Oracle 11g Anti-Hacker’s Cookbook

By Adrian Neagu View at
This book covers the most-important security measures as well as tips and tricks that can be used for better Oracle Database 11g security. The author uses real-world scenarios to show you how to secure the Oracle Database server from different perspectives and against different attack scenarios. Almost every chapter has a possible threats section, which describes the major dangers that can be confronted. The initial chapters cover how to defend your operating system, network, data, and users. The defense scenarios are linked and designed to prevent these attacks. The later chapters cover Oracle Database Vault, Oracle Virtual Private Database, Oracle Label Security, and Oracle Audit Vault.

Oracle Business Intelligence 11g Developers Guide

By Mark Rittman View at
This Oracle Press guide explains how to build business intelligence (BI) applications using Oracle Business Intelligence 11g. It covers how to execute effective queries, build accurate models, use scorecards and key performance indicators, create dynamic reports, set up dashboards, and publish to smartphones and wireless devices. The author also describes how to integrate BI applications with Oracle Fusion Middleware security, Oracle WebLogic Server, and Web services. Aimed at developers creating BI solutions using Oracle’s platform, this book also covers Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, a hardware appliance that combines Oracle Business Intelligence and Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database, for “speed of thought” analytics.

Beginning Database Design, Second Edition

By Clare Churcher View at
Beginning Database Design, Second Edition, provides short, easy-to-read explanations of how to get database design right the first time. It is aimed at novice designers, especially those who are doing ad hoc design as a result of employing end-user tools such as Oracle Application Express, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Excel. The author offers numerous examples to help readers avoid the many pitfalls faced by new and not-so-new database designers.

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques

By Richard Niemiec View at
Oracle Certified Master Richard Niemiec shows you how to systematically identify and eliminate database performance problems in this updated Oracle Press book. Filled with real-world case studies and best practices, the book details the latest monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimization methods. Learn how to find and fix bottlenecks, configure storage devices, execute effective queries, and develop bug-free SQL and PL/SQL code. Testing, reporting, and security enhancements are also covered. In addition, Niemiec discusses how to properly index and partition Oracle Database 11g Release 2; work with Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud; and efficiently manage disk drives, RAID arrays, and memory. 

Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Professional Guide

By Saurabh Gupta View at
Master PL/SQL concepts with Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Professional Guide. The book starts with an overview of PL/SQL and outlines the characteristics and benefits of the language. It then covers advanced PL/SQL features that include code writing using collections, tuning recommendations using result caching, and enforcing row-level security. The book also dives deep into the use of Oracle SQL Developer, employing best practices in database environments and safeguarding the vulnerable areas in PL/SQL code to avoid code injection. The book can serve as a study guide for the Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Certified Professional certification. Each major certification topic is covered in a separate chapter, with practice questions included at the end of every chapter.

Vinish Kapoor

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