What is an oracle database client?

Answer The Oracle database system stores large amounts of information on a powerful computer called a server. In order for your computer to connect to the database server and access files, you need to ins... Read More »

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How to Connect to an Oracle 9 Server With the Oracle 10g Client?

There are certain restrictions when connecting to an Oracle 9 Server from the Oracle 10g Client. For the Oracle 10.2.0 Client, it is not possible to connect to a 9.0.1, 9.2.01,, or ... Read More »

How to Be an Oracle Database Administrator?

Oracle database administrators (DBA) are a key part of the record keeping process for many businesses. Oracle is the biggest player in the world of database services, and their offerings include Cr... Read More »

How to Create a User in an Oracle Database?

Three basic types of users to create in oracle are 1) A read only user, 2) A Developer user and 3) An admin user. Here are examples of each.

How to Check for Current Locks in an Oracle Database?

Oracle uses a lock function to ensure that data is not updated by more than one function at a time to maintain data integrity. Locking occurs at many levels, including rows, tables and table spaces... Read More »