1.1. The Oracle Product Family

Oracle Corporation is generally thought of as a database company—and for good reason. Oracle has been a leader in the development of reliable, scalable, and recoverable database technologies for more than 25 years. With the release of Oracle 10g, Oracle has further enhanced its reputation as an industry leader by producing a feature-rich, yet easy-to-manage database that can handle data from the busiest transactional systems to the largest data warehouses. However, Oracle Corporation also produces many other products that support a variety of datarelated business activities. Currently, Oracle's product family consists of the following products and services:

  • Oracle Database 10g

  • Oracle Application Server 10g

  • Oracle ...

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