Part of the Osborne Oracle Press Series, "Oracle Database 10g new features," written by Robert Freeman, offers an invaluable overview of all the cutting-edge features of Oracle's latest database release, Oracle Database 10g. Includes expert commentary throughout from world-renowned Oracle guru Jonathan Lewis. This is an ideal resource for decision-makers and IT staff preparing for upgrades or migration.
Chapter 1, "Getting started," is the place to start in your effort to learn all about Oracle Database 10g. This chapter will first look at the "grid" and explain what it's all about. Then it moves on to explain how to upgrade to Oracle Database 10g. Specific topics covered include the "grid," upgrading to 10g, the SYSAUX tablespace and Automatic Storage Management (ASM).