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

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CRITICAL SKILL 1.4

Work with Tables

The best way to think of a table in a relational database such as Oracle Database 10g is to see it as a spreadsheet with rows and columns. With this in mind, note the following:

Image Rows are often referred to as records.

Image Each column has a name unique to the table within which it resides.

Image The intersection of each row and column, referred to as a cell in a spreadsheet, is called a field in Oracle Database 10g.

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