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Oracle® 12c For Dummies® by Michael Wessler, Chris Ruel

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Chapter 2

Understanding Oracle Database Architecture

In This Chapter

arrow Structuring memory

arrow Checking the physical structures

arrow Applying the irreducible logic of the logical structures

Understanding the Oracle architecture is paramount to managing a database. If you have a sound knowledge of the way Oracle works, it can help all sorts of things:

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As they say, that list can go on and on. That’s why a solid knowledge of the inner workings of Oracle is so important.

In this chapter, we break down each process, file, and logical structure. Despite the dozens of different modules in the database, you should come away with a good understanding of what ...

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