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Oracle Database 12c Fundamentals

by Tim Warner

This course will get you up to speed with the Oracle Database platform in general and the Oracle Database 12c release in particular. You'll also get prepared to pass the Oracle Certified Administrator (OCA) certification exam.

What you'll learn

If you want or need to understand Oracle Database 12c, then you've come to the right place. In this course, we have three purposes. We want to (1) Get you up to speed with how Oracle Database works in general from the perspective of the database administrator (DBA); (2) Acquaint you with the new features and enhancements included in the latest 12c release of Oracle Database; and (3) Prepare you to pass the Oracle Certified Administrator (OCA) certification exam. To get the most benefit from this course, you should already have a basic understanding of relational database management systems, the relational model, and using SQL to query databases.

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Course FAQ

What is Oracle Database 12c?

Oracle Database 12c is a powerful database intended for enterprises and designed for the cloud. It has hundreds of useful features, including pluggable databases and multitenant architecture.

What will I learn in this course?

In this course you well learn about the Oracle Database platform and Oracle Database 12c. Topics include:

  • Oracle Database 12c architecture
  • What is Oracle Databse 12c?
  • Memory structures in Oracle
  • Oracle database 12c background processes
  • Physical storage structures
  • File storage options
  • Oracle Databse 12c Instance
  • Configuring Oracle Database 12c network environment
  • Much more
Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn Oracle database 12c fundamentals and/or prepare for the Oracle Certified Administrator (OCA) certification exam.

Are there prerequisites to this course?

Before taking this course it would be most beneficial for you to already understand relational database management systems, the relational model, and SQL query databases.

What is Oracle Software?

The Oracle software is a database server that helps make information management much easier. The software gives access to Oracle databases which treat data as a unit, allowing for more efficient storing and retrieving of related information.

About the author

Timothy Warner is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Cloud and Datacenter Management who is based in Nashville, TN. His professional specialties include Microsoft Azure, cross-platform PowerShell, and all things Windows Server-related. You can reach Tim via Twitter (@TechTrainerTim), LinkedIn or his blog,

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