|Oracle8i Supplied PL/SQL Packages Reference
Release 2 (8.1.6)
Part Number A76936-01
DBMS_DEFER is the user interface to a replicated transactional deferred remote procedure call facility. Replicated applications use the calls in this interface to queue procedure calls for later transactional execution at remote nodes.
These routines are typically called from either after row triggers or application specified update procedures.