Oracle Database 12c Release 2 New Features

  • 3h 54m
  • Bob Bryla, Robert G. Freeman
  • Oracle Press
  • 2017

Leverage the New and Improved Features of Oracle Database 12c

Written by Oracle experts Bob Bryla and Robert G. Freeman, this Oracle Press guide describes the myriad new and enhanced capabilities available in the latest Oracle Database release. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to know to get up and running quickly on Oracle Database 12c Release 2. Supported by contributions from Oracle expert Eric Yen, Oracle Database 12c Release 2 New Features offers detailed coverage of:

  • Installing Oracle Database 12c and Grid Infrastructure
  • Architectural changes, such as Oracle Multitenant
  • The most current information on upgrading and migrating to Oracle Database 12c
  • The pre-upgrade information tool and parallel processing for database upgrades
  • Oracle Real Application Clusters new features, such as Oracle Flex Cluster, Oracle Flex Automatic Storage Management, and Oracle Automatic Storage Management Cluster File System
  • Enhanced and new online operations: tables, indexes, and PDBs
  • Oracle RMAN enhancements, including cross-platform backup and recovery
  • Oracle Data Guard improvements, such as Fast Sync, and Oracle Active Data Guard new features, such as Far Sync
  • SQL, PL/SQL, DML, and DDL new features
  • Improvements to partitioning manageability, performance, and availability
  • Advanced business intelligence and data warehousing capabilities
  • Security enhancements, including privileges analysis, data redaction, and new administrative-level privileges
  • Manageability, performance, and optimization improvements

About the Authors

Robert G. Freeman (Waukee, IA) is an experienced author, Oracle Certified Professional, and Oracle ACE. He has authored a number of successful Oracle Press titles and has been working with Oracle databases for more than 20 years.

Bob Bryla is an Oracle 9i, 10g, 11g, and 12c Certified Professional with more than 20 years of experience in database design, database application development, training, and Oracle database administration. He is the primary Oracle DBA and database scientist at Epic in Verona, Wisconsin. Bob has served as a technical editor for a number of Oracle Press books, including several certification study guides for Oracle Database 10g, 11g, and 12c. You can also find him on teaching Oracle Database fundamentals in bite-sized videos. Bob has also been known to watch science fiction movies, tinker with Android devices, and refinish antique furniture in his spare time.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Getting Started with Oracle Database 12c Release 2
  • Installing or Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c Release 2
  • Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Multitenant New Features
  • Application Containers and Hints Thereof
  • Administrative, High Availability, and Security New Features
  • RMAN New Features
  • Performance-Related New Features
  • Compression and Archiving
  • Big Data, Business Intelligence, and Data Warehousing New Features
  • Utilities and Scheduler New Features
  • New Features for Developers, Report Writers, and Power Users
  • Integrating with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 2