15Database Globalization

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

15.01 Customize language-dependent behavior for the database and individual sessions

15.02 Work with database and NLS character sets

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The Oracle database has many capabilities grouped under the term globalization that will assist a DBA who must consider users of different nationalities. Globalization was known as National Language Support, or NLS, in earlier releases (you will still see the NLS acronym in several views and parameters), but globalization is more than linguistics: ...

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