CHAPTER 3Transaction Management and the Oracle Schema Objects

In the previous chapter, you learned about the Oracle data structures (both physical and logical) and the Oracle instance. In addition, you were briefly introduced to the Oracle server processes and how they worked. In this chapter, we continue exploring the Oracle architecture, showing how it works. You will learn how the server process retrieves data from the Oracle Database and how data is inserted into the database or modified within it. This process is a combination of both the server processes and the Oracle background processes.

This chapter also covers transaction management, an integral part of the operation of the Oracle Database server. Lastly, we’ll discuss the Oracle schema ...

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