What's New in Data Cartridges?

This section describes the new features of data cartridges, and provides pointers to additional information. Information on new features for the previous releases is retained to help users upgrading to the current release.The following sections describe new features:

Oracle 10g Release 2 (10.2) New Features in Data Cartridges

There are no new features in this release.

Oracle 10g Release 1 (10.1) New Features in Data Cartridges

New data cartridge features include:

Extensible Indexing

Extensible indexing includes support for:

See Also:

Extensible indexing enables you to implement your modes of indexing in addition to those that are built into Oracle.
  • Chapter 7, "Using Extensible Indexing"

  • Chapter 8, "Building Domain Indexes"

  • Chapter 20, "Extensible Indexing Interface"

Extensibility Enhancements

Enhancements to the pipelined table functions framework include:

See Also:

The following chapters have been updated to reflect the modifications made for extensibility enhancements and the anonymous types and anonymous collection types.
  • Chapter 13, "Using Pipelined and Parallel Table Functions"

  • Chapter 19, "Extensibility Constants, Types, and Mappings"

  • Chapter 21, "Extensible Optimizer Interface"

  • Chapter 23, "Pipelined and Parallel Table Functions"