4.9. Answers to Review Questions

  1. E. All these are examples of network connectivity configurations. Networking can be as simple as a dumb terminal connected directly to a server via a serial connection. It can also be as complex as an n-tier architecture that involves clients, middleware, the Internet, and database servers.

  2. C. Heterogeneous Services is the correct answer because these services provide cross-platform connectivity to non-Oracle databases. Oracle Advanced Security would not solve this application problem because it addresses security and not accessibility to non-Oracle databases. Oracle Net would be part of the solution, but another Oracle Network component is necessary. Connection Manager would also not be able to accommodate this ...

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