This section describes new features of the Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2) and provides pointers to additional information. New features information from previous releases is also retained to help those users migrating to the current release.
The following sections describe the new features in Oracle Database Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide:
New features for Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2) in the Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide include:
Data type checking
This release adds data type checking for remote-mapped statements. The result provides consistent data type checking and complete data type coercion.
Use this utility to encrypt initialization parameters in a Heterogeneous Services Gateway initialization file.
Features for Oracle Database 10g Release 1 (10.1) in the Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide included:
HS_CALL_NAME initialization parameter
HS_CALL_NAME initialization parameter to specify remote functions that can be referenced by SQL statements.