9.0 Oracle

Before choosing to use Oracle as your data store you should ensure that you have the required skills in-house or readily available (contractor, consultant, or partner) to manage and maintain the Oracle Database Server, based on the best practices that Oracle outlines for database management. Individuals who are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Oracle infrastructure must be involved in the ZENworks deployment project from the beginning.

However, the ZENworks administrator should also become familiar with some of the administrative concepts and performance tuning concepts related to Oracle database management.

For more information on Oracle Performance tuning, see the following link:


Best practice information suggested by Oracle regarding backup and recovery can be found at the following location:


Onsite Oracle database administrators should be familiar with these concepts and procedures. The administrators simply need to know what additional information they need to backup as a result of the implementation of ZENworks.