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ToolKit for Oracle Database

OraToolKit is a collection of tools to ease and optimize Oracle setups throughout the whole lifecycle. With its all-purpose usage it can also be called "The Swiss Army Knife for Oracle". Released as open source software it provides to companies using Oracle database technology many benefits. Those can be seen from financial, efficiency as well as from usability point of view. Goal of this open source project is to help reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) when running Oracle on Unix based systems. Supported are currently Linux and Solaris. In Q3/Q4 there there will be a new OTK release which will support IBM AIX as well as HP-UX. Future releases of an OTK light running on Microsoft Windows operating systems may not be excluded.

Benefits for companies
no license costs required for using OTK
occasional free support
increased productivity of employees
low training costs due to free online tutorials and how-tos
ability to prevent outages due to human errors
reduced DBA dependency
satisfied employees

Benefits for employees
ready to be downloaded and installed
hundreds of quick installation guides available, therefore no big training required
flexible configuration, contains only a few constraints
no need to reinvent the wheel for standard tasks
installManager with swReqCheck, osSetup, swInst, cssdConfig, asmSetup, envSetup and dbSetup actions to install Oracle within 60 minutes
cloneManager for mass deployments over the network
backupManager for rman backups
partitionManager for housekeeping tasks incl. faked partitioning
dataPumpManager for easy export, import and sync tasks
appctl to manage Oracle services from command line
sql*plus enhancement with auto-complete and history functionality


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