4.1 Use Oracle Net Services
4.2 Learn the Difference Between Dedicated and Shared Server Architectures
4.3 Define Connections
4.4 Use the Oracle Net Listener
4.5 Learn Naming Methods
4.6 Use Oracle Configuration Files
4.7 Use Administration Tools
4.8 Use Profiles
4.9 Network in a Multitiered Environment
This chapter introduces Oracle Net Services, which allow database applications running on remote systems to access an Oracle database. It creates and maintains the network connection, and also exchanges data between the application and the database.
Oracle networking plays a critical role in performance and availability. Each new version of Oracle is designed to support more data and users than the previous ...