'Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs' is an example - based book on managing Oracle Database in a Linux environment. Covering commonly used distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux, the book is written for database administrators who need to get work done and lack the luxury of curling up fireside with a stack of Linux documentation. The book is task - oriented - Look up the task to perform. See the solution. Read up on the details. Get the job done.