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Oracle Streams Training Class

2007-2016 by Burleson Corporation


This course is taught at your Company site with up to 20 students. 

Click here for on-site course prices

Optional supplemental mentoring


Key Features

*Learn expert secrets for high speed data replication

* Understand the successful installation and configuration techniques

* Use Oracle Streams to create a reliable failover database

* Achieve global data sharing and seamless data replication

* Learn the tricks to easily manage subscribed destinations

* Get working scripts to improve streams management

* Learn to customize data apply functions

* Understand tricks for rule-based propagation and data transformations


Course Description

Unlike some mediocre Oracle Streams training, this course examines all Oracle Streams features with an eye on those features that are the most important to you.

This Oracle Streams training is special because this course is taught by a veteran Oracle Certified DBA with more than 20 years of full-time experience.  This Oracle Streams class can also be customized according to your specific needs.

Book Required

Oracle Streams
High Speed Replication and Data Sharing

Madhu Tumma

ISBN 0-9745993-5-2



This course is designed for practicing Oracle professionals who have basic experience with Oracle. Prior experience with Oracle is not required, but experience using Oracle database is highly desirable.


Curriculum Design

This course was designed by Donald K. Burleson, an acknowledged leader in Oracle database administration.  Author or more than 30 database books, Burleson was chosen by Oracle Press to write five authorized editions, including Oracle High-Performance SQL tuning.  Burleson Corporation instructors offer decades of real world DBA experience in Oracle features, and they will share their Oracle secrets in this intense Oracle Networking training.  Burleson also served as the Editor for the premier book Oracle10g New Features for the DBA by Rampant TechPress.

Oracle Streams Training
3-Day Syllabus

Copyright 2007-2016 by Donald K. Burleson




Data Sharing
• Growing Need
• Global Operations
• Heterogeneous Systems

Data Synchronization
• Data Movement
• Data Transformation
• Data Migration
• Data Replication

What is Oracle Streams?

Why Oracle Streams?

Where to use Streams Mechanism
• Replication
• AQ – Advanced Queuing
• Event Management
• Data Loading
• Summarization of Data
• High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Streams Historical Growth
• Advanced Replication
• Advanced Queuing

Related Oracle Technologies
• Log Miner
• Standby – Data Guard

Peer Products
• Sybase Replication
• Quest Shareplex
• GoldenGate
• Data Mirror

Streams Components and Processes

Producer and Consumer

LCR Object details

• Row LCR
• Additional Attributes

Hot Mining and Cold Mining

Log based Changes

Capture Process

Propagation of Changes

Apply Process

Queuing and Dequeuing

Rules and Rules Engine
• Application of Rules
• Transformation
• Contexts

Streams Tags

Directed Network

DownStreams Capture

Change Data Capture


Supplemental Logging

Sys.Anydata Object

DML Handlers

Streams Replication

• Database Changes
• User Application Message

Destination Database

Data Types for Replication

• Rule Set
• Capture Rules
• Propagation Rules
• Apply Rules
• Contexts
• Transformations

• Capture process for Instantiation
• Oracle Data Pump for Instantiation
• Export and Import for Instantiation

The Role of Streams Tags
• How to create
• Utility of Tags
• Tags for Apply Process



Capture and Propagation Configuration

Capture Mechanism

• Data Types
• DML Changes and Considerations (I, U, U, D and M)
• Types of DDL(s)
• NoLogging and Unrecoverable
• Supplemental Logging
• Instantiation
• Local v/s DownStream
• The Role of SCN
• In Restricted Session

Capture Process

• Components
• Capture States
• Multiple Processes
• Rule Evaluation
• Parallelism

Propagation and Staging
• Schedules
• Configuration
• Monitoring

Application of Rules

• Rule Set
• Capture Rules
• Propagation Rules

Apply Configuration

Apply Process

• DML Handlers

Application of Rules

• Rule Set
• Apply Rules
• Contexts
• Transformations



Troubleshooting and Monitoring

Conflict Detection

Conflict Resolution

Monitoring Streams Data Flow

Helpful Scenarios


Heterogeneous Data Replication

Heterogeneous Data Sharing

Oracle to Non-Oracle
• Capture process
• Instantiation
• Data Types
• Apply process
• Heterogeneous Services
• Database link

Non-Oracle to Oracle

User Application

Event Management - Messaging

Event Propagation

Advanced Queuing

Data Loading – Data Warehousing

Data Loading

CDC – Change Data Capture

Downstream Capture

Log Transportation Services


XI RAC and Streams

Multiple Instances

Multiple Buffers

Using OEM

Oracle Enterprise Manager

Grid Control

1 Monitoring advanced queuing
2 Monitoring AQ propagation

3 Monitoring Streams apply handlers
Streams troubleshooting
1 OS issues - Finding a full directory, zombie or runaway process
2 Troubleshooting the apply handler determine root cause of hang
3 Advanced Troubleshooting AQ scripts, network troubleshooting (ping)


This is a BC Oracle training course (c) 2007-2016



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