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Database Systems by Shripad V. Godbole, Elvis C. Foster

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CHAPTER 16

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Overview of Oracle

This chapter provides an overview of the Oracle DBMS. Actually, you have been exposed to Oracle throughout division three, since the implementation of SQL that we have studied is Oracle-based. The chapter proceeds under the following subheadings.

  • Introduction
  • Main Components of the Oracle Suite
  • Shortcomings of Oracle
  • Summary and Concluding Remarks

16.1 Introduction

Oracle is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading RDBMS suites. The product was developed by a company that bears the same name as the product. The product, unlike many of its competitors has benefited from a very focused corporate mission. The ...

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