CHAPTER 13External Procedures

External routines are delivered in Oracle 11g through external procedures. They enable the database to communicate with external applications through PL/SQL. While it is nontrivial to configure the database to support them, external procedures provide a critical framework.

You will cover the following topics. The chapter assumes you read it sequentially. It also assumes you have read the preceding twelve chapters.

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