– The computer where “client” software is installed. Client software might includeSQL*Plus, Oracle Forms and Reports Developer, Oracle Designer, JDeveloper, Procedure Builder and anHTML browser. In a 3-Tier or N-Tier architecture this would be the Client Tier. In the trainingenvironment, this is sometimes known as the student machine.
- Collection of data that is treated as a unit. The purpose of a database is to store and retrieverelated information. The database consists of operating system files: data files, control files and redo logfiles.
- Every time a database is started, a system global area (SGA) is allocated and Oracle background processes are started. The system global area is an area of memory used for databaseinformation shared by the database users. The combination of the background processes and memory buffers is called an Oracle instance.
- Computer where database is created. In a 3-Tier or N-Tier architecture this would bethe Database Tier.
– files created by the Oracle Export utility. These DMP files are then used by the OracleImport utility to import a database, a specific database users objects or a specific set of tables.
Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
- a Graphical User Interface tool used to manage Oracle databases.
Oracle Migration Workbench (OMWB)
- software used to migrate non-Oracle databases, such asSybase, into Oracle databases
operating system variable that specifies the BASE of the Oracle directorystructure for OFA-compliant databases.
- operating system variable that points to the directory where oracle has beeninstalled
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