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Thomas Kyte has a simple philosophy: You can treat Oracle as a black box and shove data inside of it, or you can learn how Oracle works and exploit it as a powerful computing environment. If you choose the latter, you will see there are few information management problems you cannot solve quickly and elegantly.

Kyte has selected the most important features and techniques to discuss in Expert One-on-One Oracle, which he teaches in a proof-by-example manner. He discusses available features, implementing software using these features, and avoiding potential pitfalls.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590592434
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 8/14/2003
  • Edition description: 1st ed. 2nd printing
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1328
  • Product dimensions: 7.24 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 2.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Kyte is vice president of the Core Technologies Group at Oracle Corporation and has been with the company since version 7.0.9 was released in 1993. Kyte, however, has been working with Oracle since version 5.1.5c. At Oracle, Kyte works with the Oracle database, and more specifically, he helps clients who are using the Oracle database and works directly with them specifying and building their systems or rebuilding and tuning them. Prior to working at Oracle, Kyte was a systems integrator who built large-scale, heterogeneous databases and applications for military and government clients.

Tom Kyte is the same "Ask Tom" whose column appears in Oracle Magazine, where he answers questions about the Oracle database and tools that developers and database administrators struggle with every day.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Setting Up 11
Ch. 1 Developing Successful Oracle Applications 19
Ch. 2 Architecture 53
Ch. 3 Locking and Concurrency 101
Ch. 4 Transactions 135
Ch. 5 Redo and Rollback 157
Ch. 6 Database Tables 197
Ch. 7 Indexes 269
Ch. 8 Import and Export 317
Ch. 9 Data Loading 367
Ch. 10 Tuning Strategies and Tools 429
Ch. 11 Optimizer Plan Stability 505
Ch. 12 Analytic Functions 545
Ch. 13 Materialized Views 593
Ch. 14 Partitioning 627
Ch. 15 Autonomous Transactions 659
Ch. 16 Dynamic SQL 699
Ch. 17 interMedia 739
Ch. 18 C-Based External Procedures 771
Ch. 19 Java Stored Procedures 843
Ch. 20 Using Object Relational Features 867
Ch. 21 Fine Grained Access Control 913
Ch. 22 n-Tier Authentication 963
Ch. 23 Invoker and Definer Rights 981
App. A Necessary Supplied Packages 1027
UTL RAW 1229
UTL SMTP and Sending Mail 1231
UTL TCP 1244
Index 1265
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2001

    The Only Oracle Book You Will Need

    This book is one of the few places where you will find out 'how' to use the various features when developing using the Oracle database. Anyone who deals with the database needs to have read this book. It saved me days of work after reading the partitioning chapter. Tom Kyte imparts a lot of information in this big book: the best ways to use each feature, and the common errors that people make, and so on. It is a big book but if you want to make your job easier than it is definately worth reading this before your next project.

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