Choosing the right Oracle book for You

Are you struggling to decide which Oracle book is right for you? This page will help you choose.

So what is it that you want from Oracle?

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I want to use Oracle Databases

What do you know?
I am an Oracle database novice, with no knowledge of practice and terminology.

What do you want to do?
I want to design a data warehouse and load data into it.

Then choose this...

Oracle Warehouse Builder 11g R2: Getting Started 2011

What do you know?
I am software developer and data architect/DBA and have just started using Oracle Database.

What do you want to do?
I want to solve performance problems faster and in a rigorous way.

Oracle Database 11gR2 Performance Tuning Cookbook

What do you know?
I am an Oracle database novice, with no knowledge of practice and terminology.

What do you want to do?
I want to pass the Oracle Database SQL Fundamentals I exam and use those skills in daily life as an SQL developer or database administrator.

OCA Oracle Database 11g: SQL Fundamentals I: A Real World Certification Guide ( 1ZO-051 )

What do you know?
I am an Oracle professional and interact with the database through the data and database utilities.

What do you want to do?
I want to get the most out of the database utilities and fine-tune batch processing.

Oracle 10g/11g Data and Database Management Utilities

What do you know?
I am an IDAM or database administrator with no prior administration skills.

What do you want to do?
I want to carry out administration tasks right that begin with installation and configuration.

Oracle Identity and Access Manager 11g for Administrators
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I want to use Oracle Application and Web Development Software

What do you know?
I have basic knowledge of HTML, SQL, and PL/SQL and JavaScript.

What do you want to do?
I want to develop web applications in the Oracle environment with APEX.

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Oracle Application Express 3.2 - The Essentials and More

What do you know?
I am experienced in PHP development.

What do you want to do?
I want to build a PHP/Oracle application.

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PHP Oracle Web Development: Data processing, Security, Caching, XML, Web Services, and Ajax

What do you know?
I have a general grasp of Oracle WebCenter.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn about integrating various services to enhance my Web 2.0 solutions using Oracle WebCenter.

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Web 2.0 Solutions with Oracle WebCenter 11g

What do you know?
I have basic knowledge of Oracle APEX but no prior knowledge of Ext JS.

What do you want to do?
I want to take APEX applications to the next level by taking advantage of Ext JS features.

Then choose this...

Oracle Application Express 4.0 with Ext JS

What do you know?
I am a web developers or a developer experienced with classic 4GL tools like Oracle Forms.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn how to develop modern, user-friendly web applications in an Oracle environment.

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Oracle ADF Enterprise Application Development—Made Simple

What do you know?
I am comfortable with general Java development principles, the JDeveloper IDE, and ADF basics.

What do you want to do?
I want to to go beyond the basics of building ADF applications with Oracle JDeveloper 11gR2 and get hands on with practical recipes.

Then choose this...

Oracle JDeveloper 11gR2 Cookbook
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I want to implement Oracle SOA

What do you know?
I am a SOA newbie/intermediate user.

What do you want to do?
I want to explore Oracle SOA Suite to build a SOA composite application project.

Then choose this...

Getting Started With Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 – A Hands-On Tutorial

What do you know?
I have a basic understanding of the concepts of SOA, as well as SOAP, WSD, XML Schemas, XSLT and XPath.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn how to use and apply Oracle’s SOA Suite to deliver real-world SOA applications.

Then choose this...

Oracle SOA Suite 11g R1 Developer's Guide

What do you know?
I have a good knowledge of mainframes, J2EE, SOA, and Oracle technologies, and a background in programming and database design.

What do you want to do?
I want to modernize the Oracle platform to a process-driven SOA architecture.

Then choose this...

Oracle Modernization Solutions

What do you know?
I have a good grasp of Service Oriented Architecture, but not \of integration principles.

What do you want to do?
I want to extend my knowledge of SOA integration with the help of a wide variety of Packt books, particularly covering Oracle tools and products.

Then choose this...

Do more with SOA Integration: Best of Packt

What do you know?
I have working knowledge of fundamental SOA concepts and Oracle Service Bus.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn how to develop service and message-oriented (integration) solutions on the Oracle Service Bus.

Then choose this...

Oracle Service Bus 11g Development Cookbook
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I want to use BPEL

What do you know?
I have good knowledge of XML and web services, web services development and multi-tier architecture.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn about the syntax of BPEL4WS, and where and how, it is used design, implementation, and integration phases of advanced information systems and e-business solutions.

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Business Process Execution Language for Web Services 2nd Edition

What do you know?
I am a beginner/I only have very basic knowledge of SOA, BPEL, and Web Services.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn how to build Web Services with PHP, combine them into SOAs with WS-BPEL, and then deploy composite WS-BPEL-based solutions to the ActiveBPEL engine.

Then choose this...

SOA and WS-BPEL

What do you know?
I have basic knowledge of XML, web services, and Java EE.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn how to design and develop business processes in BPEL efficiently.

Then choose this...

WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications with Oracle SOA Suite 11g

What do you know?
I have general awareness of SOA as well as BPEL Process Manager and Oracle Service Bus.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn how to automate the management of BPEL Process manager, SOA Suite, and Oracle Service Bus.

Then choose this...

BPEL PM and OSB operational management with Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control
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I want to optimize my interaction with data

What do you know?
I have a general grasp of ECM/ I am familiar with Oracle Stellent UCM.

What do you want to do?
I want to master Oracle UCM to efficiently manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents.

Then choose this...

The Oracle Universal Content Management Handbook

What do you know?
I am an entry level database user/ I am well acquainted with the database.

What do you want to do?
I want to interact more efficiently with my Oracle 11g Database.

Then choose this...

Oracle 10g/11g Data and Database Management Utilities

What do you know?
I have some experience of Oracle Database Management, and a working knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL.

What do you want to do?
I want to have more control and need to scale up to tools that can handle the network in my Oracle 11g Database.

Then choose this...

Mastering Oracle Scheduler in Oracle 11g Databases

What do you know?
I am an Oracle Hyperion Interactive reporting novice/ I am an Oracle Hyperion Interactive reporting advanced user.

What do you want to do?
I want to use the key functionalities of Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting and learn about dashboard design.

Then choose this...

The Business Analyst's Guide to Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting 11

What do you know?
I have working experience with Oracle Database, data integration, consolidation, and migration, as well as some familiarity with integration middleware products and information service buses.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn about the latest on Oracle's information integration platform.

Then choose this...

Oracle Information Integration, Migration, and Consolidation
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I want to learn about Customer Relationship Management

What do you know?
I am familiar with Siebel CRM/ I have no prior knowledge of Siebel CRM.

What do you want to do?
I want to strengthen my installation and system management Siebel CRM.

Then choose this...

Oracle Siebel CRM 8 Installation and Management

What do you know?
I am familiar with Siebel CRM/ I have no prior knowledge of Siebel CRM.

What do you want to do?
I want to develop my Siebel Tools skill set.

Then choose this...

Oracle Siebel CRM 8 Developer's Handbook
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I want to use Oracle for my security needs

What do you know?
I have a basic knowledge of web services.

What do you want to do?
I want to learn to use Oracle WSM to configure web services security.

Then choose this...

Oracle Web Services Manager
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I want to learn about XML docs

What do you know?
I am comfortable in XML and Java environments.

What do you want to do?
I want to create, format, transform, compare, and schema validate XML documents.

Then choose this...

Processing XML documents with Oracle JDeveloper 11g
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I want to perform administration functions using oracle WebLogic server

What do you know?
I am a web server administrator with no knowledge of administering WebLogic server.

What do you want to do?
I want to perform routine and important WebLogic server administration functions, including configuring WebLogic server and deploying Java EE applications.

Then choose this...

Oracle Weblogic Server 11gR1 PS2: Administration Essentials
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