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Pro Oracle Database 11g Administration by Darl Kuhn

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Configuring an Efficient Environment

After you install the Oracle binaries and create a database, you should configure your environment to enable you to operate efficiently. Regardless of the functionality of graphical database administration tools, DBAs still need to perform many tasks from the operating system command line and manually execute SQL statements. A database administrator who takes advantage of the operating system and SQL has a clear advantage over a DBA who doesn't.

In any database environment (Oracle, MySQL, and so on), an effective DBA uses advanced operating system features to enable quick directory navigation, ...

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