Oracle SOA BPEL Process Manager 11gR1 - A Hands-on Tutorial
BPEL, Business Process Execution Language is the definitive standard in writing and defining actions within business processes. Oracle BPEL Process Manager R1 is Oracle's latest offering, providing you with a complete end-to-end platform for the creation, implementation, and management of your BPEL business processes that are so important to your service-oriented architecture.

Oracle SOA BPEL Process Manager 11gR1 - A Hands-on Tutorial is your guide to BPEL design and development, SOA Suite platform troubleshooting, and engineering in a detailed step-by-step guide working real-world examples and case studies. more »
Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration
Data Guard is the high availability, disaster recovery and data replication solution for Oracle Databases.

With the huge growth of Data Guard it's getting harder to encounter an Oracle DBA not dealing with Data Guard. Since it's a common DBA task to provide high availability of databases, Data Guard is a must-know topic for every Oracle Database Administrator.

Oracle Data Guard 11g R2 Beginner's Administration Guide is a practical guide that provides all the information you will need to configure and maintain Data Guard. This book will show you what Data Guard can really do. more »
Beginning Oracle SQL
Beginning Oracle SQL is your introduction to the interactive query tools and specific dialect of SQL used with Oracle Database. The book is a revision of the classic Mastering Oracle SQL and SQL*Plus by Lex de Haan, and has been updated to cover developments in Oracle's version of the SQL query language. Written in an easygoing and example-based style, Beginning Oracle SQL is the book that will get you started down the path to successfully writing SQL statements and getting results from Oracle database. more »
Professional Oracle 8i Application Programming with Java, PL/SQL and XML
This book is for professional Oracle database programmers who need a comprehensive roadmap of the new programming possibilities with Oracle 8i. On the other hand, if you are already developing with Java and XML this book will show you how to exploit PL/SQL and the enterprise features of Oracle 8i in optimally distributing your n-tier applications. Knowledge of the essentials of PL/SQL programming is required, and familiarity with Java would be useful. What does this book cover? The Oracle 8i platform and architecture, covering Net8 and the Oracle JVM; PL/SQL development using the Web Toolkit, PSP and Designer 6i; Java application development, including a Java primer; Oracle 8i and Java Stored Procedures, EJB, BC4J, JDBC, SQLJ; XML development with an XML primer; Oracle XDK, XSQL, XSLT, Transviewer JavaBeans; Case studies using Designer 6i, interMedia, Portal-to-Go, ASP and SOAP. more »
Oracle Essentials, 5th Edition
Written by Oracle insiders, this indispensable guide distills an enormous amount of information about the Oracle Database into one compact volume. Ideal for novice and experienced DBAs, developers, managers, and users, Oracle Essentials walks you through technologies and features in Oracle's product line, including its architecture, data structures, networking, concurrency, and tuning.

Complete with illustrations and helpful hints, this fifth edition provides a valuable one-stop overview of Oracle Database 12c, including an introduction to Oracle and cloud computing. Oracle Essentials provides the conceptual background you need to understand how Oracle truly works. more »
Oracle PL/SQL Programming, 6th Edition
Considered the best Oracle PL/SQL programming guide by the Oracle community, this definitive guide is precisely what you need to make the most of Oracle's powerful procedural language. The sixth edition describes the features and capabilities of PL/SQL up through Oracle Database 12c Release 1.

Hundreds of thousands of PL/SQL developers have benefited from this book over the last twenty years; this edition continues that tradition. With extensive code examples and a lively sense of humor, this book explains language fundamentals, explores advanced coding techniques, and offers best practices to help you solve real-world problems. more »
Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes
Performance problems are rarely "problems" per se. They are more often "crises" during which you're pressured for results by a manager standing outside your cubicle while your phone rings with queries from the help desk. You won't have the time for a leisurely perusal of the manuals, nor to lean back and read a book on theory. What you need in that situation is a book of solutions, and solutions are precisely what Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes delivers.

Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes is a ready reference for database administrators in need of immediate help with performance issues relating to Oracle Database. The book takes an example-based approach, wherein each chapter covers a specific problem domain. Within each chapter are "recipes," showing by example how to perform common tasks in that chapter's domain. Solutions in the recipes are backed by clear explanations of background and theory from the author team. Whatever the task, if it's performance-related, you'll probably find a recipe and a solution in this book. more »
Java 8 Pocket Guide
When you need quick answers for developing or debugging Java programs, this pocket guide provides a handy reference to standard features of the Java programming language and its platform. You'll find helpful programming examples, tables, figures, and lists, as well as Java 8 features such as Lambda Expressions and the Date and Time API. It's an ideal companion, whether you're in the office, in the lab, or on the road.

This book also provides material to help you prepare for the Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer exam. more »
Oracle Fusion Applications Administration Essentials
Oracle Fusion Applications is a process driven and enduser centric package, which is different from legacy ERP products, which means that the installation and maintenance of Oracle Fusion Applications is fundamentally different from legacy ERP. This book bridges the gap between OFA and legacy ERP and provides an indepth view of administering Oracle Fusion Applications.

Oracle Fusion Applications Administration Essentials provides you with practical guidance on administering Oracle Fusion Applications. It provides detailed architectural information for an application administrator. This book consists of lucid instructions including screenshots to help teach readers about the administration of Oracle Fusion Applications. more »
Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, 2nd Edition
Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, 2nd Edition is your systematic guide to diagnosing and resolving performance problems in database-backed applications involving Oracle's database engine. Christian Antognini brings a decade and a half experience to his topic. His first edition is one of the most well-respected books in its field. This second edition has been rigorously updated to cover the latest developments in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 through Oracle Database 12c.

What do you do when your database application isn't running fast enough? You troubleshoot, of course. Finding the slow part of an application is often the easy part of the battle. It's finding a solution that's difficult. Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, 2nd Edition helps by providing a systematic approach to addressing the underlying causes of poor database application performance. more »