Oracle Streams Concepts and Administration describes the features and functionality of Oracle Streams. This document contains conceptual information about Oracle Streams, along with information about managing an Oracle Streams environment. In addition, this document contains detailed examples that configure an Oracle Streams capture and apply environment and a rule-based application.

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Oracle Streams Concepts and Administration is intended for database administrators who create and maintain Oracle Streams environments. These administrators perform one or more of the following tasks:

  • Plan for an Oracle Streams environment

  • Configure an Oracle Streams environment

  • Administer an Oracle Streams environment

  • Monitor an Oracle Streams environment

  • Perform necessary troubleshooting activities

To use this document, you must be familiar with relational database concepts, SQL, distributed database administration, Advanced Queuing concepts, PL/SQL, and the operating systems under which you run an Oracle Streams environment.

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Many of the examples in this book use the sample schemas of the sample database, which is installed by default when you install Oracle Database. Refer to Oracle Database Sample Schemas for information about how these schemas were created and how you can use them yourself.


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