Part II describes the details of Oracle’s various distributed system products; it contains the following chapters:
Chapter 9, takes a deeper look at Oracle’s replication architecture; it examines the various types of replication available through Oracle, specific architectural components, installation tips, and enhancements for Oracle8 and Oracle8i.
Chapter 10, describes how to set up an advanced replication environment, including the setting of initialization parameters, the selection of redo logs and rollback segments, the size and placement of data dictionary objects, and the use of administrative accounts, privileges, and database links.
Chapter 11, is a detailed analysis of Oracle’s basic replication (snapshot) facility.
Chapter 12, is a detailed analysis of Oracle’s multi-master replication facility.
Chapter 13, is a detailed analysis of Oracle’s updateable snapshot facility.
Chapter 14, is a detailed analysis of Oracle’s procedural replication facility.
Chapter 15, describes a variety of techniques for avoiding conflicts among the various distributed sites where data is replicated.