Reading materials for Oracle and Solaris command education
I am just starting Oracle on Solaris (2.x). I was trained on MS
operating system for both 8i and 9i. I would appreciate if you could
recommend a list of reading materials that will get me up to speed with
Oracle and Sun Solaris commands.
Since you are asking about Oracle and Solaris, I'm not exactly sure if
you're a DBA or Unix admin. However, I'll give you some Web pages and books to
Here's a nice tutorial for installing Oracle on Solaris.
Here's another one.
This list is from Oracle and includes various documents on Solaris installation and administration.
Try the UGU (Unix Guru Universe) portal. There is a wealth of information on Solaris and other versions of Unix.
Here is a quick guide to help you with commands.
As far as books are concerned, if you're a DBA, this guide from O'Reilly might be right up your alley: Unix for Oracle DBAs
This one from Oracle press has a lot more detail: Unix Administration Handbook
If you're not embarrassed to see one of those dummy books, and you
shouldn't be, here's a Solaris for Dummies book
When you get more advanced. Here's an excellent book on performance tuning that has helped me out of many a jam.
This was first published in May 2005