Index

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A

abort response, 32.3.1.1.3
two-phase commit, 32.3.1.1.3
accounts
DBA operating system account, 1.5.1
users SYS and SYSTEM, 1.5.2
ADD LOGFILE clause
ALTER DATABASE statement, 10.3.1
ADD LOGFILE MEMBER clause
ALTER DATABASE statement, 10.3.2
adding
columns, 18.6.6
columns in compressed tables, 18.6.6.1
ADMIN_TABLES procedure
creating admin table, 23.3.1.1
DBMS_REPAIR package, 23.2.1
example, 23.4.1.1, 23.4.1.2
ADMINISTER_RESOURCE_MANAGER system privilege, 25.1.5
administering
the Scheduler, 28
administration
distributed databases, 30
ADR
See automatic diagnostic repository
ADR base, 8.1.4
ADR home, 8.1.4
ADRCI utility, 8.1.3.6
Advisor
Data Repair, 8.1.1
Undo, 14.4
AFTER SUSPEND system event, 17.2.4.1
AFTER SUSPEND trigger, 17.2.4.1
example of registering, 17.2.6
agent
Heterogeneous Services, definition of, 29.1.2
aggregate functions
statement transparency in distributed databases, 30.7
alert log, 8.1.3.2
about, 7.1.1
size of, 7.1.1.1
using, 7.1.1
when written, 7.1.1.2
alert thresholds
setting for locally managed tablespaces, 17.1.1
alerts
server-generated, 7.1.2
threshold-based, 7.1.2
viewing, 17.1.2
ALL_DB_LINKS view, 30.5.1, 30.5.1
allocation
extents, 18.6.4
ALTER CLUSTER statement
ALLOCATE EXTENT clause, 20.4
using for hash clusters, 21.4
using for index clusters, 20.4
ALTER DATABASE ADD LOGFILE statement
using Oracle-managed files, 15.3.6.1
ALTER DATABASE statement
ADD LOGFILE clause, 10.3.1
ADD LOGFILE MEMBER clause, 10.3.2
ARCHIVELOG clause, 11.3.2
CLEAR LOGFILE clause, 10.8
CLEAR UNARCHIVED LOGFILE clause, 10.2.1.1
database partially available to users, 3.2.1
DATAFILE...OFFLINE DROP clause, 13.4.2
datafiles online or offline, 13.4.3
DROP LOGFILE clause, 10.5.1
DROP LOGFILE MEMBER clause, 10.5.2
MOUNT clause, 3.2.1
NOARCHIVELOG clause, 11.3.2
OPEN clause, 3.2.2
READ ONLY clause, 3.2.3
RENAME FILE clause, 13.5.2
tempfiles online or offline, 13.4.3
UNRECOVERABLE DATAFILE clause, 10.8
ALTER INDEX statement
COALESCE clause, 19.2.10
MONITORING USAGE clause, 19.4.5
ALTER SEQUENCE statement, 22.2.3
ALTER SESSION
Enabling resumable space allocation, 17.2.2.2
ALTER SESSION statement
ADVISE clause, 33.4.3.3
CLOSE DATABASE LINK clause, 31.2
SET SQL_TRACE initialization parameter, 7.1.1.2
setting time zone, 2.4.9.1
ALTER SYSTEM statement
ARCHIVE LOG ALL clause, 11.3.3
DISABLE DISTRIBUTED RECOVERY clause, 33.9.2
ENABLE DISTRIBUTED RECOVERY clause, 33.9.2
ENABLE RESTRICTED SESSION clause, 3.2.4
enabling Database Resource Manager, 25.5
QUIESCE RESTRICTED, 3.4.1
RESUME clause, 3.5
SCOPE clause for SET, 2.6.6.1
SET RESOURCE_MANAGER_PLAN, 25.5
SET SHARED_SERVERS initialization parameter, 4.3.2.2
setting initialization parameters, 2.6.6
SUSPEND clause, 3.5
SWITCH LOGFILE clause, 10.6
UNQUIESCE, 3.4.2
ALTER TABLE ADD COLUMN command, Preface
ALTER TABLE statement
ADD (column) clause, 18.6.6
ALLOCATE EXTENT clause, 18.6.4
DEALLOCATE UNUSED clause, 18.6.4
DISABLE ALL TRIGGERS clause, 16.4.2
DISABLE integrity constraint clause, 16.5.3.1
DROP COLUMN clause, 18.6.8.1
DROP integrity constraint clause, 16.5.3.3
DROP UNUSED COLUMNS clause, 18.6.8.2
ENABLE ALL TRIGGERS clause, 16.4.1
ENABLE integrity constraint clause, 16.5.3.1, 16.5.3.1
external tables, 18.13.2
MODIFY (column) clause, 18.6.5
modifying index-organized table attributes, 18.12.3.1
MOVE clause, 18.6.3, 18.6.3, 18.12.3.2
reasons for use, 18.6.1
RENAME COLUMN clause, 18.6.7
SET UNUSED clause, 18.6.8.2
ALTER TABLESPACE statement
adding an Oracle-managed datafile, example, 15.3.3.3
adding an Oracle-managed tempfile, example, 15.3.4.2
ONLINE clause, example, 12.5.2
READ ONLY clause, 12.6.1
READ WRITE clause, 12.6.2
RENAME DATAFILE clause, 13.5.1.1
RENAME TO clause, 12.8
taking datafiles/tempfiles online/offline, 13.4.3
ALTER TRIGGER statement
DISABLE clause, 16.4.2
ENABLE clause, 16.4.1
altering
(Scheduler) windows, 27.6.3
event schedule, 27.8.3.4
event-based job, 27.8.3.2
job classes, 27.5.3
jobs, 27.2.3
programs, 27.3.3
schedules, 27.4.3
altering indexes, 19.4, 19.4.2
ANALYZE statement
CASCADE clause, 16.2.2
CASCADE clause, FAST option, 16.2.2
corruption reporting, 23.3.1.3
listing chained rows, 16.2.3
remote tables, 31.4.2.2.2
validating structure, 16.2.2, 23.3.1
analyzing schema objects, 16.2
analyzing tables
distributed processing, 31.4.2.2.2
application development
distributed databases, 29.5, 31, 31.5
application development for distributed databases, 31
analyzing execution plan, 31.4.4
database links, controlling connections, 31.2
handling errors, 31.3, 31.5
handling remote procedure errors, 31.5
managing distribution of data, 31.1
managing referential integrity constraints, 31.3
terminating remote connections, 31.2
tuning distributed queries, 31.4
tuning using collocated inline views, 31.4.1
using cost-based optimization, 31.4.2
using hints to tune queries, 31.4.3
application services
configuring, 2.7.2
defining, 2.7
deploying, 2.7.1
using, 2.7.3
using, client side, 2.7.3.1
using, server side, 2.7.3.2
ARCHIVE_LAG_TARGET initialization parameter, 10.2.5.1
archived redo logs
archiving modes, 11.3.2
data dictionary views, 11.8.1
destination availability state, controlling, 11.4.2
destination status, 11.4.2
destinations, specifying, 11.4
failed destinations and, 11.6
mandatory destinations, 11.6.1.1
minimum number of destinations, 11.6.1
multiplexing, 11.4.1
normal transmission of, 11.5
re-archiving to failed destination, 11.6.2
sample destination scenarios, 11.6.1.2
standby transmission of, 11.5
status information, 11.8.1
transmitting, 11.5
ARCHIVELOG mode, 11.2.2
advantages, 11.2.2
archiving, 11.2
automatic archiving in, 11.2.2
definition of, 11.2.2
distributed databases, 11.2.2
enabling, 11.3.2
manual archiving in, 11.2.2
running in, 11.2.2
switching to, 11.3.2
taking datafiles offline and online in, 13.4.1
archiver process
trace output (controlling), 11.7
archiver process (ARCn), 4.5
archiving
changing archiving mode, 11.3.2
controlling number of processes, 11.3.4
destination availability state, controlling, 11.4.2
destination failure, 11.6
destination status, 11.4.2
manual, 11.3.3, 11.3.3
NOARCHIVELOG vs. ARCHIVELOG mode, 11.2
setting initial mode, 11.3.1
to failed destinations, 11.6.2
trace output, controlling, 11.7
viewing information on, 11.8.1
auditing
database links, 29.3.3
authentication
database links, 29.3.2.1
operating system, 1.6.3.2
selecting a method, 1.6.2
using password file, 1.6.4.1
AUTO_TASK_CONSUMER_GROUP
of Resource Manager, 24.5
AUTOEXTEND clause
for bigfile tablespaces, 12.7.2
automatic diagnostic repository, 8.1.1, 8.1.3.1
structure, contents and location of, 8.1.4
Automatic Maintenance Tasks
assigning to maintenance windows, 24.3.2
definition, 24.1
enabling and disabling, 24.3.1
predefined, 24.1
resource allocation, 24.5.1
Automatic maintenance tasks
Scheduler job names, 24.2
automatic memory management, 5.1
about, 5.3.1
enabling, 5.3.2
supported platforms, 5.5.1
automatic segment space management, 12.2.1.2
Automatic Storage Management
initialization files and, 3.1.2
automatic undo management, 2.4.4, 14.2, 14.2
migrating to, 14.6

B

background processes, 4.5
FMON, 13.9.2.1.1
BACKGROUND_DUMP_DEST initialization parameter, 8.1.3.1
backups
after creating new databases, 2.3.13
effects of archiving on, 11.2.1
batch jobs, authenticating users in, 2.8.3
bigfile tablespaces
creating, 12.2.2.1
creating temporary, 12.2.4.2
description, 12.2.2
setting database default, 2.4.8.1
BLANK_TRIMMING initialization parameter, 18.6.5
BLOB datatype, 18.3.1
BLOCKSIZE clause
of CREATE TABLESPACE, 12.3
buffer caches
extended buffer cache (32-bit), 5.4.2.8.3
multiple buffer pools, 5.4.2.2.2
buffer pools, 5.4.2.2.2
BUFFER_POOL_KEEP initialization parameter, 5.4.2.2.2
BUFFER_POOL_RECYCLE initialization parameter, 5.4.2.2.2
buffers
buffer cache in SGA, 5.4.2.2

C

CACHE option
CREATE SEQUENCE statement, 22.2.4.2.2
caches
buffer
multiple buffer pools, 5.4.2.2.2
sequence numbers, 22.2.4.2
calendaring expressions, 27.4.5.1
calls
remote procedure, 29.5.2
capacity planning
space management
capacity planning, 17.6
CASCADE clause
when dropping unique or primary keys, 16.5.3.1
CATBLOCK.SQL script, 7.2.1
centralized user management
distributed systems, 29.3.2.4
chain rules, 27.9.4
chain steps
defining, 27.9.3
chained rows
eliminating from table, procedure, 16.2.3.2
CHAINED_ROWS table
used by ANALYZE statement, 16.2.3.1
chains
creating, 27.9.2
creating jobs for, 27.9.6
disabling, 27.9.10
dropping, 27.9.7
dropping rules from, 27.9.9
enabling, 27.9.5
handling stalled, 27.9.18
monitoring running, 27.9.17
overview, 26.5
pausing, 27.9.14
running, 27.9.8
setting privileges, 28.1
steps
pausing, 27.9.14
skipping, 27.9.15
stopping, 27.9.12
stopping individual steps, 27.9.13
using, 27.9
change vectors, 10.1.2
CHAR datatype
increasing column length, 18.6.5
character set
choosing, 2.1.1.1
CHECK_OBJECT procedure
DBMS_REPAIR package, 23.2.1
example, 23.4.2
finding extent of corruption, 23.3.2
checkpoint process (CKPT), 4.5
checksums
for data blocks, 13.7
redo log blocks, 10.7, 10.7
CLEAR LOGFILE clause
ALTER DATABASE statement, 10.8, 10.8
clearing redo log files, 10.2.1.1, 10.8
client/server architectures
distributed databases, 29.1.3, 29.1.3
globalization support, 29.6.1
cloning
a database, 1.2.11
an Oracle home, 1.2.11
CLOSE DATABASE LINK clause
ALTER SESSION statement, 31.2
closing database links, 30.4.1
closing windows, 27.6.5
clusters
about, 20.1
allocating extents, 20.4
altering, 20.4
analyzing, 16.2
cluster indexes, 20.5
cluster keys, 20.1, 20.2.2, 20.2.3
clustered tables, 20.1, 20.2.1, 20.3.1, 20.4.1, 20.5.1
columns for cluster key, 20.2.2
creating, 20.3
data dictionary views reference, 20.6
deallocating extents, 20.4
dropping, 20.5
estimating space, 20.2.3, 20.2.5
guidelines for managing, 20.2
hash clusters, 21
location, 20.2.4
privileges, 20.3, 20.4, 20.5.1
selecting tables, 20.2.1
single-table hash clusters, 21.3.2
sorted hash, 21.3.1
truncating, 16.3
validating structure, 16.2.2
coalescing indexes
costs, 19.2.10
cold backup
performing with a detached Oracle Scheduler job, 27.2.2.6
collocated inline views
tuning distributed queries, 31.4.1
column encryption, 2.8.2
columns
adding, 18.6.6
adding to compressed table, 18.6.6.1
displaying information about, 18.14
dropping, 18.6.8, 18.6.8.3
dropping in compressed tables, 18.6.8.4
encrypted, 18.2.7, 18.6.3
increasing length, 18.6.5
modifying definition, 18.6.5
renaming, 18.6.7
virtual, 18.1
virtual, indexing, 19.2.2
commands
submitting, 1.3
COMMENT statement, 18.14
comments
adding to problem activity log, 8.2.7
COMMIT COMMENT statement
used with distributed transactions, 33.2, 33.4.3.2
commit phase, 32.3.1, 32.5.4
in two-phase commit, 32.3.2, 32.3.2.2
commit point site, 32.2.5
commit point strength, 32.2.5.2, 33.1
determining, 32.2.5.2
distributed transactions, 32.2.5, 32.2.5.2
how the database determines, 32.2.5.2
commit point strength
definition, 32.2.5.2
specifying, 33.1
COMMIT statement
FORCE clause, 33.5, 33.5.1.1, 33.5.2
forcing, 33.4.2
two-phase commit and, 29.4.6
COMMIT_POINT_STRENGTH initialization parameter, 32.2.5.2, 33.1
committing transactions
commit point site for distributed transactions, 32.2.5
compressed tables
adding a column, 18.6.6.1
dropping columns in, 18.6.8.4
compression, table, 18.2.6
configuring
Oracle Scheduler, 28.1
CONNECT command
starting an instance, 3.1.3
CONNECT INTERNAL
desupported, 1.6.2
connected user database links, 30.2.3.2
advantages and disadvantages, 29.2.7.1
definition, 29.2.7
example, 29.2.8
REMOTE_OS_AUTHENT initialization parameter, 29.2.7.1
connecting
with SQL*Plus, 1.3.2
connection qualifiers
database links and, 30.2.4
connections
terminating remote, 31.2
constraints
See also integrity constraints
disabling at table creation, 16.5.2.1
distributed system application development issues, 31.3
dropping integrity constraints, 16.5.3.3
enable novalidate state, 16.5.1.3
enabling example, 16.5.2.2
enabling when violations exist, 16.5.1.3
exceptions, 16.5.1.2, 16.5.5
exceptions to integrity constraints, 16.5.5
integrity constraint states, 16.5.1
keeping index when disabling, 16.5.3
keeping index when dropping, 16.5.3
ORA-02055 constraint violation, 31.3
renaming, 16.5.3.2
setting at table creation, 16.5.2
when to disable, 16.5.1.1
control files
adding, 9.3.2
changing size, 9.3.1
conflicts with data dictionary, 9.4.1
creating, 9.1, 9.3, 9.3.3.2
creating as Oracle-managed files, 15.3.5
creating as Oracle-managed files, examples, 15.5.1
data dictionary views reference, 9.8
default name, 2.5.4, 9.3.1
dropping, 9.7
errors during creation, 9.4.2
guidelines for, 9.2
importance of multiplexed, 9.2.2
initial creation, 9.3.1
location of, 9.2.2
log sequence numbers, 10.1.3.2
mirroring, 2.5.4, 9.2.2
moving, 9.3.2
multiplexed, 9.2.2
names, 9.2.1
number of, 9.2.2
overwriting existing, 2.5.4
relocating, 9.3.2
renaming, 9.3.2
requirement of one, 9.1
size of, 9.2.4
specifying names before database creation, 2.5.4
troubleshooting, 9.4
unavailable during startup, 3.1.4
CONTROL_FILES initialization parameter
overwriting existing control files, 2.5.4
specifying file names, 9.2.1
when creating a database, 2.5.4, 9.3.1
CONTROLFILE REUSE clause, 2.5.4
copying jobs, 27.2.9
coraenv and oraenv, 1.3.2.2
core files, 8.1.3.3
corruption
repairing data block, 23.1
cost-based optimization, 31.4.2
distributed databases, 29.5.3
hints, 31.4.3
using for distributed queries, 31.4.2
CREATE BIGFILE TABLESPACE statement, 12.2.2.1
CREATE BIGFILE TEMPORARY TABLESPACE statement, 12.2.4.2
CREATE CLUSTER statement
creating clusters, 20.3
example, 20.3
for hash clusters, 21.3
HASH IS clause, 21.3, 21.3.3.2
HASHKEYS clause, 21.3, 21.3.3.4
SIZE clause, 21.3.3.3
CREATE CONTROLFILE statement
about, 9.3.3.2
checking for inconsistencies, 9.4.1
creating as Oracle-managed files, examples, 15.3.5, 15.5.1
NORESETLOGS clause, 9.3.3.3
Oracle-managed files, using, 15.3.5
RESETLOGS clause, 9.3.3.3
CREATE DATABASE LINK statement, 30.2.2.1
CREATE DATABASE statement
CONTROLFILE REUSE clause, 9.3.1
DEFAULT TEMPORARY TABLESPACE clause, 2.3.9, 2.4.6
example of database creation, 2.3.9
EXTENT MANAGEMENT LOCAL clause, 2.4.2
MAXLOGFILES parameter, 10.2.4
MAXLOGMEMBERS parameter, 10.2.4, 10.2.4
password for SYS, 2.4.1
password for SYSTEM, 2.4.1
setting time zone, 2.4.9.1
specifying FORCE LOGGING, 2.4.10
SYSAUX DATAFILE clause, 2.3.9
UNDO TABLESPACE clause, 2.3.9, 2.4.4
used to create an undo tablespace, 14.5.1.1
using Oracle-managed files, 15.3.2
using Oracle-managed files, examples, 15.3.2.6, 15.5.1, 15.5.2
CREATE INDEX statement
NOLOGGING, 19.2.9
ON CLUSTER clause, 20.3.2
using, 19.3.1
with a constraint, 19.3.3.1
CREATE PFILE FROM MEMORY command, 2.6.8
CREATE SCHEMA statement
multiple tables and views, 16.1
CREATE SEQUENCE statement, 22.2.2
CACHE option, 22.2.4.2.2
examples, 22.2.4.2.2
NOCACHE option, 22.2.4.2.2
CREATE SPFILE statement, 2.6.3
CREATE SYNONYM statement, 22.3.2
CREATE TABLE statement
AS SELECT clause, 18.2.4, 18.3.3
CLUSTER clause, 20.3.1
COMPRESS clause, 18.12.2.7
creating temporary table, 18.3.2
example of, 18.3.1
INCLUDING clause, 18.12.2.5
index-organized tables, 18.12.2
MONITORING clause, 18.5
NOLOGGING clause, 18.2.5
ORGANIZATION EXTERNAL clause, 18.13.1
parallelizing, 18.3.3
PCTTHRESHOLD clause, 18.12.2.4
TABLESPACE clause, specifying, 18.2.3
CREATE TABLESPACE statement
BLOCKSIZE CLAUSE, using, 12.3
FORCE LOGGING clause, using, 12.4
using Oracle-managed files, 15.3.3
using Oracle-managed files, examples, 15.3.3.1
CREATE TEMPORARY TABLESPACE statement, 12.2.4.1
using Oracle-managed files, 15.3.4
using Oracle-managed files, example, 15.3.4.1
CREATE UNDO TABLESPACE statement
using Oracle-managed files, 15.3.3
using Oracle-Managed files, example, 15.3.3.2
using to create an undo tablespace, 14.5.1.2
CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement
using, 19.3.2
CREATE VIEW statement
about, 22.1.2
OR REPLACE clause, 22.1.3
WITH CHECK OPTION, 22.1.2, 22.1.4
CREATE_SIMPLE_PLAN procedure
Database Resource Manager, 25.2
creating
chains, 27.9.2
control files, 9.3
databases, 2.1
event schedule, 27.8.3.3
event-based job, 27.8.3.1
indexes, 19.3
after inserting table data, 19.2.1
associated with integrity constraints, 19.3.3
NOLOGGING, 19.2.9
online, 19.3.6
USING INDEX clause, 19.3.3.1
job classes, 27.5.2
jobs, 27.2.2
programs, 27.3.2
Scheduler windows, 27.6.2
schedules, 27.4.2
sequences, 22.2.4.2.2, 22.2.4.2.2
window groups, 27.7.2
creating database links, 30.2
connected user, 30.2.3.2.1
connected user scenarios, 30.8.3
current user, 30.2.3.2.2
current user scenario, 30.8.5
examples, 29.2.8
fixed user, 30.2.3.1
fixed user scenario, 30.8.1, 30.8.2
obtaining necessary privileges, 30.2.1
private, 30.2.2.1
public, 30.2.2.2
service names within link names, 30.2.4
shared, 30.3
shared connected user scenario, 30.8.4
specifying types, 30.2.2
creating databases, 2
backing up the new database, 2.3.13
default temporary tablespace, specifying, 2.4.6
example, 2.3.9
manually from a script, 2.1
overriding default tablespace type, 2.4.8.2
planning, 2.1.1
preparing to, 2.1.1
prerequisites for, 2.1.1.2
setting default tablespace type, 2.4.8.1
specifying bigfile tablespaces, 2.4.8, 2.4.8.2
UNDO TABLESPACE clause, 2.4.4
upgrading to a new release, 2.1
using Oracle-managed files, 2.4.7, 15.3.2
with DBCA, 2.2
with locally managed tablespaces, 2.4.2
creating datafiles, 13.2
creating sequences, 22.2.2
creating synonyms, 22.3.2
creating views, 22.1.2
credentials
creating, 26.4.4.3.1
granting privileges on, 26.4.4.3.1
credentials, for remote external jobs, 26.4.4.3.1
critical errors
diagnosing, 8.1.1
current user database links
advantages and disadvantages, 29.2.7.3
cannot access in shared schema, 29.3.2.4.2
definition, 29.2.7
example, 29.2.8
schema independence, 29.3.2.4.2
CURRVAL pseudo-column, 22.2.4.1
restrictions, 22.2.4.1.3
cursors
and closing database links, 31.2
customize package page, accessing, 8.10.3.2
customizing an incident package, 8.10.3, 8.10.3.2

D

data
loading using external tables, 18.13.1
data block corruption
repairing, 23.1
data blocks
altering size of, 2.5.5.1
nonstandard block size, 2.5.5.2
shared in clusters, 20.1
specifying size of, 2.5.5
standard block size, 2.5.5
verifying, 13.7
data dictionary
conflicts with control files, 9.4.1
purging pending rows from, 33.6, 33.6.2
See also views, data dictionary
data encryption
distributed systems, 29.3.2.5
data manipulation language
statements allowed in distributed transactions, 29.4.1
Data Recovery Advisor, repairing data corruptions with, 8.9
Data Repair Advisor, 8.1.1
database
cloning, 1.2.11
creating, 2.1
creating with DBCA, 2.2
data dictionary views reference, 2.10
starting up, 3.1
database administrators
DBA role, 1.5.2.3
operating system account, 1.5.1
password files for, 1.6.2.1
responsibilities of, 1.1.1
security and privileges of, 1.5
security officer versus, 6.1
SYS and SYSTEM accounts, 1.5.2
task definitions, 1.2
utilities for, 1.8
database buffers
multiple buffer pools, 5.4.2.2.2
Database Configuration Assistant, 2.1
shared server configuration, 4.3.3
database links
advantages, 29.2.3
auditing, 29.3.3
authentication, 29.3.2.1
authentication without passwords, 29.3.2.2
closing, 30.4.1, 31.2
connected user, 29.2.7, 29.2.7.1, 30.2.3.2, 30.8.3
connections, determining open, 30.5.2
controlling connections, 31.2
creating, 30.2, 30.8.1, 30.8.3, 30.8.4, 30.8.5
creating shared, 30.3.2
creating, examples, 29.2.8
creating, scenarios, 30.8
current user, 29.2.7, 29.2.7.3, 30.2.3.2
data dictionary USER views, 30.5.1
definition, 29.2.1
distributed queries, 29.4.2
distributed transactions, 29.4.5
dropping, 30.4.2, 30.4.2
enforcing global naming, 30.1.2
enterprise users and, 29.3.2.4.2
fixed user, 29.2.7, 29.2.7.2, 30.8.1
global, 29.2.6
global names, 29.2.4
global object names, 29.4.7
handling errors, 31.3
limiting number of connections, 30.4.3
listing, 30.5.1, 33.3.1, 33.3.2
managing, 30.4
minimizing network connections, 30.3
name resolution, 29.4.7
names for, 29.2.5
private, 29.2.6
public, 29.2.6
referential integrity in, 31.3
remote transactions, 29.4.1, 29.4.4
resolution, 29.4.7
restrictions, 29.2.10
roles on remote database, 29.2.10
schema objects and, 29.2.9
service names used within link names, 30.2.4
shared, 29.2.2, 30.3.1, 30.3.3, 30.3.3.1, 30.3.3.2
shared SQL, 29.4.3
synonyms for schema objects, 29.2.9.3
tuning distributed queries, 31.4
tuning queries with hints, 31.4.3
tuning using collocated inline views, 31.4.1
types of links, 29.2.6
types of users, 29.2.7
users, specifying, 30.2.3
using cost-based optimization, 31.4.2
viewing, 30.5, 30.5.1
database objects
obtaining growth trends for, 17.6.3
database resident connection pooling, 4.2
advantages, 4.2
configuration parameters, 4.4.2
configuring the connection pool, 4.4.2
data dictionary views reference, 4.4.3
disabling, 4.4.1
enabling, 4.4.1
restrictions, 4.2.2
Database Resource Manager
active session pool with queuing, 25.1.4.2
administering system privilege, 25.1.5
and operating system control, 25.10
automatic consumer group switching, 25.1.4.4
CREATE_SIMPLE_PLAN procedure, 25.2
data dictionary views reference, 25.11.3
description, 25.1
enabling, 25.5
execution time limit, 25.1.4.6
resource allocation methods, 25.3.3, 25.3.4, 25.3.4, 25.3.4, 25.3.4, 25.3.4, 25.3.4, 25.3.4, 25.3.4
resource consumer groups, 25.1.3, 25.3.3, 25.4
resource plan directives, 25.1.3, 25.3.5, 25.3.6
resource plans, 25.1.3, 25.1.3.6, 25.1.4.1, 25.2, 25.5, 25.5, 25.6, 25.6.3
undo pool, 25.1.4.7
used for quiescing a database, 3.4
validating plan schema changes, 25.3.6
database writer process
calculating checksums for data blocks, 13.7
database writer process (DBWn), 4.5
DATABASE_PROPERTIES view
rename of default temporary tablespace, 12.8
databases
administering, 1
administration of distributed, 30
altering availability, 3.2
backing up, 2.3.13
control files of, 9.2
default temporary tablespace, specifying, 2.4.6
dropping, 2.9
global database names in distributed systems, 2.5.2.2
mounting a database, 3.1.4.3
mounting to an instance, 3.2.1
names, about, 2.5.2.1
names, conflicts in, 2.5.2.1
opening a closed database, 3.2.2
planning, 1.2.3
planning creation, 2.1.1
quiescing, 3.4
read-only, opening, 3.2.3
recovery, 3.1.4.6
renaming, 9.3.3.1, 9.3.3.2, 9.3.3.3
restricting access, 3.2.4
resuming, 3.5
shutting down, 3.3
specifying control files, 2.5.4
suspending, 3.5
undo management, 2.4.4
upgrading, 2.1
with locally managed tablespaces, 2.4.2
datafile headers
when renaming tablespaces, 12.8
datafiles
adding to a tablespace, 13.2
bringing online and offline, 13.4
checking associated tablespaces, 12.14.2
copying using database, 13.8
creating, 13.2
creating Oracle-managed files, 15.3, 15.3.6.2
data dictionary views reference, 13.10
database administrators access, 1.5.1
default directory, 13.2
definition, 13.1
deleting, 12.9
dropping, 13.4.2, 13.6
dropping Oracle-managed files, 15.4.1
file numbers, 13.1
fully specifying filenames, 13.2
guidelines for managing, 13.1
headers when renaming tablespaces, 12.8
identifying OS filenames, 13.5.1.2
location, 13.1.3
mapping files to physical devices, 13.9
minimum number of, 13.1.1
MISSING, 9.4.1
online, 13.4.2
Oracle-managed, 15
relocating, 13.5
renaming, 13.5
reusing, 13.2
size of, 13.1.2
statements to create, 13.2
storing separately from redo log files, 13.1.4
unavailable when database is opened, 3.1.4
verifying data blocks, 13.7
DB_BLOCK_CHECKING initialization parameter, 23.3.1, 23.3.1.4
DB_BLOCK_CHECKSUM initialization parameter, 13.7
enabling redo block checking with, 10.7
DB_BLOCK_SIZE initialization parameter, 5.4.2.2
and nonstandard block sizes, 12.3
setting, 2.5.5
DB_CACHE_SIZE initialization parameter, 5.4.2.2.1
specifying multiple block sizes, 12.3
DB_CREATE_FILE_DEST initialization parameter, 15.2
setting, 15.2.1
DB_CREATE_ONLINE_LOG_DEST_n initialization parameter, 15.2
setting, 15.2.3
DB_DOMAIN initialization parameter
setting for database creation, 2.5.2, 2.5.2.2
DB_FILES initialization parameter
determining value for, 13.1.1.1
DB_KEEP_CACHE_SIZE initialization parameter, 5.4.2.2.2
DB_NAME initialization parameter
setting before database creation, 2.5.2
DB_nK_CACHE_SIZE initialization parameter, 5.4.2.2.1
specifying multiple block sizes, 12.3
using with transportable tablespaces, 12.13.5.5
DB_RECOVERY_FILE_DEST initialization parameter, 15.2
setting, 15.2.2
DB_RECYCLY_CACHE_SIZE initialization parameter, 5.4.2.2.2
DBA role, 1.5.2.3
DBA. See database administrators.
DBA_2PC_NEIGHBORS view, 33.3.2
using to trace session tree, 33.3.2
DBA_2PC_PENDING view, 33.3.1, 33.6, 33.7.6
using to list in-doubt transactions, 33.3.1
DBA_DB_LINKS view, 30.5.1, 30.5.1, 30.5.1
DBA_RESUMABLE view, 17.2.4.1
DBA_UNDO_EXTENTS view
undo tablespace extents, 14.7
DBCA. See Database Configuration Assistant
DBMS_FILE_TRANSFER package
copying datafiles, 13.7
DBMS_JOB
about, A.1
moving jobs to Oracle Scheduler, A.4
DBMS_METADATA package
GET_DDL function, 16.10.1
using for object definition, 16.10.1
DBMS_REDEFINITION package
performing online redefinition with, 18.7.2
required privileges, 18.7.9
DBMS_REPAIR
logical corruptions, 23.3.2
DBMS_REPAIR package
examples, 23.4
limitations, 23.2.2
procedures, 23.2.1
using, 23.3, 23.4.5
DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER package, 25.1.3, 25.1.5, 25.4.3
procedures (table of), 25.1.5
DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER_PRIVS package, 25.1.5
procedures (table of), 25.1.5
DBMS_RESUMABLE package, 17.2.4.3
DBMS_SCHEDULER.GET_FILE, retrieving external job stdout with, 27.2.2.5
DBMS_SERVER_ALERT package
setting alert thresholds, 17.1
DBMS_SPACE package, 17.3.4
example for unused space, 17.5.1
FREE_BLOCK procedure, 17.5.1
SPACE_USAGE procedure, 17.5.1
UNUSED_SPACE procedure, 17.5.1
DBMS_STATS package, 16.2.1
MONITORING clause of CREATE TABLE, 18.5
DBMS_STORAGE_MAP package
invoking for file mapping, 13.9.3.1
views detailing mapping information, 13.9.3.3
DBMS_TRANSACTION package
PURGE_LOST_DB_ENTRY procedure, 33.6.1
DBVERIFY utility, 23.3.1, 23.3.1.2
DDL lock timeout, 2.5.7
DDL_LOCK_TIMEOUT initialization parameter, 2.5.7
DEALLOCATE UNUSED clause, 17.3.4
deallocating unused space, 17.3
DBMS_SPACE package, 17.3.4
DEALLOCATE UNUSED clause, 17.3.4
declarative referential integrity constraints, 31.3
dedicated server processes, 4.1.1
trace files for, 7.1.1
default temporary tablespace
renaming, 12.8
default temporary tablespaces
specifying at database creation, 2.3.9, 2.4.6
specifying bigfile tempfile, 2.4.8.2
DEFAULT_CONSUMER_GROUP
for Database Resource Manager, 25.1.3.1
DEFAULT_CONSUMER_GROUP for Database Resource Manager, 25.4.7, 25.4.7.2, 25.7.2
defining
chain steps, 27.9.3
dependencies
between schema objects, 16.7
displaying, 16.10.2.2
detached jobs, 26.4.4.4
DIAGNOSTIC_DEST, 7.1.1
DIAGNOSTIC_DEST initialization parameter, 8.1.4
dictionary-managed tablespaces
migrating SYSTEM to locally managed, 12.12
Digital POLYCENTER Manager on NetView, 29.3.4.3
direct-path INSERT
benefits, 18.4.2.1
how it works, 18.4.2.3
index maintenance, 18.4.2.5.2
locking considerations, 18.4.2.5.4
logging mode, 18.4.2.4
parallel INSERT, 18.4.2.2
parallel load compared with parallel INSERT, 18.4.2.1, 18.4.2.1
serial INSERT, 18.4.2.2
space considerations, 18.4.2.5.3
disabling
chains, 27.9.10
jobs, 27.2.7
programs, 27.3.5
SQL patch, 8.8.3
window groups, 27.7.7
windows, 27.6.7
disabling recoverer process, 33.9.2
dispatcher process (Dnnn), 4.5
dispatcher processes, 4.3.3.3, 4.3.4
DISPATCHERS initialization parameter
setting attributes of, 4.3.3.1
setting initially, 4.3.3.3
distributed applications
distributing data, 31.1
distributed databases
administration overview, 29.3
application development, 29.5, 31, 31.5
client/server architectures, 29.1.3
commit point strength, 32.2.5.2
cost-based optimization, 29.5.3
direct and indirect connections, 29.1.3
distributed processing, 29.1.1.1
distributed queries, 29.4.2
distributed updates, 29.4.2, 29.4.2
forming global database names, 30.1.1
global object names, 29.2.9.4, 30.1
globalization support, 29.6
location transparency, 29.5.1.1, 30.6
management tools, 29.3.4
managing read consistency, 33.10
nodes of, 29.1.3
overview, 29.1.1
remote object security, 30.6.1
remote queries and updates, 29.4.1
replicated databases and, 29.1.1.2
resumable space allocation, 17.2.1.4
running in ARCHIVELOG mode, 11.2.2
running in NOARCHIVELOG mode, 11.2.2
scenarios, 30.8
schema object name resolution, 29.4.8
schema-dependent global users, 29.3.2.4.1
schema-independent global users, 29.3.2.4.2
security, 29.3.2
site autonomy of, 29.3.1
SQL transparency, 29.5.1.2
starting a remote instance, 3.1.4.8
transaction processing, 29.4
transparency, 29.5.1
distributed processing
distributed databases, 29.1.1.1
distributed queries, 29.4.2
analyzing tables, 31.4.2.2.2
application development issues, 31.4
cost-based optimization, 31.4.2
optimizing, 29.5.3
distributed systems
data encryption, 29.3.2.5
distributed transactions, 29.4.5
case study, 32.5
commit point site, 32.2.5
commit point strength, 32.2.5.2, 33.1
committing, 32.2.5.1
database server role, 32.2.2
defined, 32.1
DML and DDL, 32.1.1
failure during, 33.8.1
global coordinator, 32.2.4
local coordinator, 32.2.3
lock timeout interval, 33.8
locked resources, 33.8
locks for in-doubt, 33.8.2
manually overriding in-doubt, 33.4.2
naming, 33.2, 33.4.3.2
session trees, 32.2, 32.2.2, 32.2.3, 32.2.4, 32.2.5, 33.3.2
setting advice, 33.4.3.3
transaction control statements, 32.1.2
transaction timeouts, 33.8.1
two-phase commit, 32.5, 33.4.1
viewing database links, 33.3.1
distributed updates, 29.4.2
DML error logging, inserting data with, 18.4.1
DML. See data manipulation language
DRIVING_SITE hint, 31.4.3.2
DROP CLUSTER statement
CASCADE CONSTRAINTS clause, 20.5
dropping cluster, 20.5
dropping cluster index, 20.5
dropping hash cluster, 21.5
INCLUDING TABLES clause, 20.5
DROP DATABASE statement, 2.9
DROP LOGFILE clause
ALTER DATABASE statement, 10.5.1
DROP LOGFILE MEMBER clause
ALTER DATABASE statement, 10.5.2
DROP SYNONYM statement, 22.3.4
DROP TABLE statement
about, 18.10
CASCADE CONSTRAINTS clause, 18.10
for clustered tables, 20.5.1
DROP TABLESPACE statement, 12.9
dropping
chain steps, 27.9.11
chains, 27.9.7
columns
marking unused, 18.6.8.2
remove unused columns, 18.6.8.2
columns in compressed tables, 18.6.8.4
datafiles, 13.6
job classes, 27.5.4
jobs, 27.2.6
programs, 27.3.4
rules from chains, 27.9.9
schedules, 27.4.4
SQL patch, 8.8.3
tempfiles, 13.6
window groups, 27.7.3
windows, 27.6.6
dropping database links, 30.4.2, 30.4.2
dropping datafiles
Oracle-managed, 15.4.1
dropping tables
CASCADE clause, 18.10
consequences of, 18.10
dropping tempfiles
Oracle-managed, 15.4.1
DUMP_ORPHAN_KEYS procedure, 23.3.2
checking sync, 23.3.2
DBMS_REPAIR package, 23.2.1
example, 23.4.4
recovering data, 23.3.4.1
dumps, 8.1.3.3

E

EMPHASIS resource allocation method, 25.3.4
enabling
chains, 27.9.5
jobs, 27.2.8
programs, 27.3.6
window groups, 27.7.6
windows, 27.6.8
enabling recoverer process
distributed transactions, 33.9.2
encryption
column, 18.2.7
tablespace, 12.2.3
encryption, transparent data, 2.8.2
enterprise users
definition, 29.3.2.4.2
environment variables
ORACLE_SID, 2.3.1
error logging, DML
inserting data with, 18.4.1
errors
alert log and, 7.1.1
assigning names with PRAGMA_EXCEPTION_INIT, 31.5
critical, 8.1.1
exception handler, 31.5
integrity constrain violation, 31.3
ORA-00028, 4.8.2
ORA-01090, 3.3
ORA-01173, 9.4.2
ORA-01176, 9.4.2
ORA-01177, 9.4.2
ORA-01578, 13.7
ORA-01591, 33.8.2
ORA-02049, 33.8.1
ORA-02050, 33.4.1
ORA-02051, 33.4.1
ORA-02054, 33.4.1
ORA-1215, 9.4.2
ORA-1216, 9.4.2
RAISE_APPLICATION_ERROR() procedure, 31.5
remote procedure, 31.5
rollback required, 31.3
trace files and, 7.1.1
when creating control file, 9.4.2
while starting a database, 3.1.4.5
while starting an instance, 3.1.4.5
event message
passing to event-based job, 27.8.3.5
event schedule
altering, 27.8.3.4
creating, 27.8.3.3
event-based job
altering, 27.8.3.2
creating, 27.8.3.1
passing event messages to, 27.8.3.5
events (Scheduler)
overview, 27.8.1
using, 27.8
exception handler, 31.5
EXCEPTION keyword, 31.5
exceptions
assigning names with PRAGMA_EXCEPTION_INIT, 31.5
integrity constraints, 16.5.5
user-defined, 31.5
executing
remote external jobs, 28.3
execution plans
analyzing for distributed queries, 31.4.4
export operations
restricted mode and, 3.1.4.4
expressions, calendaring, 27.4.5.1
EXTENT MANAGEMENT LOCAL clause
CREATE DATABASE, 2.4.2
extents
allocating cluster extents, 20.4
allocating for tables, 18.6.4
data dictionary views for, 17.5.2
deallocating cluster extents, 20.4
displaying free extents, 17.5.2.3
external jobs, 26.4.4.3
creating, 27.2.2.5, 27.2.2.5
retrieving stdout and stderr, 26.4.4.3.2, 26.4.4.3.3, 27.2.2.5, 27.2.11
external procedures
managing processes for, 4.7
external tables
altering, 18.13.2
creating, 18.13.1
defined, 18.13
dropping, 18.13.3
privileges required, 18.13.4
uploading data example, 18.13.1

F

fault diagnosability infrastructure, 8.1.1
features
new, Preface
features, new, Preface
file mapping
examples, 13.9.4
how it works, 13.9.2
how to use, 13.9.3
overview, 13.9.1
structures, 13.9.2.2
views, 13.9.3.3
file system
used for Oracle-managed files, 15.1.1.2
FILE_MAPPING initialization parameter, 13.9.3.1
filenames
Oracle-managed files, 15.3.1
files
creating Oracle-managed files, 15.3, 15.3.6.2
finalizing
an incident package, definition, 8.10.1.1
FIX_CORRUPT_BLOCKS procedure
DBMS_REPAIR, 23.2.1
example, 23.4.3
marking blocks corrupt, 23.3.3.1
fixed user database links
advantages and disadvantages, 29.2.7.2
creating, 30.2.3.1
definition, 29.2.7
example, 29.2.8
flash recovery area
initialization parameters to specify, 2.5.3
with Oracle managed files, 15.2
Flashback Drop
about, 18.11
purging recycle bin, 18.11.4
querying recycle bin, 18.11.3
recycle bin, 18.11.1
restoring objects, 18.11.5
Flashback Table
overview, 18.9
flood-controlled incidents
defined, 8.1.2
viewing, 8.3
FMON background process, 13.9.2.1.1
FMPUTL external process
used for file mapping, 13.9.2.1.2
FORCE clause
COMMIT statement, 33.5
ROLLBACK statement, 33.5
FORCE LOGGING clause
CREATE CONTROLFILE, 2.4.10.1
CREATE DATABASE, 2.4.10
CREATE TABLESPACE, 12.4
performance considerations, 2.4.10.2
FORCE LOGGING mode, 18.4.2.4
forcing
COMMIT or ROLLBACK, 33.3.1, 33.4.2
forcing a log switch, 10.6
using ARCHIVE_LAG_TARGET, 10.2.5
with the ALTER SYSTEM statement, 10.6
forget phase
in two-phase commit, 32.3.3
free space
listing free extents, 17.5.2.3
tablespaces and, 12.14.3
function-based indexes, 19.3.7

G

generic connectivity
definition, 29.1.2.3
global cache service (LMS), 4.5
global coordinators, 32.2.4
distributed transactions, 32.2.4
global database consistency
distributed databases and, 32.3.2.2
global database links, 29.2.6
creating, 30.2.2.3
global database names
changing the domain, 30.1.4
database links, 29.2.4
enforcing for database links, 29.2.5
enforcing global naming, 30.1.2
forming distributed database names, 30.1.1
impact of changing, 29.4.9.1
querying, 30.1.3
global object names
database links, 29.4.7
distributed databases, 30.1
global users, 30.8.5
schema-dependent in distributed systems, 29.3.2.4.1
schema-independent in distributed systems, 29.3.2.4.2
GLOBAL_NAME view
using to determine global database name, 30.1.3
GLOBAL_NAMES initialization parameter
database links, 29.2.5
globalization support
client/server architectures, 29.6.1
distributed databases, 29.6
GRANT statement
SYSOPER/SYSDBA privileges, 1.7.3.1
granting privileges and roles
SYSOPER/SYSDBA privileges, 1.7.3.1
growth trends
of database objects, 17.6.3
GV$DBLINK view, 30.5.2

H

hash clusters
advantages and disadvantages, 21.1
altering, 21.4
choosing key, 21.3.3.1
contrasted with index clusters, 21.1
controlling space use of, 21.3.3
creating, 21.3
data dictionary views reference, 21.6
dropping, 21.5
estimating storage, 21.3.4
examples, 21.3.3.5.1
hash function, 21.1, 21.2.2, 21.3, 21.3.3.1, 21.3.3.2, 21.3.3.3
HASH IS clause, 21.3, 21.3.3.2
HASHKEYS clause, 21.3, 21.3.3.4
single-table, 21.3.2
SIZE clause, 21.3.3.3
sorted, 21.3.1
hash functions
for hash cluster, 21.1
health checks, 8.1.1
Health Monitor, 8.7
checks, 8.7.1.1
generating reports, 8.7.3
running, 8.7.2
viewing reports, 8.7.3
viewing reports using ADRCI, 8.7.3.3
heterogeneous distributed systems
definition, 29.1.2
Heterogeneous Services
overview, 29.1.2
HI_SHARED_MEMORY_ADDRESS parameter, 5.4.2.8.2
hints, 31.4.3
DRIVING_SITE, 31.4.3.2
NO_MERGE, 31.4.3.1
using to tune distributed queries, 31.4.3
HP OpenView, 29.3.4.3

I

IBM NetView/6000, 29.3.4.3
import operations
restricted mode and, 3.1.4.4
incident package
creating, editing and uploading custom, 8.10
customizing, 8.10.3, 8.10.3.2
defined, 8.1.1
viewing, 8.10.3.1
incident packaging service, 8.1.1
incidents
about, 8.1.2
flood-controlled, 8.1.2
viewing, 8.3
index clusters. See clusters.
indexes
altering, 19.4
analyzing, 16.2
choosing columns to index, 19.2.2
cluster indexes, 20.3.2, 20.4.1, 20.5
coalescing, 19.2.10, 19.4.2
column order for performance, 19.2.3
creating, 19.3
data dictionary views reference, 19.7
disabling and dropping constraints cost, 19.2.11
dropping, 19.2.5, 19.6, 19.6
estimating size, 19.2.6
estimating space use, 17.6.2
explicitly creating a unique index, 19.3.2
function-based, 19.3.7
guidelines for managing, 19.1
invisible, 19.3.9, 19.4.3
keeping when disabling constraint, 16.5.3
keeping when dropping constraint, 16.5.3
key compression, 19.3.8
limiting for a table, 19.2.4
monitoring space use of, 19.5
monitoring usage, 19.4.5
parallelizing index creation, 19.2.8
rebuilding, 19.2.10, 19.4.2, 19.4.2
rebuilt after direct-path INSERT, 18.4.2.5.2
renaming, 19.4.4
setting storage parameters for, 19.2.6
shrinking, 17.3.3
space used by, 19.5
statement for creating, 19.3.1
tablespace for, 19.2.7
temporary segments and, 19.2.1
validating structure, 16.2.2
when to create, 19.2.2
index-organized tables
analyzing, 18.12.5
AS subquery, 18.12.2.6
converting to heap, 18.12.7
creating, 18.12.2
described, 18.12.1
INCLUDING clause, 18.12.2.5
key compression, 18.12.2.7
maintaining, 18.12.3
ORDER BY clause, using, 18.12.6
parallel creation, 18.12.2.6
rebuilding with MOVE clause, 18.12.3.2
storing nested tables, 18.12.2.3
storing object types, 18.12.2.3
threshold value, 18.12.2.4
in-doubt transactions, 32.4
after a system failure, 33.4.1
automatic resolution, 32.4.1, 32.4.1.1
deciding how to handle, 33.4
deciding whether to perform manual override, 33.4.2
defined, 32.3.1.2
manual resolution, 32.4.2
manually committing, 33.5.1
manually committing, example, 33.7
manually overriding, 33.4.2, 33.5
manually overriding, scenario, 33.7
manually rolling back, 33.5.2
overview, 32.4
pending transactions table, 33.7.6
purging rows from data dictionary, 33.6, 33.6.2
recoverer process and, 33.9.2
rolling back, 33.5, 33.5.1.1, 33.5.2, 33.5.2
SCNs and, 32.4.3
simulating, 33.9
tracing session tree, 33.3.2
viewing database links, 33.3.1
INITIAL parameter
cannot alter, 18.6.2
initialization parameter file
about, 2.5.1
and Automatic Storage Management, 3.1.2
creating, 2.3.4
creating by copying and pasting from alert log, 2.6.10
creating for database creation, 2.3.4
editing before database creation, 2.5
individual parameter names, 2.5.2
sample, 2.5.1.2
server parameter file, 2.6
initialization parameter files
default locations, 3.1.2
search order, 3.1.2
initialization parameters
about, 2.5.1
and database startup, 3.1.2
ARCHIVE_LAG_TARGET, 10.2.5.1
BUFFER_POOL_KEEP, 5.4.2.2.2
BUFFER_POOL_RECYCLE, 5.4.2.2.2
changing, 2.6.6.1
clearing, 2.6.7
COMMIT_POINT_STRENGTH, 32.2.5.2, 33.1
CONTROL_FILES, 2.5.4, 2.5.4, 9.2.1, 9.3.1
DB_BLOCK_CHECKING, 23.3.1.4
DB_BLOCK_CHECKSUM, 10.7, 13.7
DB_BLOCK_SIZE, 2.5.5, 12.3
DB_CACHE_SIZE, 12.3
DB_DOMA, 2.5.2
DB_DOMAIN, 2.5.2.2
DB_FILES, 13.1.1.1
DB_NAME, 2.5.2
DB_nK_CACHE_SIZE, 12.3, 12.13.5.5
DISPATCHERS, 4.3.3.3
FILE_MAPPING, 13.9.3.1
for buffer cache, 5.4.2.2
GLOBAL_NAMES, 29.2.5
HI_SHARED_MEMORY_ADDRESS, 5.4.2.8.2
LOCK_SGA, 5.4.2.8.1
LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST, 11.4.1
LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_n, 11.4.1, 11.6.2
LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_STATE_n, 11.4.2
LOG_ARCHIVE_MAX_PROCESSES, 11.3.4
LOG_ARCHIVE_MIN_SUCCEED_DEST, 11.6.1
LOG_ARCHIVE_TRACE, 11.7
MAX_DUMP_FILE_SIZE, 7.1.1.1
OPEN_LINKS, 30.4.3
PROCESSES, 2.5.6
REMOTE_LOGIN_PASSWORDFILE, 1.7.2
REMOTE_OS_AUTHENT, 29.2.7.1
resetting, 2.6.7
RESOURCE_MANAGER_PLAN, 25.5, 25.5
server parameter file and, 2.6, 2.6.11
SET SQL_TRACE, 7.1.1.2
setting, 2.6.6.1
shared server and, 4.3.1
SHARED_MEMORY_ADDRESS, 5.4.2.8.2
SHARED_SERVERS, 4.3.2.2
SORT_AREA_SIZE, 19.2.1
SPFILE, 2.6.5, 3.1.2
SQL_TRACE, 7.1.1
STATISTICS_LEVEL, 18.5
UNDO_MANAGEMENT, 2.4.4
UNDO_TABLESPACE, 2.5.8.2, 14.2.1
USE_INDIRECT_DATA_BUFFERS, 5.4.2.8.3
INITRANS parameter
altering, 18.6.2
INSERT statement
with DML error logging, 18.4.1
installing
patches, 1.2.10
instances
aborting, 3.3.4
shutting down immediately, 3.3.2
shutting down normally, 3.3.1
transactional shutdown, 3.3.3
integrity constraints
See also constraints
cost of disabling, 19.2.11
cost of dropping, 19.2.11
creating indexes associated with, 19.3.3
dropping tablespaces and, 12.9
ORA-02055 constraint violation, 31.3
INTERNAL username
connecting for shutdown, 3.3
invisible indexes, 19.3.9, 19.4.3
IOT. See index-organized tables.
IPS, 8.1.1

J

job classes
altering, 27.5.3
creating, 27.5.2
dropping, 27.5.4
overview, 26.6
using, 27.5
job coordinator, 26.9.2
job recovery (Scheduler), 28.5.2
job scheduling
dependency, 26.1.1
event-based, 26.1.1
time-based, 26.1.1
JOB_QUEUE_PROCESSES initialization parameter, A.3
jobs
altering, 27.2.3
copying, 27.2.9
creating, 27.2.2
creating for chains, 27.9.6
detached, 26.4.4.4
disabling, 27.2.7
dropping, 27.2.6
enabling, 27.2.8
external, 26.4.4.3
creating, 27.2.2.5
failed Scheduler, 28.5.1
lightweight, 26.4.4.5
lightweight, example of creating, 27.2.2.2.1
overview, 26.4
priorities, 28.2.4
remote external
about, 26.4.4.3.3
running, 27.2.2.5
running, 27.2.4
stopping, 27.2.5
using, 27.2
viewing information on running, 28.2.2
viewing stdout and stderr for, 27.2.11
join views
definition, 22.1.2.1
DELETE statements, 22.1.5.2.2
key-preserved tables in, 22.1.5.1
modifying, 22.1.5
rules for modifying, 22.1.5.2
updating, 22.1.5
joins
statement transparency in distributed databases, 30.7

K

key compression, 18.12.2.7
indexes, 19.3.8
key-preserved tables
in join views, 22.1.5.1
in outer joins, 22.1.5.3
keys
cluster, 20.1, 20.2.3

L

large objects, 18.3.1
lightweight jobs, 26.4.4.5
example, 27.2.2.2.1
example of creating, 27.2.2.2.1
examples, 28.6.1
links
See database links
LIST CHAINED ROWS clause
of ANALYZE statement, 16.2.3.1
listing database links, 30.5.1, 33.3.1, 33.3.2
loading data
using external tables, 18.13.1
LOBs, 18.3.1
local coordinators, 32.2.3
distributed transactions, 32.2.3
locally managed tablepsaces
shrinking, temporary, 12.7.4
locally managed tablespaces, 12.2.1
automatic segment space management in, 12.2.1.2
DBMS_SPACE_ADMIN package, 12.11
detecting and repairing defects, 12.11
migrating SYSTEM from dictionary-managed, 12.12
tempfiles, 12.2.4.1
temporary, creating, 12.2.4.1
location transparency in distributed databases
creating using synonyms, 30.6.2
creating using views, 30.6.1
restrictions, 30.7
using procedures, 30.6.3.3
lock timeout interval
distributed transactions, 33.8
LOCK_SGA parameter, 5.4.2.8.1
locks
in-doubt distributed transactions, 33.8, 33.8.2
monitoring, 7.2.1
log
window (Scheduler), 27.6
log sequence number
control files, 10.1.3.2
log switches
description, 10.1.3.2
forcing, 10.6, 10.6
log sequence numbers, 10.1.3.2
multiplexed redo log files and, 10.2.1.1
privileges, 10.6
using ARCHIVE_LAG_TARGET, 10.2.5
waiting for archiving to complete, 10.2.1.1
log writer process (LGWR), 4.5
multiplexed redo log files and, 10.2.1.1
online redo logs available for use, 10.1.3
trace files and, 10.2.1.1
writing to online redo log files, 10.1.3
LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST initialization parameter
specifying destinations using, 11.4.1
LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_n initialization parameter, 11.4.1
REOPEN attribute, 11.6.2
LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_STATE_n initialization parameter, 11.4.2
LOG_ARCHIVE_DUPLEX_DEST initialization parameter
specifying destinations using, 11.4.1
LOG_ARCHIVE_MAX_PROCESSES initialization parameter, 11.3.4
LOG_ARCHIVE_MIN_SUCCEED_DEST initialization parameter, 11.6.1
LOG_ARCHIVE_TRACE initialization parameter, 11.7
LOGGING clause
CREATE TABLESPACE, 12.4
logging mode
direct-path INSERT, 18.4.2.4
NOARCHIVELOG mode and, 18.4.2.4.1
logical corruptions from DBMS_REPAIR, 23.3.2
logical volume managers
mapping files to physical devices, 13.9, 13.9.4.3
used for Oracle-managed files, 15.1.1.1
LOGON trigger
setting resumable mode, 17.2.3
logs
job, 28.2.3
window (Scheduler), 27.6, 28.2.3
LONG columns, 30.7
LONG RAW columns, 30.7

M

maintenance window
creating, 24.4.2
definition, 24.1
MAINTENANCE_WINDOW_GROUP, 24.2
modifying, 24.4.1
predefined, 24.6.1
removing, 24.4.3
maintenance windows
Scheduler, 24.2
managing
memory, 5
space threshold alerts for the undo tablespace, 14.5.6
managing datafiles, 13
managing sequences, 22.2.1
managing synonyms, 22.3.1
managing tables, 18
managing views, 22.1
manual archiving
in ARCHIVELOG mode, 11.3.3
manual overrides
in-doubt transactions, 33.5
MAX_DUMP_FILE_SIZE initialization parameter, 7.1.1.1
MAXDATAFILES parameter
changing, 9.3.3.2
MAXINSTANCES, 9.3.3.2
MAXLOGFILES parameter
changing, 9.3.3.2
CREATE DATABASE statement, 10.2.4
MAXLOGHISTORY parameter
changing, 9.3.3.2
MAXLOGMEMBERS parameter
changing, 9.3.3.2
CREATE DATABASE statement, 10.2.4, 10.2.4
MAXTRANS parameter
altering, 18.6.2
media recovery
effects of archiving on, 11.2.1
memory
extended buffer cache (32-bit), 5.4.2.8.3
managing, 5
overview of architecture of, 5.2
system global area (SGA)
initialization parameters, 5.4.2.8
locking into physical memory, 5.4.2.8.1
starting address, 5.4.2.8.2
memory management
about, 5.1
automatic, 5.1, 5.3.2
data dictionary views reference, 5.5.2
MEMORY_MAX_TARGET parameter, 5.3.1
MEMORY_TARGET parameter, 5.3.1
migrated rows
eliminating from table, procedure, 16.2.3.2
MINEXTENTS parameter
cannot alter, 18.6.2
mirrored files
control files, 2.5.4, 9.2.2
online redo log, 10.2.1.1
online redo log location, 10.2.2
online redo log size, 10.2.3
MISSING datafiles, 9.4.1
monitoring
performance, 7.2
running chains, 27.9.17
MONITORING clause
CREATE TABLE, 18.5
MONITORING USAGE clause
of ALTER INDEX statement, 19.4.5
mounting a database, 3.1.4.3
moving control files, 9.3.2
multiple temporary tablespaces, 12.2.5, 12.2.5.3
multiplexed control files
importance of, 9.2.2
multiplexing
archived redo logs, 11.4.1
control files, 9.2.2
redo log file groups, 10.2.1
redo log files, 10.2.1, 10.2.1

N

name resolution in distributed databases
database links, 29.4.7
impact of global name changes, 29.4.9.1
procedures, 29.4.9
schema objects, 29.2.9.4, 29.4.8
synonyms, 29.4.9
views, 29.4.9
when global database name is complete, 29.4.7.1
when global database name is partial, 29.4.7.2
when no global database name is specified, 29.4.7.3
named user limits
setting initially, 2.5.10
networks
connections, minimizing, 30.3
distributed databases use of, 29.1.1
new features, Preface
NEXT parameter
altering, 18.6.2
NEXTVAL pseudo-column, 22.2.4.1, 22.2.4.1.1
restrictions, 22.2.4.1.3
NO_DATA_FOUND keyword, 31.5
NO_MERGE hint, 31.4.3.1
NOARCHIVELOG mode
archiving, 11.2
definition, 11.2.1
dropping datafiles, 13.4.2
LOGGING mode and, 18.4.2.4.1
media failure, 11.2.1
no hot backups, 11.2.1
running in, 11.2.1
switching to, 11.3.2
taking datafiles offline in, 13.4.2
NOCACHE option
CREATE SEQUENCE statement, 22.2.4.2.2
NOLOGGING clause
CREATE TABLESPACE, 12.4
NOLOGGING mode
direct-path INSERT, 18.4.2.4
NOMOUNT clause
STARTUP command, 3.1.4.2
normal transmission mode
definition, 11.5.1
Novell NetWare Management System, 29.3.4.3

O

object privileges
for external tables, 18.13.4
objects
See also schema objects
offline tablespaces
priorities, 12.5.1
taking offline, 12.5.1
online redefinition of tables, 18.7
abort and cleanup, 18.7.5
examples, 18.7.8
features of, 18.7.1
intermediate synchronization, 18.7.4
redefining a single partition, 18.7.7
rules for, 18.7.7.1
restrictions, 18.7.6
with DBMS_REDEFINITION, 18.7.2
online redo log files
See also online redo logs
online redo logs
See also redo log files
creating groups, 10.3
creating members, 10.3.2
data dictionary views reference, 10.9
dropping groups, 10.5
dropping members, 10.5
forcing a log switch, 10.6
guidelines for configuring, 10.2
INVALID members, 10.5.2
location of, 10.2.2
managing, 10
moving files, 10.4
number of files in the, 10.2.4
optimum configuration for the, 10.2.4
renaming files, 10.4
renaming members, 10.4
specifying ARCHIVE_LAG_TARGET, 10.2.5
STALE members, 10.5.2
online segment shrink, 17.3.3
OPEN_LINKS initialization parameter, 30.4.3
opening windows, 27.6.4
operating system authentication, 1.6.3.2
operating systems
database administrators requirements for, 1.5.1
renaming and relocating files, 13.5
ORA_TZFILE environment variable
specifying time zone file for database, 2.4.9.2
ORA-01013 error message, 3.3.5
ORA-02055 error
integrity constraint violation, 31.3
ORA-02067 error
rollback required, 31.3
Oracle Call Interface. See OCI
Oracle Data Guard
support by the Scheduler, 26.10, 28.6.9
Oracle Database
release numbers, 1.4.1
Oracle Database users
types of, 1.1
Oracle Enterprise Manager, 3.1.1.3, 3.1.1.3
Oracle home
cloning, 1.2.11
Oracle Managed Files feature
See also Oracle-managed files
Oracle Net
service names in, 11.5.2
transmitting archived logs via, 11.5.2
Oracle Scheduler
See Scheduler
Oracle Universal Installer, 2.1
Oracle wallet, 12.2.3, 18.2.7
ORACLE_SID environment variable, 2.3.1
Oracle-managed files
adding to an existing database, 15.5.3
behavior, 15.4
benefits, 15.1.2
CREATE DATABASE statement, 15.3.2
creating, 15.3
creating control files, 15.3.5
creating datafiles, 15.3.3
creating online redo log files, 15.3.6
creating tempfiles, 15.3.4
described, 15.1
dropping datafile, 15.4.1
dropping online redo log files, 15.4.2
dropping tempfile, 15.4.1
initialization parameters, 15.2
introduction, 2.4.7
naming, 15.3.1
renaming, 15.4.3
scenarios for using, 15.5
oraenv and coraenv, 1.3.2.2
ORAPWD utility, 1.7.1
ORGANIZATION EXTERNAL clause
of CREATE TABLE, 18.13.1
orphan key table
example of building, 23.4.1.2
OSDBA group, 1.6.3.1
OSOPER group, 1.6.3.1
OTHER_GROUPS
for Database Resource Manager, 25.1.3.1
OTHER_GROUPS for Database Resource Manager, 25.3.5, 25.3.6, 25.6.3
outer joins, 22.1.5.3
key-preserved tables in, 22.1.5.3
overlapping windows, 27.6.9

P

package
See also incident package
package, incident
defined, 8.1.1
packages
DBMS_FILE_TRANSFER, 13.7
DBMS_METADATA, 16.10.1
DBMS_REDEFINITION, 18.7.2, 18.7.9
DBMS_REPAIR, 23.2
DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER, 25.1.3, 25.1.5, 25.1.5, 25.4.3
DBMS_RESOURCE_MANAGER_PRIVS, 25.1.5, 25.1.5
DBMS_RESUMABLE, 17.2.4.3
DBMS_SPACE, 17.3.4, 17.5.1
DBMS_STATS, 16.2.1, 18.5
DBMS_STORAGE_MAP, 13.9.3.2, 13.9.3.3
packaging and uploading problems, 8.10.2
parallel execution
managing, 4.6
parallel hints, 4.6, 4.6
parallelizing index creation, 19.2.8
resumable space allocation, 17.2.1.5
parallel hints, 4.6, 4.6
PARALLEL_DEGREE_LIMIT_ABSOLUTE resource allocation method, 25.3.4
parallelizing table creation, 18.2.4, 18.3.3
parameter files
See also initialization parameter file.
partitioned tables
redefining partitions online, 18.7.7
rules for, 18.7.7.1
password
setting for SYSTEM account in CREATE DATABASE statement, 2.4.1
setting SYS in CREATE DATABASE statement, 2.4.1
password file
adding users, 1.7.3
creating, 1.7.1
ORAPWD utility, 1.7.1
removing, 1.7.4.2
setting REMOTE_LOGIN_PASSWORD, 1.7.2
viewing members, 1.7.3.2
password file authentication, 1.6.4.1
passwords
case sensitivity of, 1.6.2, 1.6.4.1, 1.6.4.2
default for SYS and SYSTEM, 1.5.2
password file, 1.7.3
setting REMOTE_LOGIN_PASSWORD parameter, 1.7.2
patches, installing, 1.2.10
pausing chains and chain steps, 27.9.14
PCTINCREASE parameter, 18.6.2
pending area for Database Resource Manager plans, 25.3.8
validating plan schema changes, 25.3.6
pending transaction tables, 33.7.6
performance
index column order, 19.2.3
location of datafiles and, 13.1.3
monitoring, 7.2
PGA_AGGREGATE_TARGET initialization parameter, 5.4.3
plan schemas for Database Resource Manager, 25.1.4.1, 25.5, 25.7.4
validating plan changes, 25.3.6
plans for Database Resource Manager
examples, 25.6
PL/SQL
replaced views and program units, 22.1.3
PRAGMA_EXCEPTION_INIT procedure
assigning exception names, 31.5
predefined user accounts, 2.8.1
prepare phase
abort response, 32.3.1.1.3
in two-phase commit, 32.3.1
prepared response, 32.3.1.1.1
read-only response, 32.3.1.1.2
recognizing read-only nodes, 32.3.1.1.2
steps, 32.3.1.2
prepare/commit phases
effects of failure, 33.8.1
failures during, 33.4.1
locked resources, 33.8
pending transaction table, 33.7.6
prepared response
two-phase commit, 32.3.1.1.1
prerequisites
for creating a database, 2.1.1.2
PRIMARY KEY constraints
associated indexes, 19.3.3.1
dropping associated indexes, 19.6
enabling on creation, 19.3.3
foreign key references when dropped, 16.5.3.1
indexes associated with, 19.3.3
priorities
job, 28.2.4
private database links, 29.2.6
private synonyms, 22.3.1
privileges
adding redo log groups, 10.3
altering indexes, 19.4
altering tables, 18.6
closing a database link, 31.2
creating database links, 30.2.1
creating tables, 18.3
creating tablespaces, 12.2
database administrator, 1.5
dropping indexes, 19.6
dropping online redo log members, 10.5.2
dropping redo log groups, 10.5.1
dropping tables, 18.10
enabling and disabling triggers, 16.4
for external tables, 18.13.4
forcing a log switch, 10.6
managing with procedures, 30.6.3.4
managing with synonyms, 30.6.2.2
managing with views, 30.6.1
manually archiving, 11.3.3
renaming objects, 16.6
renaming redo log members, 10.4
RESTRICTED SESSION system privilege, 3.1.4.4
Scheduler, 28.1
sequences, 22.2.2, 22.2.2, 22.2.5
setting chain (Scheduler), 28.1
synonyms, 22.3.2, 22.3.4
taking tablespaces offline, 12.5.1
truncating, 16.3.3
using a view, 22.1.4
using sequences, 22.2.4
views, 22.1.2, 22.1.3, 22.1.7
privileges, Scheduler, 28.7.1
problem activity log
adding comments to, 8.2.7
problems
about, 8.1.2
adding comments to activity log, 8.2.7
problems (critical errors)
packaging and uploading, 8.10.2
procedures
external, 4.7
location transparency in distributed databases, 30.6.3
name resolution in distributed databases, 29.4.9
remote calls, 29.5.2
process monitor (PMON), 4.5
processes
See also server processes
PROCESSES initialization parameter
setting before database creation, 2.5.6
PRODUCT_COMPONENT_VERSION view, 1.4.2
program global area (PGA), 5.2
program global areas, 5.2
programs
altering, 27.3.3
creating, 27.3.2
disabling, 27.3.5
dropping, 27.3.4
enabling, 27.3.6
overview, 26.2
using, 27.3
public database links, 29.2.6
connected user, 30.8.3
fixed user, 30.8.1
public fixed user database links, 30.8.1
public synonyms, 22.3.1
PURGE_LOST_DB_ENTRY procedure
DBMS_TRANSACTION package, 33.6.1

Q

queries
distributed, 29.4.2
distributed application development issues, 31.4
location transparency and, 29.5.1.2
remote, 29.4.1
quiescing a database, 3.4
quotas
tablespace, 12.1.2

R

RAISE_APPLICATION_ERROR() procedure, 31.5
read consistency
managing in distributed databases, 33.10
read-only database
opening, 3.2.3
read-only response
two-phase commit, 32.3.1.1.2
read-only tables, 18.6.9
read-only tablespaces
datafile headers when rename, 12.8
delaying opening of datafiles, 12.6.4
making read-only, 12.6.1
making writable, 12.6.2
WORM devices, 12.6.3
Real Application Clusters
allocating extents for cluster, 20.4
sequence numbers and, 22.2.2
threads of online redo log, 10.1.1
rebuilding indexes, 19.4.2
costs, 19.2.10
online, 19.4.2
reclaiming unused space, 17.3
RECOVER clause
STARTUP command, 3.1.4.6
recoverer process
disabling, 33.9.2
distributed transaction recovery, 33.9.2
enabling, 33.9.2
pending transaction table, 33.9.2
recoverer process (RECO), 4.5
recovering
Scheduler jobs, 28.5.2
recovery
creating new control files, 9.3.3.2
Recovery Manager
starting a database, 3.1.1.2
starting an instance, 3.1.1.2
recycle bin
about, 18.11.1
purging, 18.11.4
renamed objects, 18.11.1
restoring objects from, 18.11.5
viewing, 18.11.3
redefining tables online
See online redefinition of tables
redo log files
See also online redo logs
active (current), 10.1.3.1
archiving, 11.2
available for use, 10.1.3
circular use of, 10.1.3
clearing, 10.2.1.1, 10.8
contents of, 10.1.2
creating as Oracle-managed files, 15.3.6
creating as Oracle-managed files, example, 15.5.1
creating groups, 10.3
creating members, 10.3, 10.3.2
distributed transaction information in, 10.1.3
dropping groups, 10.5
dropping members, 10.5
group members, 10.2.1
groups, defined, 10.2.1
how many in redo log, 10.2.4
inactive, 10.1.3.1, 10.1.3.1
instance recovery use of, 10.1
legal and illegal configurations, 10.2.1.2
LGWR and the, 10.1.3
log switches, 10.1.3.2
maximum number of members, 10.2.4
members, 10.2.1
mirrored, log switches and, 10.2.1.1
multiplexed, 10.2.1, 10.2.1, 10.2.1.1
online, defined, 10.1
planning the, 10.2, 10.2.4
redo entries, 10.1.2
requirements, 10.2.1.2
specifying at database creation, 15.3.2.2
storing separately from datafiles, 13.1.4
threads, 10.1.1
unavailable when database is opened, 3.1.4
verifying blocks, 10.7
redo logs
See also online redo log
redo records, 10.1.2
LOGGING and NOLOGGING, 12.4
referential integrity
distributed database application development, 31.3
release number format, 1.4.1
releases, 1.4.1
checking the Oracle Database release number, 1.4.2
relocating control files, 9.3.2
remote connections
connecting as SYSOPER/SYSDBA, 1.6.1
password files, 1.7.2
remote data
querying, 30.7
updating, 30.7
remote external jobs
about, 26.4.4.3.3
credentials, 26.4.4.3.1
executing, 28.3
running, 27.2.2.5
scheduler agent setup, 28.3.2
remote procedure calls, 29.5.2, 29.5.2
distributed databases and, 29.5.2
remote queries
distributed databases and, 29.4.1
remote transactions, 29.4.4
defined, 29.4.4
REMOTE_LOGIN_PASSWORDFILE initialization parameter, 1.7.2
REMOTE_OS_AUTHENT initialization parameter
connected user database links, 29.2.7.1
RENAME statement, 16.6
renaming control files, 9.3.2
renaming files
Oracle-managed files, 15.4.3
renaming indexes, 19.4.4
REOPEN attribute
LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_n initialization parameter, 11.6.2
repair table
example of building, 23.4.1.1
repairing data block corruption
DBMS_REPAIR, 23.1
repeat interval, schedule, 27.4.5
RESIZE clause
for single-file tablespace, 12.7.2
resource allocation methods
active session pool, 25.3.4
ACTIVE_SESS_POOL_MTH, 25.3.4
CPU resource, 25.3.4, 25.3.4
EMPHASIS, 25.3.4
limit on degree of parallelism, 25.3.4
PARALLEL_DEGREE_LIMIT_ABSOLUTE, 25.3.4
PARALLEL_DEGREE_LIMIT_MTH, 25.3.4
QUEUEING_MTH, 25.3.4
queuing resource allocation method, 25.3.4
ROUND-ROBIN, 25.3.3
resource consumer groups, 25.1.3
changing, 25.4.3
creating, 25.3.3
DEFAULT_CONSUMER_GROUP, 25.1.3.1, 25.4.7, 25.4.7.2, 25.7.2
deleting, 25.7.2
granting the switch privilege, 25.4.7
managing, 25.4, 25.4.6
OTHER_GROUPS, 25.1.3.1, 25.3.5, 25.3.6, 25.6.3
parameters, 25.3.3
revoking the switch privilege, 25.4.7.2
setting initial, 25.4.2
switching a session, 25.4.3.1
switching sessions for a user, 25.4.3.2
SYS_GROUP, 25.6.3
updating, 25.7.1
Resource Manager
AUTO_TASK_CONSUMER_GROUP consumer group, 24.5
resource plan directives, 25.1.3, 25.3.6
deleting, 25.7.6
specifying, 25.3.5
updating, 25.7.5
resource plans, 25.1.3, 25.1.3.6
creating, 25.2
DEFAULT_MAINTENANCE_PLAN, 24.5.1
DELETE_PLAN_CASCADE, 25.7.4
deleting, 25.7.4
examples, 25.6
parameters, 25.3.4
plan schemas, 25.1.4.1, 25.5, 25.7.4
SYSTEM_PLAN, 25.6.3
top plan, 25.3.6, 25.5
updating, 25.7.3
validating, 25.3.6
RESOURCE_MANAGER_PLAN initialization parameter, 25.5, 25.5
RESTRICTED SESSION system privilege
restricted mode and, 3.1.4.4
result cache
and the shared pool size, 5.4.2.3.1
setting size of, 5.4.2.7
RESULT_CACHE_SIZE initialization parameter, 5.4.2.7
resumable space allocation
correctable errors, 17.2.1.3
detecting suspended statements, 17.2.4
disabling, 17.2.2
distributed databases, 17.2.1.4
enabling, 17.2.2
example, 17.2.6
how resumable statements work, 17.2.1.1
naming statements, 17.2.2.2.2
parallel execution and, 17.2.1.5
resumable operations, 17.2.1.2
setting as default for session, 17.2.3
timeout interval, 17.2.2.2.1, 17.2.4.1
RESUMABLE_TIMEOUT Initialization Parameter
setting, 17.2.2.1
RESUMABLE_TIMEOUT initialization parameter, 17.2.1.1
retention guarantee (for undo), 14.2.2.2
reversing table changes, 18.8
RMAN. See Recovery Manager.
roles
DBA role, 1.5.2.3
obtained through database links, 29.2.10
ROLLBACK statement
FORCE clause, 33.5, 33.5.1.1, 33.5.2
forcing, 33.4.2
rollbacks
ORA-02, 31.3
ROUND-ROBIN resource allocation method, 25.3.3
rows
listing chained or migrated, 16.2.3
rules
adding to a chain, 27.9.4
dropping from chains, 27.9.9
running
chains, 27.9.8
jobs, 27.2.4
SQL Repair Advisor, 8.8.2

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Sample Schemas
description, 2.8.4
savepoints
in-doubt transactions, 33.5, 33.5.2
Scheduler
administering, 28
architecture, 26.9
configuring, 28.1
credentials for remote external jobs, 26.4.4.3.1
data dictionary views reference, 28.7.2
examples of using, 28.6
import and export, 28.4
maintenance windows, 24.2
monitoring and managing, 28.2
objects, 26.1.2
overview, 26.1
scheduling tasks with, 27
security, 28.2.5
support for Oracle Data Guard, 26.10, 28.6.9
using in RAC, 26.9.5
Scheduler agent
defined, 26.4.4.3.3
scheduler agent
setup, 28.3.2
Scheduler objects, naming, 27.1
Scheduler privileges reference, 28.7.1
Scheduler privileges, setting, 28.1
schedules
altering, 27.4.3
creating, 27.4.2
dropping, 27.4.4
overview, 26.3
using, 27.4
scheduling database tasks, 27
schema objects
analyzing, 16.2
creating multiple objects, 16.1
data dictionary views reference, 16.10.2
defining using DBMS_METADATA package, 16.10.1
dependencies between, 16.7
distributed database naming conventions for, 29.2.9.4
global names, 29.2.9.4
listing by type, 16.10.2.1
name resolution in distributed databases, 29.2.9.4, 29.4.8
name resolution in SQL statements, 16.8
privileges to rename, 16.6
referencing with synonyms, 30.6.2.1
renaming, 16.6, 16.6
validating structure, 16.2.2
viewing information, 16.10, 17.5
schema objects space usage
data dictionary views reference, 17.5.2
SCN. See system change number.
SCOPE clause
ALTER SYSTEM SET, 2.6.6.1
scripts, authenticating users in, 2.8.3
SEC_CASE_SENSITIVE_LOGON initialization parameter, 1.6.2, 1.6.4.1
security
accessing a database, 6.1
administrator of, 6.1
centralized user management in distributed databases, 29.3.2.4
database security, 6.1
distributed databases, 29.3.2
establishing policies, 6
privileges, 6.1
remote objects, 30.6.1
Scheduler, 28.2.5
using synonyms, 30.6.2.2
Segment Advisor, 17.3.2
configuring Scheduler job, 17.3.2.4
invoking with Enterprise Manager, 17.3.2.2.1
invoking with PL/SQL, 17.3.2.2.2
running manually, 17.3.2.2
viewing results, 17.3.2.3
views, 17.3.2.5
SEGMENT_FIX_STATUS procedure
DBMS_REPAIR, 23.2.1
segments
available space, 17.5.1
data dictionary views for, 17.5.2
deallocating unused space, 17.3
displaying information on, 17.5.2.1
shrinking, 17.3.3
SELECT statement
FOR UPDATE clause and location transparency, 30.7
SEQUENCE_CACHE_ENTRIES parameter, 22.2.4.2.2
sequences
accessing, 22.2.4
altering, 22.2.3
caching sequence numbers, 22.2.4.2
creating, 22.2.2, 22.2.4.2.2, 22.2.4.2.2
CURRVAL, 22.2.4.1.2
data dictionary views reference, 22.4
dropping, 22.2.5
managing, 22.2.1
NEXTVAL, 22.2.4.1.1
Oracle Real Applications Clusters and, 22.2.2
SERVER parameter
net service name, 30.3.3.1
server parameter file
and Automatic Storage Management, 3.1.2
creating, 2.6.3
defined, 2.6.1
exporting, 2.6.8
migrating to, 2.6.2
recovering, 2.6.10
RMAN backup, 2.6.9
setting initialization parameter values, 2.6.6
SPFILE initialization parameter, 2.6.5
STARTUP command behavior, 2.6.1
viewing parameter settings, 2.6.11
server processes
archiver (ARCn), 4.5
background, 4.5
checkpoint (CKPT), 4.5
database writer (DBWn), 4.5
dedicated, 4.1.1
dispatcher (Dnnn), 4.5
dispatchers, 4.3.3.3
global cache service (LMS), 4.5
log writer (LGWR), 4.5
monitoring locks, 7.2.1
process monitor (PMON), 4.5
recoverer (RECO), 4.5
shared server, 4.1.2
system monitor (SMON), 4.5
trace files for, 7.1.1
server-generated alerts, 7.1.2
servers
role in two-phase commit, 32.2.2
service names
database links and, 30.2.4
services
application, 2.7
application, configuring, 2.7.2
application, deploying, 2.7.1
application, using, 2.7.3
session trees for distributed transactions
clients, 32.2.1
commit point site, 32.2.5, 32.2.5.2
database servers, 32.2.2
definition, 32.2
global coordinators, 32.2.4
local coordinators, 32.2.3
tracing transactions, 33.3.2
sessions
active, 4.8.2
inactive, 4.8.3
setting advice for transactions, 33.4.3.3
terminating, 4.8
SET TIME_ZONE clause
ALTER SESSION, 2.4.9.1
CREATE DATABASE, 2.4.9.1
SET TRANSACTION statement
naming transactions, 33.2
setting
Scheduler privileges, 28.1
SGA
See Also system global area
SGA_MAX_SIZE initialization parameter, 5.4.1.3
SGA_TARGET initialization parameter, 5.4.1.4
shared database links
configuring, 30.3.3
creating, 30.3.2
dedicated servers, creating links to, 30.3.3.1
determining whether to use, 30.3.1
example, 29.2.8
shared servers, creating links to, 30.3.3.2
SHARED keyword
CREATE DATABASE LINK statement, 30.3.2
shared server, 4.1.2
configuring dispatchers, 4.3.3
data dictionary views reference, 4.3.4
disabling, 4.3.2.2, 4.3.3.6
initialization parameters, 4.3.1
interpreting trace output, 7.1.1.3
setting minimum number of servers, 4.3.2.2
trace files for processes, 7.1.1
shared SQL
for remote and distributed statements, 29.4.3
SHARED_MEMORY_ADDRESS parameter, 5.4.2.8.2
shrinking segments online, 17.3.3
SHUTDOWN command
ABORT clause, 3.3.4
IMMEDIATE clause, 3.3.2
interrupting, 3.3.5
NORMAL clause, 3.3.1
TRANSACTIONAL clause, 3.3.3
silent mode
creating a database with DBCA in, 2.2.2
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) support
database management, 29.3.4.3
single-file tablespaces
description, 12.2.2
single-instance
defined, 2.3
single-table hash clusters, 21.3.2
site autonomy
distributed databases, 29.3.1
SKIP_CORRUPT_BLOCKS procedure, 23.3.3.1
DBMS_REPAIR, 23.2.1
example, 23.4.5
skipping chain steps, 27.9.15
snapshot too old error, 14.2.2.1
SORT_AREA_SIZE initialization parameter
index creation and, 19.2.1
space
deallocating unused, 17.3.4
reclaiming unused, 17.3
space allocation
resumable, 17.2
space management
datatypes, space requirements, 17.4
deallocating unused space, 17.3
Segment Advisor, 17.3
shrink segment, 17.3
SPACE_ERROR_INFO procedure, 17.2.4.1
SPFILE initialization parameter, 2.6.5
specifying from client machine, 3.1.2
SQL
submitting, 1.3
SQL failure
repairing with SQL Repair Advisor, 8.8
SQL patch
disabling, 8.8.3
removing, 8.8.3
viewing, 8.8.3
SQL Repair Advisor
about, 8.8.1
repairing SQL failure with, 8.8
running, 8.8.2
SQL statements
distributed databases and, 29.4.1
SQL test case builder, 8.1.1
SQL*Loader
about, 1.8
SQL*Plus, 1.3
about, 1.3.1
connecting with, 1.3.2
starting, 3.1.3
starting a database, 3.1.1.1
starting an instance, 3.1.1.1
SQL_TRACE initialization parameter
trace files and, 7.1.1
STALE status
of redo log members, 10.5.2
stalled chain (Scheduler), 27.9.18
standby transmission mode
definition of, 11.5.2
Oracle Net and, 11.5.2
RFS processes and, 11.5.2
starting a database, 3.1
forcing, 3.1.4.5
Oracle Enterprise Manager, 3.1.1.3
recovery and, 3.1.4.6
Recovery Manager, 3.1.1.2
restricted mode, 3.1.4.4
SQL*Plus, 3.1.1.1
when control files unavailable, 3.1.4
when redo logs unavailable, 3.1.4
starting an instance
automatically at system startup, 3.1.4.7
database closed and mounted, 3.1.4.3
database name conflicts and, 2.5.2.1
forcing, 3.1.4.5
mounting and opening the database, 3.1.4.1
normally, 3.1.4.1
Oracle Enterprise Manager, 3.1.1.3
recovery and, 3.1.4.6
Recovery Manager, 3.1.1.2
remote instance startup, 3.1.4.8
restricted mode, 3.1.4.4
SQL*Plus, 3.1.1.1
when control files unavailable, 3.1.4
when redo logs unavailable, 3.1.4
without mounting a database, 3.1.4.2
startup
allocation of the SGA
starting a, 5.4.2.8.2
STARTUP command
default behavior, 2.6.1
NOMOUNT clause, 2.3.8, 3.1.4.2
RECOVER clause, 3.1.4.6
starting a database, 3.1.1.1, 3.1.4
statement transparency in distributed database
managing, 30.7
statistics
automatically collecting for tables, 18.5
STATISTICS_LEVEL initialization parameter
automatic statistics collection, 18.5
stderr
for local external jobs, 26.4.4.3.2, 26.4.4.3.3, 27.2.11
retrieving, 26.4.4.3.2, 26.4.4.3.3, 27.2.11
stdout
for local external jobs, 26.4.4.3.2, 26.4.4.3.3, 27.2.11
retrieving, 26.4.4.3.2, 26.4.4.3.3, 27.2.2.5, 27.2.11
steps, chain
dropping, 27.9.11
stopping
chain steps, 27.9.13
chains, 27.9.12
jobs, 27.2.5
storage parameters
INITIAL, 18.6.2
INITRANS, altering, 18.6.2
MAXTRANS, altering, 18.6.2
MINEXTENTS, 18.6.2
NEXT, 18.6.2
PCTINCREASE, 18.6.2
storage subsystems
mapping files to physical devices, 13.9, 13.9.4.3
stored procedures
managing privileges, 30.6.3.4
remote object security, 30.6.3.4
submitting SQL and commands to the database, 1.3
subqueries
in remote updates, 29.4.1
statement transparency in distributed databases, 30.7
SunSoft SunNet Manager, 29.3.4.3
Support Workbench, 8.1.3.5
SWITCH LOGFILE clause
ALTER SYSTEM statement, 10.6
synonyms, 22.3.3
creating, 22.3.2, 30.6.2.1
data dictionary views reference, 22.4
definition and creation, 30.6.2.1
displaying dependencies of, 16.10.2.2
dropping, 22.3.4
examples, 30.6.2.1
location transparency in distributed databases, 30.6.2
managing, 22.3.1, 22.3.4
managing privileges in remote database, 30.6.2.2
name resolution in distributed databases, 29.4.9
private, 22.3.1
public, 22.3.1
remote object security, 30.6.2.2
SYS account
default password, 1.5.2
objects owned, 1.5.2.1
privileges, 1.5.2.1
specifying password for CREATE DATABASE statement, 2.4.1
SYS_GROUP for Database Resource Manager, 25.6.3
SYSAUX tablespace, 12.2
about, 2.4.3
cannot rename, 12.8
creating at database creation, 2.3.9, 2.4.3
DATAFILE clause, 2.4.3
monitoring occupants, 12.10.1
moving occupants, 12.10.2
SYSDBA system privilege
adding users to the password file, 1.7.3
connecting to database, 1.6.1.1
determining who has privileges, 1.7.3.2
granting and revoking, 1.7.3.1
SYSOPER system privilege
adding users to the password file, 1.7.3
connecting to database, 1.6.1.1
determining who has privileges, 1.7.3.2
granting and revoking, 1.7.3.1
SYSTEM account
default password, 1.5.2
objects owned, 1.5.2.2
specifying password for CREATE DATABASE, 2.4.1
system change numbers
coordination in a distributed database system, 32.3.2.2
in-doubt transactions, 33.5.1.2
using V$DATAFILE to view information about, 13.10
when assigned, 10.1.2
system global area, 5.2
holds sequence number cache
specifying buffer cache sizes, 5.4.2.2
system monitor process (SMON), 4.5
system privileges
ADMINISTER_RESOURCE_MANAGER, 25.1.5
for external tables, 18.13.4
SYSTEM tablespace
cannot rename, 12.8
creating at database creation, 2.3.9
creating locally managed, 2.3.9, 2.4.2
restrictions on taking offline, 13.4
when created, 12.2
SYSTEM_PLAN for Database Resource Manager, 25.6.3

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tables
about, 18.1
adding columns, Preface, 18.6.6
allocating extents, 18.6.4
altering, 18.6.1
altering physical attributes, 18.6.2
analyzing, 16.2
clustered (hash). See hash clusters
compressed, 18.2.6
creating, 18.3
data dictionary views reference, 18.14
designing before creating, 18.2.1
dropping, 18.10
dropping columns, 18.6.8
estimating size, 18.2.8
estimating space use, 17.6.1
external, 18.13
Flashback Drop, 18.11
Flashback Table, 18.9
guidelines for managing, 18.2
hash clustered. See hash clusters
increasing column length, 18.6.5
index-organized, 18.12
key-preserved, 22.1.5.1
limiting indexes on, 19.2.4
managing, 18
modifying column definition, 18.6.5
moving, 18.6.3
parallelizing creation, 18.2.4, 18.3.3
read-only, 18.6.9
redefining online, 18.7
renaming columns, 18.6.7
researching and reversing erroneous changes to, 18.8
restrictions when creating, 18.2.9
setting storage parameters, 18.2.8
shrinking, 17.3.3
specifying location, 18.2.3
statistics collection, automatic, 18.5
temporary, 18.3.2
truncating, 16.3
unrecoverable (NOLOGGING), 18.2.5
validating structure, 16.2.2
tablespace set, 12.13.5.2
tablespaces
adding datafiles, 13.2
assigning user quotas, 12.1.2
automatic segment space management, 12.2.1.2
bigfile, 2.4.8, 12.2.2
checking default storage parameters, 12.14.1
containing XMLTypes, 12.13.3
creating undo tablespace at database creation, 2.4.4, 2.4.8.2
data dictionary views reference, 12.14
DBMS_SPACE_ADMIN package, 12.11
default temporary tablespace, creating, 2.4.6, 2.4.8.2
detecting and repairing defects, 12.11
diagnosing and repairing problems in locally managed, 12.11
dictionary managed, 12.2.2.2
dropping, 12.9
guidelines for managing, 12.1
listing files of, 12.14.2
listing free space in, 12.14.3
locally managed, 12.2.1
locally managed SYSTEM, 2.4.2
locally managed temporary, 12.2.4.1
location, 13.1.3
migrating SYSTEM to locally managed, 12.12
multiple block sizes, 12.13.5.5
on a WORM device, 12.6.3
Oracle-managed files, managing, 15.5.1, 15.5.2
overriding default type, 2.4.8.2
quotas, assigning, 12.1.2
read-only, 12.6
renaming, 12.8
setting default type, 2.4.8.1
single-file, 2.4.8, 2.4.8.2, 12.2.2, 12.7.2
specifying nonstandard block sizes, 12.3
SYSAUX, 12.2, 12.8
SYSAUX creation, 2.4.3
SYSAUX, managing, 12.10
SYSTEM, 12.2, 12.2.1, 12.6.1, 12.12
taking offline normal, 12.5.1
taking offline temporarily, 12.5.1
tempfiles in locally managed, 12.2.4.1
temporary, 12.2.4, 12.2.5.3
temporary bigfile, 12.2.4.2
temporary for creating large indexes, 19.3.5
transportable
see transportable tablespaces
undo, 14.1
using multiple, 12.1.1
using Oracle-managed files, 15.3.3
tablespaces, encrypted, 12.2.3
tempfiles, 12.2.4.1
creating as Oracle-managed, 15.3.4
dropping, 13.6
dropping Oracle-managed tempfiles, 15.4.1
temporary segments
index creation and, 19.2.1
temporary tables
assigning to a tablespace, 18.3.2
creating, 18.3.2
temporary tablespace, default
specifying at database creation, 15.3.2.5
temporary tablespaces
altering, 12.7.3
bigfile, 12.2.4.2
creating, 12.2.4.1
groups, 12.2.5
renaming default, 12.8
shrinking, locally managed, 12.7.4
terminating user sessions
active sessions, 4.8.2
identifying sessions, 4.8.1
inactive session, example, 4.8.3
inactive sessions, 4.8.3
test case
builder, SQL, 8.1.1
threads
online redo log, 10.1.1
threshold based alerts
managing with Oracle Enterprise Manager, 7.1.2.1
threshold-based alerts
server-generated, 7.1.2
thresholds
setting alert, 17.1.1
time zone
files, 2.4.9.2
setting for database, 2.4.9.1
TNSNAMES.ORA file, 11.4.1.1
trace files, 8.1.3.3
location of, 7.1.1
log writer process and, 10.2.1.1
size of, 7.1.1.1
using, 7.1.1
when written, 7.1.1.2
trace files, finding, 8.6
traces, 8.1.3.3
tracing
archivelog process, 11.7
transaction control statements
distributed transactions and, 32.1.2
transaction failures
simulating, 33.9
transaction management
overview, 32.3
transaction processing
distributed systems, 29.4
transactions
closing database links, 31.2
distributed and two-phase commit, 29.4.6
in-doubt, 32.3.1.2, 32.4, 32.4.3, 33.4
naming distributed, 33.2, 33.4.3.2
remote, 29.4.4
transmitting archived redo logs, 11.5
transparent data encryption, 2.8.2, 12.2.3, 18.2.7
transportable set
See transportable tablespace set
transportable tablespace set
defined, 12.13.5
transportable tablespaces, 12.13
compatibility considerations, 12.13.4
from backup, 12.13.1
introduction, 12.13.1
limitations, 12.13.3
multiple block sizes, 12.13.5.5
procedure, 12.13.5
when to use, 12.13.6
wizard in Enterprise Manager, 12.13.1
XMLTypes in, 12.13.3
transporting tablespaces between databases
See transportable tablespaces
triggers
disabling, 16.4.2
enabling, 16.4.1
.trm files, 8.1.3.3
TRUNCATE statement, 16.3.3
DROP STORAGE clause, 16.3.3
REUSE STORAGE clause, 16.3.3
vs. dropping table, 18.10
tuning
analyzing tables, 31.4.2.2.2
cost-based optimization, 31.4.2
two-phase commit
case study, 32.5
commit phase, 32.3.2, 32.5.4
described, 29.4.6
discovering problems with, 33.4.1
distributed transactions, 32.3
example, 32.5
forget phase, 32.3.3
in-doubt transactions, 32.4, 32.4.3
phases, 32.3
prepare phase, 32.3.1, 32.3.1.2
recognizing read-only nodes, 32.3.1.1.2
specifying commit point strength, 33.1
steps in commit phase, 32.3.2.1
tracing session tree in distributed transactions, 33.3.2
viewing database links, 33.3.1

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Undo Advisor, 14.4
undo management
automatic, 14.2
described, 14.1
initialization parameters for, 14.2.1
undo retention
automatic tuning of, 14.2.2.1
explained, 14.2.2
guaranteeing, 14.2.2.2
setting, 14.3
undo segments
in-doubt distributed transactions, 33.4.2
undo space
data dictionary views reference, 14.7
undo space management
automatic undo management mode, 14.2
Undo tablespace
specifying at database creation, 15.3.2.4
undo tablespace
managing, 14.5
managing space threshold alerts, 14.5.6
sizing a fixed-size, 14.4
undo tablespaces
altering, 14.5.2
creating, 14.5.1
data dictionary views reference, 14.7
dropping, 14.5.3
monitoring, 14.7
PENDING OFFLINE status, 14.5.4
renaming, 12.8
specifying at database creation, 2.3.9, 2.4.4, 2.4.8.2
statistics for, 14.7
switching, 14.5.4
user quotas, 14.5.5
UNDO_MANAGEMENT initialization parameter, 2.4.4
UNDO_TABLESPACE initialization parameter
for undo tablespaces, 2.5.8.2
starting an instance using, 14.2.1
UNIQUE key constraints
associated indexes, 19.3.3.1
dropping associated indexes, 19.6
enabling on creation, 19.3.3
foreign key references when dropped, 16.5.3.1
indexes associated with, 19.3.3
UNRECOVERABLE DATAFILE clause
ALTER DATABASE statement, 10.8
updates
location transparency and, 29.5.1.2
upgrading a database, 2.1
USE_INDIRECT_DATA_BUFFERS parameter, 5.4.2.8.3
user accounts
predefined, 2.8.1, 6.5
USER_DB_LINKS view, 30.5.1, 30.5.1
USER_DUMP_DEST initialization parameter, 8.1.3.1
USER_RESUMABLE view, 17.2.4.1
usernames
SYS and SYSTEM, 1.5.2
users
assigning tablespace quotas, 12.1.2
in a newly created database, 2.8.1
limiting number of, 2.5.10
predefined, 2.8.1
session, terminating, 4.8.3
utilities
for the database administrator, 1.8
SQL*Loader, 1.8
UTLCHAIN.SQL script
listing chained rows, 16.2.3.1
UTLCHN1.SQL script
listing chained rows, 16.2.3.1
UTLLOCKT.SQL script, 7.2.1

V

V$ARCHIVE view, 11.8
V$ARCHIVE_DEST view
obtaining destination status, 11.4.2
V$BLOCKING_QUIESCE view, 3.4.1
V$BUFFER_POOL view, 5.4.2.2.1
V$DATABASE view, 11.8.1
V$DBLINK view, 30.5.2
V$DIAG_INFO view, 8.1.4
V$DISPATCHER view
monitoring shared server dispatchers, 4.3.3.4
V$DISPATCHER_RATE view
monitoring shared server dispatchers, 4.3.3.4
V$ENCRYPTED_TABLESPACES view, 12.2.3, 12.14
V$INSTANCE view
for database quiesce state, 3.4.3
V$LOG view, 10.9, 11.8
displaying archiving status, 11.8
V$LOG_HISTORY view, 10.9
V$LOGFILE view, 10.9
log file status, 10.5.2
V$OBJECT_USAGE view
for monitoring index usage, 19.4.5
V$PWFILE_USERS view, 1.7.3.2
V$QUEUE view
monitoring shared server dispatchers, 4.3.3.4
V$RESULT_CACHE_STATISTICS view, 5.4.2.7, 5.4.2.7
V$ROLLSTAT view
undo segments, 14.7
V$SESSION view, 4.8.3
V$SYSAUX_OCCUPANTS view
occupants of SYSAUX tablespace, 12.10.2
V$THREAD view, 10.9
V$TIMEZONE_NAMES view
time zone table information, 2.4.9.2
V$TRANSACTION view
undo tablespaces information, 14.7
V$UNDOSTAT view
statistics for undo tablespaces, 14.7
V$VERSION view, 1.4.2
VALIDATE STRUCTURE clause
of ANALYZE statement, 16.2.2
VALIDATE STRUCTURE ONLINE clause
of ANALYZE statement, 16.2.2
verifying blocks
redo log files, 10.7
viewing
alerts, 17.1.2
incident package details, 8.10.3.1
SQL patch, 8.8.3
views
creating, 22.1.2
creating with errors, 22.1.2.3
data dictionary
for archived redo logs, 11.8.1
for clusters, 20.6
for control files, 9.8
for database, 2.10
for database resident connection pooling, 4.4.3
for Database Resource Manager, 25.11.3
for datafiles, 13.10
for hash clusters, 21.6
for indexes, 19.7
for memory management, 5.5.2
for Oracle Scheduler, 28.7.2
for redo log, 10.9
for schema objects, 16.10.2
for sequences, 22.4
for shared server, 4.3.4
for space usage in schema objects, 17.5.2
for synonyms, 22.4
for tables, 18.14
for tablespaces, 12.14
for undo space, 14.7
for views, 22.4
data dictionary views for, 22.4
DBA_2PC_NEIGHBORS, 33.3.2
DBA_2PC_PENDING, 33.3.1
DBA_DB_LINKS, 30.5.1
DBA_RESUMABLE, 17.2.4.1
displaying dependencies of, 16.10.2.2
dropping, 22.1.7
file mapping views, 13.9.3.3
FOR UPDATE clause and, 22.1.2
invalid, 22.1.4
join. See join views.
location transparency in distributed databases, 30.6.1
managing, 22.1, 22.1.3
managing privileges with, 30.6.1
name resolution in distributed databases, 29.4.9
ORDER BY clause and, 22.1.2
remote object security, 30.6.1
restrictions, 22.1.4
USER_RESUMABLE, 17.2.4.1
using, 22.1.4
V$ARCHIVE, 11.8
V$ARCHIVE_DEST, 11.4.2
V$DATABASE, 11.8.1
V$LOG, 11.8
V$LOGFILE, 10.5.2
V$OBJECT_USAGE, 19.4.5
wildcards in, 22.1.2.2
WITH CHECK OPTION, 22.1.2
virtual columns, 18.1
indexing, 19.2.2

W

wallet, Oracle, 12.2.3, 18.2.7
wildcards
in views, 22.1.2.2
window groups
creating, 27.7.2
disabling, 27.7.7
dropping, 27.7.3
dropping a member from, 27.7.5
enabling, 27.7.6
overview, 26.8
using, 27.7
window logs, 27.6
windows (Scheduler)
altering, 27.6.3
closing, 27.6.5
creating, 27.6.2
disabling, 27.6.7
dropping, 27.6.6
enabling, 27.6.8
opening, 27.6.4
overlapping, 27.6.9
overview, 26.7
using, 27.6
WORM devices
and read-only tablespaces, 12.6.3
WRH$_UNDOSTAT view, 14.7

X

XMLTypes
in transportable tablespaces, 12.13.3