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Building Database Clouds in Oracle 12c

Tariq Farooq Sridhar Avantsa Pete Sharman



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Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
15 June 2016
Oracle; Computer certification
This is the first complete, practical guide to architecting, designing, and building Database Clouds with Oracle 12c. Written by a veteran author team of Oracle gurus and ACE Directors, Building Database Clouds in Oracle 12c combines a real-world, hands-on operations guide with an expert handbook on Oracle Database-As-A-Service (DBaaS) and Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC).

Writing for Oracle DBAs, DMAs, cloud administrators, and other Oracle professionals, the authors present authoritative technical information for database cloud build-out, management, monitoring, and day-to-day administration.

The authors first explain the key concepts underlying DBaaS, describe cloud computing implementations related to it, and outline the business and technology benefits. Next, they show how the Oracle DBA's approach changes in cloud environments. Then, building on this foundation, they offer insider advice on all key facets of database cloud deployment and operation with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c and Oracle RAC 12c.

This guide helps you Make the business case for cloud computing with DBaaS Organise DBA responsibilities in cloud environments Plan, design, and deploy Database Clouds with Oracle's latest components Consolidate schema and databases with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Use best practices for management, administration metering, and chargeback Clone databases quickly and reliably
By:   Tariq Farooq, Sridhar Avantsa, Pete Sharman
Imprint:   Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 231mm,  Width: 179mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   512g
ISBN:   9780134310862
ISBN 10:   0134310861
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   15 June 2016
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii About the Authors xv About the Technical Reviewers and Contributors xvii Chapter 1: Database as a Service Concepts-360 Degrees 1 Cloud Computing: Definition and Classical View 1 DBaaS-A Special Case of Cloud Computing 4 Services Applicable to DBaaS 7 Architecture of an Oracle-Based DBaaS Implementation 9 Business and Technology Benefits of Having DBaaS Enabled 14 Great First Step for Transitioning into the Cloud 16 Summary 17 Chapter 2: The Database Cloud Administrator-Duties and Roles 19 DBA Responsibilities in a Traditional Environment 19 What's Changed with DBaaS 21 The New Role of the Cloud DBA 25 Preparing to Be a Cloud DBA 28 Summary 30 Chapter 3: Cloud Computing with DBaaS-Benefits and Advantages over Traditional IT Computing 31 DBaaS Evolution: Pre-Database Cloud Strategies 31 Delivering DBaaS with Oracle Technologies 33 Cloud Computing with DBaaS 47 Summary 49 Chapter 4: Schema Consolidation in Enterprise Manager 12c 51 Architecture and Components 52 Schema as a Service Setup 53 Using Schema as a Service 77 Deployment Issues 83 Summary 87 Chapter 5: Database Consolidation in Enterprise Manager 12c 89 PDBaaS Setup 90 Using the Self-Service Portal with PDBaaS in Enterprise Manager 114 Deployment Issues 119 Summary 122 Chapter 6: Metering and Chargeback in Enterprise Manager 12c 123 Terminology 125 Setting Up Chargeback 128 Summary 145 Chapter 7: Manage and Administer the Database Cloud in Enterprise Manager 12c 147 The Cloud Home Page 148 The Cloud Adviser 152 Summary 156 Chapter 8: Cloning Databases in Enterprise Manager 12c 157 Full Clones 157 Snap Clones 176 Summary 184 Chapter 9: Virtualizing RAC 12c (DB Clouds) on Oracle VM-Grid Infrastructure 185 Database Clouds Based on RAC-The Necessary Ingredients 186 Virtualization-360 Degrees 187 What Are VM Monitors (Hypervisors)? 187 Types of Hypervisors 187 Types of Virtualization 188 OVM for x86-360 Degrees 189 Xen-Synopsis and Overview 190 OVM-Overview and Architecture 190 What Are OVM Templates? 191 OVM 3.x-A Brief Introduction 192 Virtualized RAC Using OVM Templates-Approach 1 193 Set Up and Configure a Virtualized RAC Database Cloud-Approach 2 195 Summary 234 Chapter 10: Virtualizing RAC 12c (DB Clouds) on Oracle VM VirtualBox-RAC Databases 237 OVM VirtualBox: A Brief Introduction 238 What Is Cloud Computing? Synopsis and Overview 239 Oracle's Strategy for Cloud Computing 240 EM12c and OVM: Management and Virtualization Components for Oracle Database Clouds 241 RAC Private Cloud on OVM VirtualBox-Software and Hardware Requirements 241 Setting Up, Installing, and Configuring Oracle RAC 12c Private Cloud on OVM VirtualBox 242 EM12c: Implementing DBaaS 272 Summary 274 Index 277

Tariq Farooq, Oracle Technologist, has worked with various Oracle technologies in complex environments for more than twenty-four years. A world-renowned Oracle Expert, he has earned both the Oracle ACE and ACE Director awards. His books include Oracle Database Problem Solving and Troubleshooting Handbook, Oracle Exadata Expert's Handbook, and the best-selling Expert Oracle RAC 12c. Sridhar Avantsa runs the National Oracle Database Infrastructure Consulting Practice for Rolta AdvizeX. He has more than twenty years of Oracle experience as developer, DBA, and architect, for companies including and REI. His expertise includes infrastructure architecture, database tuning, high availability, disaster recovery/business continuity, Oracle RAC clustering, EXADATA, ODA, OVCA, and ZFS Appliance. Pete Sharman is principal product manager for the Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) Suite. He has worked at Oracle for twenty years in roles ranging from education and consulting to development, and has used Enterprise Manager since its 0.76 release. He is coauthor of Expert Enterprise Manager 12c, Practical Oracle Database Appliance, and Expert OEM 12c.

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