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Oracle 12c upgrade


In this course, new features added to the Oracle 12c database are discussed. Participants will learn how these features increase security, manageability, and performance. An important section of the course discusses the architectural changes as a result of the introduction of container and pluggable databases (ie. the Multitenant architecture).

Main topics

The following Oracle 12c features are discussed:

  • Oracle 12c - installation and configuration

Install/Upgrading to 12c: Migration process: alternatives and technologies, Migration assistant unicode, Enterprise Manager Express

  • Pluggable databases / container databases
  • Architectural overview, CDBS and PDBs, ...
  • Creating, deleting and modifying databases - Management, administration, backup and recovery
  • Managing tablespace files, online data move, ...
  • Schema and Schema related changes:
  • Introduction
  • Partitioning: changed reference partitioning, partial indexes, partition based online operations, index maintenance
  • Index/Table changes: Online DDL, invisible columns, multiple index support on one column
  • Sequences, Identity columns, cascading truncate, ...
  • Security:
  • Data Redaction, auditing, Access Control List (ACL)
  • Privilege Analysis
  • SQL tuning enhancements:
  • Adaptive SQL plan management, adaptive execution plans
  • SQL plan directives
  • Histogram enhancements
  • Automatic dynamic sampling
  • Utilities:
  • Datapump, external tables
  • SQL*loader
  • Recovery Manager: Active Duplicate, cross platform backup/restore, networkenabled restore, table recovery
  • Miscellaneous
  • SQL and PL/SQL new features: eg. invoker privilege changes, granting roles to procedures, ...
  • Performance monitoring, real-time ADDM, real-time database operations
  • In-database archiving, Automatic Data Optimization (ADO)
  • Temporal validity

Intended for

This course is designed for systems and database administrators, application developers and designers, and all other Oracle users needing an introduction to the new release and what it offers.


A working (technical) knowledge of the Oracle database environment.

Training method

Classroom instruction with labs.

Course leader

Kris Van Thillo.


2 days.


You can enrol by clicking on a date
datedur.lang.  location  price
18 Sep2?Leuven  (BE)1000 EUR  (excl. VAT) 
09 Nov2NWoerden  (NL)1000 EUR  (exempt from VAT) 


iets te snel (, )
Cours intéressant. Peut-être on a passé un peu trop de temps le 1er jour sur des matières "système" (, )
zou iets meer praktijk, maar gezien de tijd en lesstof niet mogelijk (, )
prima cursus, goede uitleg en aanvullende informatie (, )
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Très bon cours, mais un peu court pour examiner tous les aspects des new features d'Oracle 12c (, )
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zeer zinvolle aanvulling op huidige kennis (, )
zeer nuttig en leerzaam (, )
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