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Oracle Database Online Documentation 12c ReleaseĀ 1 (12.1)

Information Integration

To take full advantage of your data, you might need to move it, transform it, and combine data from multiple sources.

Database Connectivity

Describes how customers who have a large investment in DB2-based applications can migrate to Oracle Database while keeping these applications largely unchanged.
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Describes the installation, configuration, and administration tasks for all activities related to migrating applications to Oracle Database from other databases, including DB2, MySQL, and Sybase.
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Describes new features, functionality, platforms supported, software required, server requirements, hardware required, testing matrix, UNIX platform certification matrix, post-installation, known issues, and software problems fixed.
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Advanced Queuing

Oracle Advanced Queuing (AQ) helps automate business process workflows for distributed applications. AQ enables businesses to use Oracle Database for their enterprise messaging needs.

Describes features of application development and integration using Oracle Database Advanced Queuing (AQ). This information applies to versions of the Oracle Database server that run on all platforms, unless otherwise specified.
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Describes the Java APIs for application development and integration using the Oracle messaging system, Advanced Queuing.
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XStream

XStream provides APIs that enable client applications to send and receive data changes between Oracle databases and between Oracle and non-Oracle data sources.

Contains conceptual information about XStream. Also contains instructions for configuring and using XStream.
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Describes the Java APIs for XStream.
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Oracle Streams

Oracle Streams enables information sharing, including data replication and message queuing, within or between databases.

Contains conceptual information about Oracle Streams and information about administering, monitoring, and troubleshooting an Oracle Streams environment. It also contains instructions for using Oracle Streams to record table changes. It also contains conceptual information about information provisioning and instructions for using Oracle Streams for information provisioning. It also includes instructions for using Oracle Streams for database upgrades and database maintenance operations.
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Contains instructions for configuring and managing an Oracle Streams replication environment. It also includes best practices for Oracle Streams replication environments and instructions for migrating from Advanced Replication to Oracle Streams replication.
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Contains extended examples that configure various types of Oracle Streams environments.
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Describes the PL/SQL packages provided with the Oracle database server that extend database functionality and provide PL/SQL access to SQL features.
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Provides reference information about database initialization parameters, static data dictionary views, and dynamic performance views that are part of Oracle Database.
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Heterogeneous Connectivity

You can integrate data from non-Oracle database systems with data that resides in an Oracle database.

Provides Oracle applications with seamless access to IBM mainframe data and services through Remote Procedure Call (RPC) processing.
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Provides Oracle applications with seamless access to IBM mainframe data and services through Remote Procedure Call (RPC) processing.
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Provides access to WebSphere MQ services. This gateway requires a system that is capable of running 64-bit applications.
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Describes how to install and configure Oracle Database Gateway for Sybase, Informix, Teradata, SQL Server, ODBC, and DRDA on UNIX-based platforms.
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Describes how to install Oracle Database Gateway for Sybase, Informix, Teradata, SQL Server, ODBC, and DRDA on Microsoft Windows (32-bit) and Microsoft Windows (64-bit) platform.
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Provides Oracle applications seamless access to virtually any APPC-enabled system, including IBM mainframe data and services through Remote Procedure Call (RPC) processing.
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Provides users with transparent access to DB2.
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Describes the Oracle Database Gateway for Informix, which enables Oracle client applications to access Informix data through Structured Query Language (SQL).
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Describes the Oracle Database Gateway for ODBC, which enables Oracle client applications to access non-Oracle systems data through Structured Query Language (SQL).
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Describes the Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server, which enables Oracle client applications to access SQL Server data through Structured Query Language (SQL).
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Describes the Oracle Database Gateway for Sybase, which enables Oracle client applications to access Sybase data through Structured Query Language (SQL).
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Describes the Oracle Database Gateway for Teradata, which enables Oracle client applications to access Teradata data through Structured Query Language (SQL).
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Describes Oracle's approach to information integration in a heterogeneous environment. Describes Oracle Database Gateways and is a user's guide for these Oracle products.
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Advanced Replication

Replication copies data so that you always have a backup copy, either as a standby database or to run queries.

Contains conceptual information about Oracle Database Advanced Replication. It also includes information about planning an Advanced Replication environment and information about troubleshooting Advanced Replication problems.
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Contains reference information about and step-by-step instructions for using the replication management API, which is a set of PL/SQL packages for setting up and managing an Advanced Replication environment. It also includes reference information about data dictionary views that are important for Advanced Replication and security considerations for an Advanced Replication environment.
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Network Management

Oracle Net helps you manage connectivity, security, and performance across both Internet and intranet networks.

Explains how to plan, configure, and manage enterprise-wide connectivity with Oracle Net Services.
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Contains complete listing with descriptions of the control utility commands and configuration file parameters available for managing components of Oracle Net Services.
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Describes how to create, configure, and administer an Oracle database. Includes sections on Oracle Scheduler, Oracle Database Resource Manager, Oracle Restart, Pluggable Databases, and distributed computing.
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