Session ID: 417


What you wanted to know about the Alert Log all the time. A contribution about formats, contents, versions and differences. We will learn about different tools and also, what we can't see from this famous log file.

The lecture also includes a quick overview about the components of an Oracle Database System. This allows the listener to classify the origin, relevance and impact of Alert Log messages.

A quick introduction from practice - not only for beginners, but for anybody who wondered some day...



Objective 1: See why we need a central logging facility and what it is about.

Objective 2: Understand what the Alert Log can do for you, and what not.

Objective 3: Learn, how to use the information and place them in the picture.

Audience: Introductory