The Unix for Oracle DBAs Pocket Reference is a quick reference describing the Unix commands most often used by Oracle database administrators. It's the result of my 20 years of accumulating Unix tips and techniques. For each of the commands included in this book, I've provided the basic syntax and a short, illustrative example. This guide also contains many short Unix scripts that should save you dozens of hours of manual effort.
I've organized the commands and examples in this book into the following major topic areas:
Gives you a little bit of the history of Unix and tells you some things that you need to know regarding case sensitivity, safety, and shells.
Describes the process of creating complex Unix commands for Oracle.
Describes the commands that make Unix easier for DBAs.
Describes the basic Unix commands you use to display and manage server processes.
Shows you how to display relevant server values in Unix.
Shows the main commands used to display information about memory segments, swap space, and semaphores used by an Oracle database. Also covers commands used to monitor CPU utilization.
Shows you how to monitor semaphore usage by your Oracle server and how to remove semaphore sets for an instance that has crashed.
Shows you how to view operating-system log ...