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Oracle Database
  12c Release 1 (12.1)

DBA Essentials

Manage all aspects of your Oracle databases with the Enterprise Manager GUI.

2 Day + Security Guide HTML PDF
2 Day + Performance Tuning Guide HTML PDF
2 Day + Real Application Clusters Guide HTML PDF

New to Oracle Database 12c

Information you need for the latest release.

New Features Guide HTML PDF

Supporting Documentation

Supporting documentation treats advanced topics. In general, the 2 Day + books refer you to these topics when needed.

Concepts HTML PDF
Administrator's Guide HTML PDF
Reference HTML PDF
SQL Language Reference HTML PDF
Performance Tuning Guide HTML PDF
SQL Tuning Guide HTML PDF
Error Messages HTML

Upgrade Information

If you are familiar with earlier Oracle releases and are moving to Oracle Database 12c, these books describe the new features, and explain how to upgrade your database.

Upgrade Guide HTML PDF
New Features Guide HTML PDF

Additional Upgrade Information

If you are upgrading to Oracle Database 12c and your database uses Oracle ASM and Grid Infrastructure, the following topics provide additional information about how to upgrade these components.

How to Upgrade Oracle Grid Infrastructure HTML PDF
Upgrading and Patching Oracle ASM HTML PDF

License Information

This book explains how certain Oracle Database features are licensed.

Licensing Information HTML PDF

Developer Essentials

Build applications around Oracle databases using the languages and platforms of your choice.

2 Day Developer's Guide HTML PDF
2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide HTML PDF
2 Day + Java Developer's Guide HTML PDF
2 Day + PHP Developer's Guide HTML PDF


Each page in the library lists the essential books in a specific topic area first. The 2 Day and 2 Day + guides cover the most essential tasks and concepts in a specific topic area. The remainder of the page lists books that contain more detailed or advanced information.

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