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Oracle® Database Data Cartridge Developer's Guide
11g Release 1 (11.1)

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Preface

The Oracle Database Data Cartridge Developer's Guide describes how to build and use data cartridges to create custom extensions to the Oracle server's indexing and optimizing capabilities.

Audience

Oracle Database Data Cartridge Developer's Guide is intended for developers who want to learn how to build and use data cartridges to customize the indexing and optimizing functionality of the Oracle server to suit specialty data such as that associated with chemical, genomic, or multimedia applications.

To use this document, you need to be familiar with using Oracle and should have a background in an Oracle-supported programming language such as PL/SQL, C, C++, or Java.

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