Thursday, February 5, 2009

oracle8i for dummies

In Oracle8i For Dummies, Second Edition, author Carol McCullough takes the complexity out of the features available in Oracle8i Release 2 and Enterprise Manager version 2.1.4 and makes them easy to understand. She'll uncover all you need to know about features like built-in support for XML and Enterprise Java Beans, new security options for Internet applications, and new performance and tuning tools included with Enterprise Manager. With her easy-to-follow examples, you'll quickly become familiar with the database and tools and be ready to put them to work.



Part I: Road Map.

Chapter 1: A Quick Tour of Oracle8i.

Chapter 2: Data Whaaaat? A Database Primer.

Chapter 3: SQL Nuts and Bolts.

Chapter 4: Object SQL: The New Stuff.

Chapter 5: Using the Enterprise Manager DBA Tools.

Part II: Getting Started.

Chapter 6: The Relational Model and You.

Chapter 7: Diagramming Your World.

Chapter 8: Getting Familiar with Oracle8i Data-Dictionary Views.

Chapter 9: Oracle's User.

Part III: Putting Oracle8i to Work.

Chapter 10: Defining Tables, Tablespaces, and Columns.

Chapter 11: Creating Object Types, Objects, and References.

Chapter 12: Security Options: Roles and Grants.

Chapter 13: Views and Synonyms: Do You See What I See?

Chapter 14: Oracle Portal: The Best New Tool for the Internet.

Chapter 15: Java and the Internet Database.

Chapter 16: XML and Enterprise Java Beans.

Chapter 17: The Five Ws of Safeguarding Your Data.

Part IV: Tuning Up and Turbocharging.

Chapter 18: What's Slowing Down Your Query?

Chapter 19: Speeding Up Queries with Keys and Indexes.

Chapter 20: Correcting Flaws.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Tips for Good Design.

Chapter 22: Ten Handy Oracle8i Internet Features.

Part VI: Appendix.

Appendix: Glossary.


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