Days