B Oracle and Standard SQL

This appendix discusses Oracle's conformance with the SQL:2003 standards. The mandatory portion of SQL:2003 is known as Core SQL:2003 and is found in SQL:2003 Part 2 (Foundation) and Part 11 (Schemata). The Foundation features are analyzed in Annex F of Part 2 in the table "Feature taxonomy and definition for mandatory features of SQL/Foundation". The Schemata features are analyzed in Annex E of Part 11 in the table "Feature taxonomy and definition for mandatory features of SQL/Schemata".

This appendix declares Oracle's conformance to the SQL standards established by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). (The ANSI and ISO SQL standards are identical.)

This appendix contains the following sections: