Andrea Held - Andrea Held

Andrea Held (* 1968 in Frankfurt am Main ) is a German textbook author and editor of the Informatik Aktuell magazine .


Held studied mathematics, biology and German at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. She later taught database management systems and " Highly available and robust systems" at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences . [1] Since 1999 she has published articles in specialist journals, and since 2004 books with a focus on high-availability database systems.

Her publications appeared at Verlag Addison-Wesley and Carl Hanser Verlag , as well as in specialist journals such as iX - Magazin für professional Informationstechnik , Admin-Magazin and in magazines of Software & Support Media . She is involved in the field of digital education and STEM [2] and is a member of the AdBoards of Developer Week. [3]

She is the editor of the specialist magazine Informatik Aktuell , [4] spokeswoman at specialist conferences and the initiator of the Frankfurt Database Days [5] [6] as well as the conference leader of the IT days that take place in the congress center of Messe Frankfurt am Main .

Held now lives with her family in Frankfurt am Main. [7]


  • 2004: Oracle 10g high availability. The fail-safe database with RAC, Data Guard and Flashback. Edition Oracle, Addison-Wesley
  • 2007: Das Oracle Premium-Codebook. Addison-Wesley
  • 2008: Oracle 11g. New features for administrators and developers. Hanser publishing house
  • 2011: The Oracle DBA: Manual for the administration of the Oracle Database 11g R2. Hanser publishing house
  • 2014: Oracle 12c New Features. Verlag Carl Hanser
  • 2014: Oracle Advanced: High availability, grid and cloud computing with Oracle 12c. Carl Hanser publishing house
  • 2016: The Oracle DBA: Manual for the administration of the Oracle Database 12c Hanser-Verlag


Individual evidence

  1. Vita. Retrieved January 25, 2014 .
  2. Person page . Retrieved November 30, 2019 .
  3. Developer Week: AdBoard. Retrieved February 12, 2020 .
  4. Information technology updates. Retrieved January 25, 2014 .
  5. Press release: Frankfurt Database Days. Retrieved April 17, 2017 .
  6. ^ Project work: Frankfurt Database Days. Retrieved April 17, 2017 .
  7. Person page . Retrieved March 27, 2019 .