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OCA: Oracle 10g™ Administration I: Study Guide by Matthew Weishan, Joseph C. Johnson, Bob Bryla, Chip Dawes

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4.6. Summary

You need to understand several key components in order to succeed when networking in an Oracle environment. The main responsibilities of the DBA include determining the applications and type of connections that will be supported, the number of users and the locations from which they will be accessing the network, and the security issues involved in protecting sensitive information, such as single sign-on and data encryption.

In addition, you need to choose from the three basic types of network configurations when setting up an Oracle network: single-tier architecture, two-tier architecture, and n-tier architecture. Because systems have evolved from the simpler single-tier architecture to the more complex n-tier architecture, which ...

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