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Rdb A Comprehensive Guide

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ISBN-10: 1555581862

ISBN-13: 9781555581862

Edition: 3rd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Lilian Hobbs, Ken England, Ian Smith

List price: $97.95
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Written by members of the Rdb8 development team, this book offers a guide to the latest version of Oracle's database programme, aimed at both NT and OpenVMS users.
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Book details

List price: $97.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 9/14/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Components
What is Oracle Rdb?
Components of Rdb
Key Areas of Rdb
Documentation
Data Definition
Basic Relational Terms
Creating a Single-File Rdb Database
Creating Multifile Databases
Deleting Database Metadata
The Multischema Database
The Banking Database
Data Manipulation
SQL Data Manipulation Options
SQL
Row Operations
MultiStatement Procedures
Procedures and Functions
Sequence Numbers
Temporary Tables
Rdb SQL Worksheet
What's Next for SQL?
Storage Structures
Why Use Multifile Databases?
Creating Multifile Databases
Creating Storage Areas
Displaying Database Pages
The Database Page Structure
Space Area Management (SPAM) Pages
Snapshot Files
Read-Only Areas
Write Once Read Many (WORM) Areas
Rdb Storage Manager
Table Access
Indexed Access
The Structure of Sorted Indexes
The Structure of Hashed Indexes
The Database Buffer Pool
The Optimizer
Methods of Retrieving Data
Choosing a Strategy
Influencing the Optimizer
Collecting Additional Statistics
Transaction Management
Transactions
Rdb Locking
Table Locking
RMU/Show Locks
Prestarted Transactions
Fast Commit Transaction Processing
Security
Using Open VMS Security
Security Strategy
Rdb Security
Alternative Security Mechanisms
Controlling RMU Commands
Security Auditing
Database Integrity
Data Integrity
Constraints
Using Indexes to Maintain Integrity
Triggers
Database Structure Integrity
Backups and Journaling
Restore
Restore by Area
Recovering a Database Page
Changing Database Parameters on Restore
Run-Unit Journaling
Open VMS Cluster Failover
Distributed Transactions
Hot Standby
Database Restructuring
Changing the Metadata Definitions
Changing the Physical Creation Parameters
RMU/Unload and Load
Export and Import
Why Reorganize?
Tuning and Optimization
Understanding the Physical Design
A Tuning Plan
Tuning Tools
The Need to Tune
Distributing Rdb Databases
Remote Database Access
Rdb Replication Option
Rdb Distributed and Parallel Query Options
Distributed Transaction Management
Interoperability
SQL/Services
SQL*Net
Rdb Transparent Gateways
ODBC Driver
The Internet and Rdb
Architectures
Getting started
Customizing your web application
Database Tools
Oracle Trace
Oracle Expert
Oracle Tools
Application Programming
SQL Precompilers
SQL Module Language
Dynamic SQL
2-Phase Commit Protocols
Rdb/NT Workbench
The Architecture
Getting Started
Using RMU on NT
NT Security
Oracle Enterprise Manager and Rdb
Moving the Database to NT
Other NT Issues
Banking Database Definition
Index