Oracle 11g New Features Part 1


Course Description


This Oracle online training course gives you the opportunity to explore and complete hands-on exercises with the new change management features and other key enhancements in Oracle Database 11g RLSE 2. You will learn how to install the Enterprise edition, the upgrade to 11g, database replay, the SQL performance analyzer post upgrade, and take an in depth look at the new features.


Once you have completed Oracle 11g New Features Part 1 the next course in this series is Oracle 11g New Features Part 2. The Oracle 11g New Features Part 2 course will enhance your Oracle knowledge by discussing how to implement manageability features to simplify database management, using the database advisors to proactively monitor the database, look at the improvements to RMAN, Data Pump, and Flashback features to increase data availability, master database changes through change management features, and how to use the new features of SQL and PL/SQL. Click here to learn more about Oracle 11g New Features Part 2.


In This Course You Will Learn How To:

  • Simplify database management by implementing manageability features
  • Provide proactive database monitoring by utilizing database advisors
  • Use improved RMAN, Data Pump, and Flashback features to increase data availability
  • Master database changes by using change management features
  • Use the new features of SQL and PL/SQL






You need to have equivalent experience or have taken the following courses:

  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration I Part 1
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration I Part 2
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration II Part 1
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration II Part 2




Module 00: Oracle 11g New Features Part 1 Online Training - Course Introduction


Module 01: Installation of Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition

  • Pre-Installation Tasks
  • Using the Oracle Universal Installer
  • Post-Installation Tasks


Module 02: Upgrading to 11g

  • The Pre-Upgrade Information Tool
  • Starting the dbua
  • Benefits of Using dbua
  • Manually Upgrading
  • Downgrading
  • Testing Levels
  • Post-Upgrade Tasks
  • Patching
  • Migrating to a Different Operating System




Module 03: Database Replay: Setup and Capture

  • Real Application Testing Overview
  • Database Replay Setup
  • Using dbms_workload_capture Package
  • Capturing the Workload




Module 04: Database Replay: Prepare, Replay and Evaluate

  • Making Change to be Evaluated
  • Using the dbms_workload_replay Package
  • Preparing the Capture
  • Starting the Replay Client
  • Producing Reports
  • Viewing Information in the Data Dictionary
  • Using Enterprise Manager (dbcontrol) with Database Replay




Module 05: Lab - Database Replay


Module 06: The SQL Performance Analyzer: Capture and Pre-Change Workload

  • Capturing the Production System SQL Workload
  • Creating a SQL Performance Analyzer Task
  • Creating and Using a SQL Tuning Set
  • Analyzing the Pre-Change SQL Workload




Module 07: The SQL Performance Analyzer: Post-Upgrade

  • Analyzing the Post-Upgrade SQL Workload
  • Comparing the SQL Performance
  • Generating the SQL Performance Analyzer Report
  • Using Enterprise Manager (dbcontrol) with Spa




Module 08: Lab - SQL Performance Analyzer


Module 09: PL/SQL New Features Part 1

  • simple_integer datatype
  • Continue Statement
  • Sequences in PL/SQL Expressions
  • Dynamic SQL Enhancements
  • Named and Mixed Notation in PL/SQL Subprogram Calls
  • Automatic Subprogram Inlining
  • PL/SQL Native Compiler Enhancements
  • New PL/SQL Compiler Warning
  • PLS-00436 Restriction in for all Statements Removed




Module 10: Lab - PL/SQL Enhancements


Module 11: PL/SQL New Features Part 2

  • Trigger Enhancements
  • Execution Order of Triggers- Using Follows Clause
  • Compound Triggers
  • Triggers Created in the Disabled State




Module 12: Lab - Trigger Enhancements Lab


Module 13: PL/SQL Function Result Cache

  • Using relies_on
  • Maintaining the Result Cache
  • dbms_result_cache Package



Module 14: Lab - PL/SQL Function Result Cache


Module 15: SQL New Features

  • SQL*PLUS Error Logging
  • Default Settings in the SQL*PLUS Executable
  • Enhancements to Regular Expression Built-in SQL Functions
  • Pivot and Unpivot
  • Manually Loading a SQL Plan Baseline
  • Evolving SQL Plan Baselines
  • Evolving Plans with the SQL Tuning Advisor
  • Managing the SQL Management Base
  • Using Enterprise Manager to Manage SQL Plan Baselines




Module 16: Lab - SQL and SQL Plan Baselining


Module 17: Oracle 11g New Features Part 1 Online Training - Course Summary