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Beginning Oracle Database 12c Administration: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition by Ignatius Fernandez

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CHAPTER 1

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Relational Database Management Systems

Those who are in love with practice without knowledge are like the sailor who gets into a ship without rudder or compass and who never can be certain [where] he is going. Practice must always be founded on sound theory.

The Discourse on Painting by Leonardo da Vinci

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