Shell Scripting for Oracle DBA

person icon Pavan Y

Shell Scripting for Oracle DBA

Shell Scripting

updated on icon Updated on Dec, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Pavan Y

architecture icon IT & Software,Operating Systems & Servers,Shell Scripting,Oracle Database

Lectures -7

Duration -1.5 hours


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Course Description

We have designed a shell scripting course especially for Beginners who are willing to learn and for  Oracle DBA. There is lot of scope to automate many of the daily activities in the Oracle DBA field.

Shell scripting is the language to automate the jobs.

What you will learn here

  • Automate Oracle DBA task

  • Shell Scripting Fundamentals

  • The course is good for freshers as well as senior recourses

  • The course will get updated in the future too

If you want to tap your brain's potential and think more creatively on doing a human task into a machine-managed task, then this course can help you in many ways.

You may not be a perfect coder or programmer, but that does not matter. Automating tasks can be done by anyone provided, they should be curious to learn and explore a lot.

Since the native ground for most Oracle systems is UNIX or Linux, learning this skill add's additional value to the DBA's and isolate from the masses.

In today's market, DBAs should be good at at least one scripting skill which can be shell.

In this course, we will teach you the basics of shell scripting. script to automate few of the oracle dba related daily activities like rman backup,restore , etc.

By the end of this course, you will be able to create your own shell scripts and can automate the jobs.


What will you learn in this course:

  • Basics of Shell Scripting

  • Learners get confidence to use shell scripting skills in real time scenarios.

  • Learners can be able to get hands on experience on shell scripting

  • Learners can get an understanding of shell script in DBA perspective.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • A good Laptop or Desktop to practice the scripting and basic knowledge on Linux OS.

Shell Scripting for Oracle DBA


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

7 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 25:39 25:39
  • play icon File Permissions & Access Methods 18:51 18:51
  • play icon Shell Scripting Introduction 25:38 25:38
  • play icon Variables in Shell Scripting 08:42 08:42
  • play icon I/O Redirection of shell script output. 10:09 10:09
  • play icon Conditional Statements 06:57 06:57
  • play icon Sample shell script for Database Backup. 04:08 04:08

Instructor Details

Pavan Y

Pavan Y

Pavan Y  has 10 years of experience in IT industry , with focus on oracle database administration. Pavan's expertise in Oracle Core Database, Advance DBA, data guard, RAC, Oracle Cloud, Migrate databases from on-premise to cloud, RMAN , Data pump . He has worked with multiple domains  like health care, Banking, shipping , Financing.  He has expertise in automating database tasks using Linux shell scripting .His hobbies are watching movies and Internet Surfing on new technologies.

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