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Oracle in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell)by Rick Greenwald
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Introduced a quarter-century ago, the Oracle database remains the leading enterprise relational database management system (RDBMS) in the world. Oracle is a complex system, offering a myriad of products, languages, and tools. Frequent updates, releases, and editions complicate the ability of Oracle users to keep up with the huge amounts of frequently changing information about the database and its capabilities.
The goal of Oracle in a Nutshell is to pull together the most essential information on Oracle architecture, syntax, and user interfaces. The content and format of this book, an admirable addition to O'Reilly's respected In-a-Nutshell line, combine to boil down vital Oracle commands, language constructs, parameters, and file formats in a succinct and highly accessible desktop reference.
Oracle in a Nutshell covers the information that database administrators PL/SQL and Java developers, and system, network, and security administrators need as they manage Oracle databases and write code for these databases. It includes:
The goal of this book is to bring order to the chaos of Oracle information - to pull together the most essential information on Oracle architecture, syntax, and user interfaces. It covers Oracle commands, language constructs, parameters, and file formats in a desktop reference.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 853-855) and index.
About the Author
Robert Stackowiak is Vice President of Business Intelligence in Oracle's Technology Business Unit. He has worked for over 20 years in business intelligence, data warehousing, and IT-related roles at Oracle, IBM, Harris Corporation, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. His papers regarding business intelligence and computer and software technology have appeared in publications such as "President and CEO Magazine," "Database Trends and Applications," and The Data Warehousing Institute's publications. He also co-authored the books "Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 10g" (currently in 3rd Edition, February 2004, O'Reilly), "Oracle Application Server 10g Essentials" (1st Edition, August 2004, O'Reilly), and "Professional Oracle Programming" (1st Edition, June 2005, WROX).
Joseph Rayman leads the Oracle Consulting Business Intelligence Practice in North America with over 20 years of business experience in a vast array of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, healthcare, and federal government. His technical and business leadership spans enterprise architecture design, enterprise data modeling, VLDB system tuning, data warehouse design, data mining, and quality assurance activities for data warehouse practices. Joe is a key contributor in defining and authoring Oracle Consulting's Data Warehousing Methodology. Prior to joining Oracle, Joe designed and deployed business intelligence and statistical analysis solutions for a large food manufacturer and provided real-time trading and analysis solutions for a major international financial organization.
Rick Greenwald has worked in the IT field for over 20 years for major vendors, includingOracle, Gupta Technologies, Cognos, and Data General. He has coauthored more than a dozen books, including "Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 10g" (currently in 3rd Edition, February 2004, O'Reilly), "Oracle Application Server 10g Essentials" (1st Edition, August 2004, O'Reilly), and "Professional Oracle Programming" (1st Edition, June 2005, WROX). Mr. Greenwald currently works for Ingres Corporation.
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