Oracle Streams Concepts and Administration describes the features and functionality of Streams. This document contains conceptual information about Streams, along with information about managing a Streams environment. In addition, this document contains detailed examples that configure a Streams capture and apply environment and a rule-based application.
This Preface contains these topics:
Oracle Streams Concepts and Administration is intended for database administrators who create and maintain Streams environments. These administrators perform one or more of the following tasks:
Plan for a Streams environment
Configure a Streams environment
Administer a Streams environment
Monitor a Streams environment
Perform necessary troubleshooting activities
To use this document, you need to be familiar with relational database concepts, SQL, distributed database administration, Advanced Queuing concepts, PL/SQL, and the operating systems under which you run a Streams environment.
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Streams online help for the Streams tool in Oracle Enterprise Manager
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