Since Oracle is one of the leading database platforms, it has been used throughout this book as the primary database technology. By using the DDL installation scripts available through the publisher (see the following section, Downloading the example code), all of the required source and target tables can be created and populated in two of the schemas referenced throughout the book. Please note that should you choose to follow along using an alternative technology and/or schema, you will most likely need to adjust the syntax and options accordingly. The following scripts are available:
CREATE_USER.sql: (creates the two cookbook demo user accounts)
CREATE_SRC.sql: (creates the source tables)
CREATE_TRG.sql: (creates the ...