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Oracle Database 10g: A Beginner's Guide by Michael Corey, Michael Abbey, Ian Abramson

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CRITICAL SKILL 1.2

Learn the Oracle Database 10g Architecture

As with many new software experiences, there is some jargon that we should get out of the way before starting this section.

Image Oracle Database 10g is said to be started when the appropriate commands have been invoked to make it accessible on a day-to-day basis to applications.

Image The act of stopping Oracle Database 10g is called shutdown. When Oracle Database 10g is shut down, nobody can access the data in its files.

An instance is a set of processes that run in a computer’s memory and provide ...

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