In this chapter you will learn to
• 052.5.1 Configure and Manage the Oracle Network
• 052.5.2 Use the Oracle Shared Server Architecture
Networking is an integral part of the client-server database architecture that is fundamental to all modern relational databases. The Oracle database had the potential for client-server computing from the beginning (version 1, released in 1978, made a separation between the Oracle code and the user code), but it was only with version 4 in 1984 that Oracle introduced interoperability between PC and server. True client-server support came with version 5, in 1986. This chapter introduces the Oracle Net services. Oracle Net was previously known as Sqlnet, and you will still ...