Course Overview
Course Duration: 2 Days

This Oracle Database 12c: Install and Upgrade Workshop gives you detailed information to help you install Oracle Database 12c software. Expert Oracle instructors will teach you how to create a container database and provision pluggable databases. In this course, you will be introduced to Oracle Database Cloud Service.

Learn To:

Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server.
Use Oracle Restart to manage components.
Upgrade an existing Oracle Database to Oracle Database 12c.
Create a container database and provision pluggable databases.
Gain an understanding of the Oracle Database Cloud Service.
Benefits to You

Ensure fast, reliable, secure and easy to manage performance. Optimize database workloads, lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

Gain Hands-On Experience

Get practical experience installing the Oracle Grid Infrastructure software and Oracle Database software by using Oracle Universal Installer. Expert Oracle instructors will teach you how to stop and start Oracle Restart using SRVCTL to manage components.

Who Should Attend
Database Administrators
Support Engineer
Technical Administrator
Data Warehouse Administrator

Course Certifications
This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites
Working knowledge of SQL and use of PL/SQL packages
Suggested Prerequisites:

Basic knowledge of Linux Operating System

Course Objectives
Gain an understanding of the Oracle Database Cloud Service
Install Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server
Use Oracle Restart to manage components
Upgrade database to Oracle Database 12c
Create a container database
Create an Oracle Database
Install Oracle Database 12c software

Course Content
Oracle Database 12c Overview

Oracle Database 12c Introduction
Oracle Database Architecture Overview
Oracle Database Instance Configurations
Oracle Database Memory Structures
Process Structures
Database Storage Architecture
Logical and Physical Database Structures
Container and Pluggable Database Overview
Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server

Overview of Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server
System Requirements for Oracle Grid Infrastructure
Configuring Storage for Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM)
Installing Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server
Upgrading Oracle Grid Infrastructure for a Standalone Server
Installing Oracle Database Software

Planning Your Installation
System Requirements for Oracle Database
Preparing the Operating System
Using 4 KB Sector Disks
Setting Environment Variables
Checking the System Requirements
Using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)
Performing a Silent Mode Installation
Creating an Oracle Database by Using DBCA

Planning the Database Storage Structure
Choosing non-CDB or CDB
Types of Databases (based on workload)
Choosing the Appropriate Character Set
Understanding How Character Sets are Used
Setting the NLS_LANG Initialization Parameter
Using the Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA)
Using Oracle Restart

Oracle Restart Overview
Oracle Restart Process startup
Controlling Oracle Restart
Choosing the Correct SRVCTL Utility
Oracle Restart Configuration
Using the SRVCTL Utility
Obtaining Help for the SRVCTL Utility
Starting Components by Using the SRVCTL Utility
Introduction to Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c

Upgrade Methods
Data Migration Methods
Supported Releases for Direct Upgrade
Overview of Upgrade Process
Performing a Rolling Upgrade
Upgrading a CBD
Preparing to Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c

Developing a Test Plan
Performance Testing
Requirements for Databases Using Oracle Label Security or Oracle Database Vault
Requirement for Databases Using Oracle Warehouse Builder
Using the Pre-Upgrade Information Tool
Backing Up the Database
Installing the Oracle Database 12c Software
Preparing the New Oracle Home
Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c

Upgrading by Using the Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA)
Manually Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c
Migrating a non-CDB to a CDB
Performing Post-Upgrade Tasks

Migrating to Unified Auditing
Performing Post-Upgrade Tasks Following a Manual Upgrade
Migrating Data by Using Oracle Data Pump

Data Pump Overview
Migrating by Using Data Pump
Importing by Using a Network Link