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Oracle Discoverer 10g Handbook by Darlene Armstrong-Smith, Michael Armstrong-Smith

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CHAPTER 2Users and Databases

Everybody is familiar with the terms “hardware” and “software.” When something goes wrong with a system, it is to these that people usually look when seeking out the reason why. Because of this, not all companies invest as much as they should into the other, and probably more important, resource: the user. That said, users can do a lot to help themselves when they are required to start working with Discoverer.

This chapter will deal with the general responsibilities of the end user and then go on to discuss the concept of setting up, using, and managing Discoverer libraries. We will introduce you to the Discoverer manager, the library manager, Discoverer report writers (formerly known as superusers), and report viewers. ...

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