One of the Heterogeneous Services offered by Oracle that allows for connectivity solutions based on third-party connection options such as OLEDB (a Microsoft standard) and ODBC (Open Database Connectivity). See also Heterogeneous Services.
The unit of contiguous memory used within the SGA (System Global Area) for allocating space to the Shared Pool, database buffer cache, Java Pool, and Large Pool.
The concept of spreading Oracle's memory structures across two or more computers on an as-needed basis in order to maximize the performance of the application during peak usage and minimize the use of resources during low usage.
A web-based user interface that communicates with and ...