Oracle Database Advanced Replication Management API Reference contains information that describes the features and functionality of the replication management API. Specifically, the Oracle Database Advanced Replication Management API Reference contains reference information for the packages in the replication management API, as well as examples of their use.
In addition, Oracle Database Advanced Replication Management API Reference contains reference information about the replication catalog and other data dictionary views that are important for replication.
This Preface contains these topics:
Oracle Database Advanced Replication Management API Reference is intended for database administrators and application developers who develop and maintain replication environments. These administrators and application developers perform one or more of the following tasks:
Configure replication sites
Create master groups
Create deployment templates
Create materialized view groups
Configure conflict resolution
Manage replication environments
Use the replication management API
Monitor replication environments using data dictionary views
Plan and configure security options
To use this document, you need to be familiar with relational database concepts, distributed database administration, PL/SQL (if using procedural replication), and the operating system under which you run an Advanced Replication environment.
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Oracle Streams Replication Administrator's Guide if you want to migrate your Advanced Replication environment to Oracle Streams
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