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

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CRITICAL SKILL 1.8

Introduce Yourself to the Grid

As many have heard, the “g” in Oracle Database 10g stands for grid. Grid computing is a technology that allows for seamless and massively scalable access to a distributed network of diverse yet homogenous computer types. Oracle Database 10g is the glue permitting different vendors’ computers to work together providing a seemingly endless supply of shared computer resources. Oracle sees the grid as revolutionizing the way companies go about doing their business. Grid computing targets the delivery of information as a utility, similar to the way electrical and telephone services are currently delivered to the public—hence the term grid. The industry as a whole, but Oracle in particular, sees a delivery ...

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