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Beginning Oracle SQL: for Oracle Database 12c, Third Edition by Melanie Caffrey, Inger Jørgensen, Tim Gorman, Lex De Haan

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CHAPTER 12

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Object-Relational Features

As promised in the introduction of this book, this final chapter discusses some object-relational features of the Oracle DBMS. For a proper understanding and appreciation of object-relational database features in general, you should consider those features in the context of an object-oriented development environment. Because this book is devoted to Oracle SQL, this chapter focuses on the consequences of these object-relational features for the SQL language.

The first step in setting up an object-relational environment is the definition of the appropriate collection of object types and methods. Once you have ...

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