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What's New in Large Objects?

Part I Getting Started

1 Introduction to Large Objects

2 Working with LOBs

3 Managing LOBs: Database Administration

Part II Application Design

4 Using Oracle SecureFiles

5 LOB Storage

6 Advanced Design Considerations

7 Overview of Supplied LOB APIs

8 Performance Guidelines

Part III SQL Access to LOBs

9 DDL and DML Statements with LOBs

10 SQL Semantics and LOBs

11 PL/SQL Semantics for LOBs

12 Migrating Columns from LONGs to LOBs

Part IV Using LOB APIs

13 Operations Specific to Persistent and Temporary LOBs

14 Data Interface for Persistent LOBs

15 Using LOB APIs

16 LOB APIs for BFILE Operations

A LOB Demonstration Files