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Oracle Database 10g PL/SQL Programming by Michael McLaughlin, Ron Hardman, Scott Urman

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Chapter 6Collections

As discussed in Chapter 5, records and collections are powerful structures. They enable you to develop programs that manage large sets of data. Records let you manage sets of variable types. Collections let you manage groups of a variable type. Collections also avoid the complexity of indirect reference by pointers in C/C++. Since you have developed a working understanding of records, we will now build on that knowledge base. We will explain collections and show you how to use them in your PL/SQL programming code.

We will cover topics as follows. The chapter assumes you read it sequentially. If you feel comfortable with an area, please feel free to move to the section of interest. However, the chapter assumes you have mastery ...

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