Common Oracle DBA Tasks

Common Oracle DBA Tasks

As an Oracle DBA, you can expect to be involved in the following tasks:

  • Installing Oracle software

  • Creating an Oracle database

  • Upgrading the database and software to new releases

  • Starting up and shutting down the database

  • Managing the storage structures of the database

  • Managing users and security

  • Managing schema objects, such as tables, indexes, and views

  • Making database backups and performing database recovery, when necessary

  • Proactively monitoring the condition of the database and taking preventive or corrective actions, as required

  • Monitoring and tuning database performance


3 responses to this post.

  1. Hi,

    Sometime common task becomes special and important task in DBA career.

    Thanks and regards,


  2. Nice sharing and thanks for same. It is useful to every entry level DBAs.


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