Oracle 19C Database Administration I (Oracle DBA I) is a comprehensive, hands-on course provides concrete information on the design of an Oracle Database instance and database, allowing you to manage your database investment. In this class, you will learn how to create database storage structures that align with your requirements and business models. You will also learn how to create users and administer databases as well as harden the databases to meet your business requirements. This is the foundational course for learning about Oracle Database and it does not assume prior knowledge or Oracle technologies, however you should have incoming experience working with SQL, and be comfortable with Linux and working from the command line. This training is NOT Official Oracle University training.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

This course combines expert lecture, real-world demonstrations and group discussions with machine-based practical labs and exercises. Working in a hands-on learning environment led by our Oracle Certified expert facilitator, students will learn how to:
How to use tools to access an Oracle Database
Generate database creation scripts by using DBCA
How to create a container database (CDB) by using the CREATE DATABASE command
Learn about Startup and shut down Oracle databases
Initialization parameter files and initialization parameters
Tools that are used to administer Oracle Net Services
How to use the Oracle Connection Manager Control utility to administer Oracle Connection Manager
How to create a new PDB from the PDB seed.
Logical and physical storage structures in an Oracle database
Usage of Oracle Database features that save space
Explanation of DML and undo data generation
Learn about general architecture of Oracle Data Pump and SQL*Loader
How to use SQL*Loader to load data from a non-Oracle database (or user files)
Bonus Content / Time Permitting: Explanation of maintenance windows
Bonus Content / Time Permitting: Employ basic monitoring procedures and manage performance

  • Introduction to Oracle Database

  • Oracle Multitenant Container Database
    Oracle Database Instance Configurations
    Database Sharding
    Oracle Database Server

  • Accessing an Oracle Database

  • Oracle Database Tools
    Database Tool Choices
    SQL Developer
    Enterprise Manager Database Express

  • Creating an Oracle Database by Using DBCA

  • Planning the Database
    Choosing a Database Template
    Configuration Assistant

  • Creating an Oracle Database by Using a SQL Command

  • Creating a Container Database
    Enable Pluggable Database

  • Starting Up and Shutting Down a Database Instance

  • Starting the Oracle Database Instance
    Shutting Down an Oracle Database Instance
    Opening and Closing PDBs

  • Managing Database Instances

  • Investigating Initialization Parameter Files
    Viewing Initialization Parameters by Using SQL*Plus
    Modifying Initialization Parameters by Using SQL*Plus
    Viewing Diagnostic Information

  • Oracle Net Services Overview

  • Oracle Net Services Components
    Oracle Net Listener

  • Configuring Naming Methods

  • Configuring the Oracle Network to Access a Database
    Creating a Net Service Name for a PDB

  • Configuring and Administering the Listener

  • Exploring the Default Listener
    Creating a Second Listener
    Connecting to a Database Service Using the New Listener

  • Configuring a Shared Server Architecture

  • Configuring Shared Server Mode
    Configuring Clients to Use a Shared Server

  • Configuring Oracle Connection Manager for Multiplexing and Access Control

  • Oracle Connection Manager Processes
    Filtering Rules
    Session Multiplexing

  • Creating PDBs

  • Creating a New PDB from the PDB Seed
    Cloning Remote PDBs in Hot Mode
    Relocating PDBs

  • Managing PDBs

  • Renaming a PDB
    Setting Parameter Values for PDBs

  • Database Storage Overview

  • Logical and Physical Database Structures
    Tablespaces and Data Files
    Types of Segments
    Monitoring Tablespace Space Usage

  • Creating and Managing Tablespaces

  • Viewing Tablespace Information
    Creating a Tablespace
    Managing Temporary and Permanent Tablespaces

  • Improving Space Usage

  • Managing Space in Tablespaces
    Using Compression
    Enabling the Resumable Space Allocation Feature

  • Creating and Managing User Accounts

  • Creating Common and Local Users
    Creating a Local User for an Application
    Exploring OS and Password File Authentication

  • Configuring Privilege and Role Authorization

  • Granting a Local Role (DBA) to PDBADMIN
    Using SQL*Developer to Create Local Roles

  • Configuring User Resource Limits

  • Using SQL*Developer to Create a Local Profile & Users
    Configuring a Default Role for a User

  • Implementing Oracle Database Auditing

  • Enabling Unified Auditing
    Creating Audit Users
    Creating an Audit Policy

  • Introduction to Loading and Transporting Data

  • General Architecture
    Oracle Data Pump
    SQL Loader
    Loading Data into a PDB from an External File
    Moving Data from One PDB to Another PDB
    Transporting a Tablespace

  • Using External Tables to Load and Transport Data

  • Querying External Tables
    Unloading External Tables

  • Automated Maintenance Tasks Overview

  • Automated Maintenance Tasks
    Maintenance Windows
    Predefined Maintenance Windows

  • Bonus: Managing Tasks and Windows

  • Enabling and Disabling Automated Maintenance Tasks
    Modifying the Duration of a Maintenance Window

  • Bonus: Database Monitoring and Performance Tuning Overview

  • Performance Planning Considerations
    Automatic Workload Repository (AWR)
    Advisory Framework

  • Bonus: Monitoring Database Performance & Processes

  • Server-Generated Alerts
    Setting Metric Thresholds
    Performance Monitoring
    Examining the Database Background Processes

  • Bonus: Tuning Database Memory

  • Viewing Memory Configurations

  • Bonus: Analyzing SQL and Optimizing Access Paths

  • Using the Optimizer Statistics Advisor


This hands-on course is geared for experienced DBAs new to Oracle 19c, who can work in Linux and have basic experience with SQL scripting.




Incoming students should possess: Basic understanding of database principles Basic Linux skills, including familiarity with command-line options such as ls, cd, cp, and su. This is NOT a Windows based course. Basic SQL scripting skills Take Before: Attendees should have skills equivalent to or should have attended this course as a pre-requisite: TTSQL003 Introduction to Writing SQL Queries Take After: We offer an extensive list of Oracle19c follow on courses for this database training, from DBAII to Tuning to Security and more. Please see our Oracle Training Suite for the latest titles and details.


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


Not Your Location? Change

Course Schedule:

Schedule select
10:00 AM ET -
6:00 PM ET
Filling Fast
Schedule select
10:00 AM ET -
6:00 PM ET
Filling Fast