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Oracle Database Master Index: B
10g Release 1 (10.1)

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B*Tree (XML DB Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (XML DB Developer's Guide)
B2B standards (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
B2B, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
B2C, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
BACK function (OLAP DML Reference)
backend reconfiguration (Ultra Search User's Guide)
background DML (Text Application Developer's Guide)
background PL/SQL (HTML DB User's Guide)
HTMLDB_PLSQL_JOB (HTML DB User's Guide)
using a process (HTML DB User's Guide)
background process
crsd (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
evmd (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
ocssd (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
startup after abnormal termination (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
background processes
     [entry #2] (Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #3] (Concepts)
     [entry #4] (Concepts)
described (Concepts)
description (2 Day DBA)
diagrammed (Concepts)
DMON (Data Guard Broker)
FMON (Administrator's Guide)
querying (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
SMON (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
trace files for (Concepts)
background thread trace files (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
BACKGROUND_CORE_DUMP initialization parameter (Reference)
setting with ALTER SYSTEM (SQL Reference)
BACKGROUND_DUMP_DEST (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
BACKGROUND_DUMP_DEST initialization parameter (Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Error Messages)
     [entry #3] (Reference)
setting with ALTER SYSTEM (SQL Reference)
BACKGROUND_DUMP_DEST parameter (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
backout possibilities during migration (Procedural Gateway for APPC Installation and Configuration Guide for Microsoft Windows)
backslash escape character (Text Reference)
     [entry #2] (Utilities)
backup
and recovery (New Features Guide)
     [subentry #2] (New Features Guide)
backup sets (2 Day DBA)
cataloging (2 Day DBA)
cataloging additional backups (2 Day DBA)
compression (New Features Guide)
consistent (2 Day DBA)
control files (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
crosschecking (2 Day DBA)
     [subentry #2] (2 Day DBA)
databases (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
deleting expired backups (2 Day DBA)
deleting obsolete backups (2 Day DBA)
expired (2 Day DBA)
full backup of datafiles (2 Day DBA)
image copies (2 Day DBA)
inconsistent (2 Day DBA)
incremental backup of datafiles (2 Day DBA)
making unavailable (2 Day DBA)
managing (2 Day DBA)
     [subentry #2] (2 Day DBA)
     [subentry #3] (2 Day DBA)
Oracle-suggested backup strategy (2 Day DBA)
overview (2 Day DBA)
settings
configuring (2 Day DBA)
validating (2 Day DBA)
whole database backup (2 Day DBA)
window (New Features Guide)
backup and recovery
     [entry #2] (Security Overview)
automatic disk-based (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
definition (Backup and Recovery Basics)
double failures (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
flash recovery area (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
Oracle Cluster Registry (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
recommendations (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
schedule (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
backup and recovery area
specifying (2 Day DBA)
backup and recovery plans (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
BACKUP ANY TABLE system privilege (SQL Reference)
BACKUP command (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
     [entry #3] (Recovery Manager Reference)
BACKUPSET option (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
CURRENT CONTROLFILE option (Backup and Recovery Basics)
DELETE ALL INPUT option (Backup and Recovery Basics)
DELETE INPUT option (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
FORMAT parameter (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
KEEP option (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
NOT BACKED UP SINCE clause (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
PROXY ONLY option (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
PROXY option (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
SKIP OFFLINE option (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
VALIDATE option (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
BACKUP CONTROLFILE clause
ALTER DATABASE statement (Concepts)
of ALTER DATABASE (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (SQL Reference)
     [subentry #3] (SQL Reference)
BACKUP CONTROLFILE TO TRACE clause
of ALTER DATABASE (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
BACKUP COPIES parameter
CONFIGURE command (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
Backup Domain Controller (BDC) (Companion CD Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #2] (Companion CD Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #3] (Companion CD Installation Guide for Windows)
     [entry #4] (Companion CD Installation Guide for Windows)
backup files (2 Day DBA)
     [entry #2] (2 Day DBA)
backup methods (Backup and Recovery Basics)
comparison (Backup and Recovery Basics)
feature comparison (Backup and Recovery Basics)
backup mode
     [entry #2] (Concepts)
ending with ALTER DATABASE END BACKUP (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
for online user-managed backups (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
instance failure (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
BACKUP networking parameter (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Net Services Reference Guide)
backup operations
after unrecoverable operations (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
configuring on a physical standby database (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
datafiles (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
DB_FILE_NAME_CONVERT option of the RMAN DUPLICATE command (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
offloading on the standby database (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
primary databases (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
used by the broker (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
using RMAN (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
backup optimization
configuring (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
definition (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
disabling (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
enabling (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
recovery window and (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
redundancy and (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
retention policies and (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
BACKUP OPTIMIZATION option
of CONFIGURE (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
backup pieces
definition (Backup and Recovery Basics)
backup retention policy
     [entry #2] (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
definition (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
backup sets
backing up (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
configuring maximum size (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
crosschecking (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
duplexing (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
errors during creation (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
failover during backups (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
how RMAN generates (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
limiting size (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
multiplexing (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
naming (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
specifying maximum size (in bytes) (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
specifying number of (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
testing restore of (Backup and Recovery Basics)
Backup Solutions Program (BSP) (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
BACKUP VALIDATE RMAN command (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
Backup Wizard
preferred tools (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
BACKUP_TAPE_IO_SLAVES initialization parameter (Reference)
setting with ALTER SYSTEM (SQL Reference)
backups
     [entry #2] (Security Guide)
after creating new databases (Administrator's Guide)
after structural changes to database (Backup and Recovery Basics)
after upgrading (Upgrade Guide)
archived redo log (Concepts)
archived redo logs (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
deletion after backing up (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
automatic log switch during (Backup and Recovery Basics)
availability
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
altering with CHANGE command (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
backup sets (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
backups of (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
Backus-Naur Form syntax
BC datetime format element (SQL Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL Reference)
BEGIN BACKUP clause
block corruptions
buffered queues (Streams Replication Administrator's Guide)
closed (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
compatibility (Upgrade Guide)
consistent (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
making using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
whole database (Concepts)
control file
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
using for recovery (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
control file autobackups (Backup and Recovery Basics)
control files (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
binary (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
trace files (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
conversion to multi-instance (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
correlating RMAN channels with (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
crosschecking (Backup and Recovery Basics)
cumulative incremental (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #3] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #4] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #5] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
Data Pump Export utility (Backup and Recovery Basics)
datafile
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
Date Pump Export utility (Backup and Recovery Basics)
DBVERIFY utility (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
definition (Backup and Recovery Basics)
deleting (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
determining datafile status (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
duplexing (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
effects of archiving on (Administrator's Guide)
excluding tablespaces from backups (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
exempt from retention policy (Backup and Recovery Basics)
expired
deleting (Backup and Recovery Basics)
failed RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
failover during BACKUP BACKUPSET (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
frequency (Backup and Recovery Basics)
generating reports for (Backup and Recovery Basics)
golden rule (Backup and Recovery Basics)
guidelines (Backup and Recovery Basics)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
Data Pump Export utility (Backup and Recovery Basics)
frequency (Backup and Recovery Basics)
often-used tablespaces (Backup and Recovery Basics)
storing old backups (Backup and Recovery Basics)
structural changes (Backup and Recovery Basics)
unrecoverable objects (Backup and Recovery Basics)
hung (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
image copies (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
inconsistent (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
making using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
whole database (Concepts)
whole database (Concepts)
incremental (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #3] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
     [subentry #4] (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
and block change tracking (SQL Reference)
differential (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
differential (Backup and Recovery Basics)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
incrementally updated (New Features Guide)
interrupted (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
keeping (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
keeping records (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
limiting I/O rate (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
listing files needed (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
logical (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
definition (Backup and Recovery Basics)
long-term (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
changing status (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
methods
feature comparison (Backup and Recovery Basics)
multiple copies (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
NOARCHIVELOG mode, in (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
noncumulative incremental (Backup and Recovery Basics)
obsolete
batch deletes (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
offline (Backup and Recovery Basics)
offline datafiles (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
offline tablespaces (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
online (Backup and Recovery Basics)
Streams (Streams Replication Administrator's Guide)
online datafiles (Concepts)
online redo logs (Backup and Recovery Basics)
online tablespaces (Concepts)
optimizing (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
overview (Concepts)
physical
definition (Backup and Recovery Basics)
planning before database creation (Backup and Recovery Basics)
preparing a strategy (Upgrade Guide)
read-only tablespaces (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
records of (Backup and Recovery Basics)
recovering pre-RESETLOGS (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
recovery catalog (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
Recovery Manager (Backup and Recovery Basics)
reporting objects needing backups (Backup and Recovery Basics)
restartable (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
restoring dropped snapshots
Import (Utilities)
restoring user-managed (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
RMAN error handling (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
server parameter file (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
server parameter files (Backup and Recovery Basics)
simplified (New Features Guide)
specifying number of files in a backup set (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
split mirror (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
stored scripts (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
storing (Backup and Recovery Basics)
tablespace (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
tags (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
techniques to avoid (Backup and Recovery Basics)
testing RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #3] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
using media manager (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
troubleshooting failed RMAN (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #3] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
types (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
types listed (Concepts)
user-managed
restoring (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
validating (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Backup and Recovery Basics)
verifying (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
whole database
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
preparing for (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
using RMAN (Backup and Recovery Basics)
X library links required on HP-UX (Installation Guide for UNIX Systems)
backups of database
automatic, enabling (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Windows)
automatic, in advanced install method (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Windows)
perform before upgrading (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Windows)
backward compatibility
compatibility modes (JPublisher User's Guide)
related option (JPublisher User's Guide)
back-end of client/server architecture (Concepts)
bad file
specifying (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
bad files
specifying for SQL*Loader (Utilities)
BAD parameter
SQL*Loader command line (Utilities)
Bad SQL
configuring the database to show Bad SQL (Enterprise Manager Advanced Configuration)
BADFILE parameter
SQL*Loader utility (Utilities)
BADLINE option (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
balanced approach
k-means (Data Mining Concepts)
Baltimore Technologies (Security Overview)
band numbers (Spatial GeoRaster)
bandBlockNumber attribute (Spatial GeoRaster)
band reference system (BRS)
description (Spatial GeoRaster)
bandBlockNumber attribute of SDO_RASTER (Spatial GeoRaster)
bands
description (Spatial GeoRaster)
bandwidth (Data Warehousing Guide)
     [entry #2] (Data Warehousing Guide)
     [entry #3] (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
interconnect (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance Guide)
banners
suppressing from DGMGRL command-line interface output (Data Guard Broker)
base cubes
representing hierarchies (OLAP Developer's Guide to the OLAP API)
base dimensions
finding values of (OLAP DML Reference)
base directory
See Oracle base directory
BASE function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
base letter (Globalization Support Guide)
base letters (Globalization Support Guide)
Base Operation System tools (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
BASE procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
base Source
definition (OLAP Developer's Guide to the OLAP API)
     [subentry #2] (OLAP Developer's Guide to the OLAP API)
base tables
definition (Concepts)
base types (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
base_letter attribute (Text Reference)
     [entry #2] (Text Reference)
base_letter_type attribute (Text Reference)
     [entry #2] (Text Reference)
BASE64_DECODE function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BASE64_ENCODE function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
based on two tables (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
BASEDIM function (OLAP DML Reference)
BASEFONT function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BASEFONT procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
baselines
     [entry #2] (Performance Tuning Guide)
performance (Performance Tuning Guide)
preserved snapshot sets (Performance Tuning Guide)
See metric baselines
BASEVAL function (OLAP DML Reference)
base-letter conversion (Text Application Developer's Guide)
base-letter conversions (Text Reference)
     [entry #2] (Text Reference)
base-letter conversions, overriding (Text Reference)
Bash shell
default user startup file (Client Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [subentry #3] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
setting shell limits on Linux (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
setting shell limits on Linux x86-64 (Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
Bash shell, default user startup file (Companion CD Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [entry #2] (Companion CD Installation Guide for UNIX Systems)
Basic
TAF failover policy (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
Basic installation method
about (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Windows)
computers with minimum memory (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Windows)
noninteractive installations (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Windows)
See also Advanced installation method
Basic installation type
noninteractive installations (Client Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [subentry #2] (Companion CD Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #3] (Companion CD Installation Guide for Windows)
     [subentry #4] (Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
basic loops (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
BASIC_LEXER (Text Application Developer's Guide)
BASIC_LEXER object (Text Reference)
supported character sets (Text Reference)
BASIC_LEXER system-defined preference (Text Reference)
BASIC_LEXER type
example (Text Reference)
BASIC_SECTION_GROUP object (Text Application Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Text Reference)
     [entry #3] (Text Reference)
     [entry #4] (Text Reference)
BASIC_STOPLIST type (Text Reference)
BASIC_STORAGE object
attributes for (Text Reference)
defaults (Text Reference)
example (Text Reference)
BASIC_WORDLIST object
attributes for (Text Reference)
example (Text Reference)
BasicPermission (Java Developer's Guide)
batch dequeue (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide and Reference)
batch enqueue (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide and Reference)
batch error mode (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
batch fetch
     [entry #2] (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
advantage of (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
example (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
example of (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
number of rows returned (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
number of rows returned by (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
batch files, for sample programs (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Getting Started for Windows)
     [entry #2] (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Getting Started for Windows)
batch mode (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
batch mode, setting the NLS_LANG parameter (Client Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #2] (Client Installation Guide for Windows)
     [entry #3] (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #4] (Installation Guide for Windows)
batch updates--see update batching
batch value
checking value (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
connection batch value, setting (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
connection vs. statement value (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
default value (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
overriding value (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
statement batch value, setting (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
batch window for aggregation (OLAP Application Developer's Guide)
batch windows
for aggregation (OLAP DML Reference)
     [subentry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
BatchUpdateException (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
Bayes' Theorem (Data Mining Concepts)
BC4J (Business Components for Java) (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
BC4J, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
Beacons
configuring firewalls to allow ICMP traffic (Enterprise Manager Advanced Configuration)
Local Beacon (Enterprise Manager Advanced Configuration)
monitoring Web Applications over HTTPS (Enterprise Manager Advanced Configuration)
beacons
using for critical URL monitoring (Enterprise Manager Concepts)
using for network monitoring (Enterprise Manager Concepts)
bearing
point at (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
BEFORE clause
of CREATE TRIGGER (SQL Reference)
BEFORE triggers
     [entry #2] (Concepts)
     [entry #3] (SQL Reference)
complex security authorizations (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
correlation names and (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
defined (Concepts)
derived column values (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
specifying (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
when fired (Concepts)
before you perform a failover (Data Guard Broker)
before you perform a switchover (Data Guard Broker)
before you use DGMGRL (Data Guard Broker)
beforeFirst() method (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
beforeFirst() method (result sets) (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
BEGIN BACKUP clause
of ALTER DATABASE (SQL Reference)
of ALTER TABLESPACE (SQL Reference)
BEGIN command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
disabling (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BEGIN_DISCRETE_TRANSACTION procedure (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BEGIN_INSTANTIATION procedure (Advanced Replication Management API Reference)
     [entry #2] (Advanced Replication Management API Reference)
BEGIN_LOAD procedure (Advanced Replication Management API Reference)
     [entry #2] (Advanced Replication Management API Reference)
BEGIN_REQUEST function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BEGIN_TABLE_REORGANIZATION (Advanced Replication Management API Reference)
BeginBulkLoading procedure (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager)
BEGINCREATE static procedure
of ANYDATA TYPE (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
of ANYDATASET TYPE (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
of ANYTYPE TYPE (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BEGINDATA parameter
SQL*Loader control file (Utilities)
BEGINDATE (OLAP DML Reference)
BeginDDL procedure (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager)
beginning backup of (SQL Reference)
BeginResolve procedure (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager)
behavior of ExecuteScalar method for REF CURSOR (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide)
benchmarking workloads (Performance Tuning Guide)
benefits
Data Guard (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
Data Guard broker (Data Guard Broker)
high availability (Data Guard Broker)
logical standby database (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
Oracle COM Automation (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide)
physical standby database (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
scalability (Data Guard Broker)
standby redo logs versus archived redo logs (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
with Real Application Clusters (Data Guard Broker)
benefits of Oracle Advanced Security (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide)
Bequeath protocol (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
BEQUEATH_DETACH networking parameter (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Net Services Reference Guide)
best model
model seeker (Data Mining Concepts)
BETWEEN comparison operator (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
BFILE (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide)
accessing data (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
class (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
creating and populating columns (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
datatype (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (SQL Reference)
defined (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
introduction (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
locators (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL Reference)
getting from a result set (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
getting from callable statement (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
passing to callable statements (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
passing to prepared statements (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
manipulating data (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
reading data (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
BFILE class (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
Bfile class (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
methods (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
BFILE column (Text Application Developer's Guide)
indexing (Text Application Developer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Text Reference)
BFILE columns
exporting (Utilities)
importing (Utilities)
BFILE data
loading into LOBs (Globalization Support Guide)
BFILE datatype (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #3] (Concepts)
     [entry #4] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #5] (Utilities)
BFILE locator, selecting (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
BFILE security (OLAP Application Developer's Guide)
BfileInputStream (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BfileInputStream(BFILE) (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BfileInputStream(BFILE, int) (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BFILENAME function (SQL Quick Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL Reference)
BFILES (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
definition (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
security (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BFILEs (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
accessing (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
converting to CLOB or NCLOB (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
creating an object in object cache (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
datatype (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
DBMS_LOB read-only procedures (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
DBMS_LOB, offset and amount parameters in bytes (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
external datatype (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
hard links and symbolic links not allowed (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
locators (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
maximum number of open (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
     [subentry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
multithreaded server (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
multithreaded server mode (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
not affected by LOB storage properties (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
OCI functions to read/examine values (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
     [subentry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
OCI read-only functions (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
     [subentry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
opening and closing using JDBC (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
operating system files, and (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
Oracle Objects for OLE (OO4O)
opening/closing methods (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
properties (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
read-only methods (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
Pro*C/C++ precompiler statements (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
Pro*COBOL precompiler embedded SQL statements (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
reading with DBMS_LOB (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
rules for using (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
security (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
storage devices (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
storing any operating system file (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
streaming APIs (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
using JDBC to read/examine (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
using Pro*C/C++ precompiler to open and close (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
bfiles (Security Guide)
BFILES, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
BFILE-buffering (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
BG_JOB_ID attribute (Security Guide)
BGSOUND function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BGSOUND procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BI administrative username (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #2] (Installation Guide for Windows)
BI Beans
described (OLAP Application Developer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (OLAP Application Developer's Guide)
enabling analytic workspaces (OLAP Application Developer's Guide)
relational data source (OLAP Application Developer's Guide)
relational data sources
big bang rollout strategy (Performance Tuning Guide)
BIG function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BIG procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BigDecimal mapping
corresponding Java types (JPublisher User's Guide)
overview (JPublisher User's Guide)
BigDecimal mapping (for attributes) (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
bigfile tablespace (New Features Guide)
on Tru64 UNIX (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
bigfile tablespaces
     [entry #2] (Concepts)
     [entry #3] (Concepts)
benefits (Concepts)
considerations (Concepts)
creating (Administrator's Guide)
creating temporary (Administrator's Guide)
description (Administrator's Guide)
setting database default (Administrator's Guide)
big-endian data
external tables (Utilities)
BILINEAR resampling method (Spatial GeoRaster)
bin boundaries (Data Mining Concepts)
computing (Data Mining Concepts)
bin directory (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
BIN_GEOMETRY function (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
BIN_LAYER procedure (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
BIN_TO_NUM function (SQL Quick Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL Reference)
BINARY
format column value (Text Application Developer's Guide)
binary attribute (Text Reference)
     [entry #2] (Text Reference)
binary configuration file (Data Guard Broker)
binary data
     [entry #2] (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
BFILEs (Concepts)
BLOBs (Concepts)
RAW and LONG RAW (Concepts)
binary data, non-character (Transparent Gateway for DRDA Installation and User's Guide for Microsoft Windows)
binary data, RAW and LONG RAW (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
binary documents
filtering (Text Reference)
BINARY format column value (Text Reference)
Binary Large Object (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
binary large object, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
binary large object, see BLOB
binary large objects. See BLOB
binary operators (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL Reference)
binary sort (Globalization Support Guide)
example (Globalization Support Guide)
binary sorts
case-insensitive and accent-insensitive (Globalization Support Guide)
BINARY_DOUBLE (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
BINARY_DOUBLE clause
ACCEPT command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
VARIABLE command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BINARY_DOUBLE datatype (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #3] (Concepts)
     [entry #4] (New Features Guide)
BINARY_FLOAT (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
BINARY_FLOAT and BINARY_DOUBLE datatypes (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
for computation-intensive programs (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
BINARY_FLOAT clause
ACCEPT command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
VARIABLE command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BINARY_FLOAT datatype (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #3] (Concepts)
     [entry #4] (New Features Guide)
BINARY_INTEGER datatype (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
bind arrays
determining size of for SQL*Loader (Utilities)
minimizing SQL*Loader memory requirements (Utilities)
minimum requirements (Utilities)
size with multiple SQL*Loader INTO TABLE statements (Utilities)
specifying maximum size (Utilities)
specifying number of rows (Utilities)
SQL*Loader performance implications (Utilities)
bind descriptor (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #3] (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #4] (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #5] (Pro*PL/1 Supplement to the Oracle Precompilers Guide)
definition of (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
descriptor areas (Pro*PL/1 Supplement to the Oracle Precompilers Guide)
information in (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
bind descriptor area (Pro*PL/1 Supplement to the Oracle Precompilers Guide)
bind descriptors
information in (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
bind functions (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
bind handle
attributes (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
description (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
bind operation (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #3] (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
associations made (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
example (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
initializing variables (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
LOBs (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
named datatypes (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
named versus positional (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
OCI array interface (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
OCI_DATA_AT_EXEC mode (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
PL/SQL (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
positional versus named (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
REF cursor variables (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
REFs (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
steps used (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
bind operations
in bind operations (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
out bind operations (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
Bind Package Stored Procedure
bind privilege
bind queries
executing using pass-through SQL (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
bind SQLDA
     [entry #2] (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
purpose of (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Pro*PL/1 Supplement to the Oracle Precompilers Guide)
bind variables
     [entry #2] (HTML DB User's Guide)
     [entry #3] (Performance Tuning Guide)
     [entry #4] (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
     [entry #5] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #6] (Security Guide)
creating (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
displaying (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
displaying automatically (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
in PL/SQL blocks (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
in SQL statements (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
in the COPY command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
input host variables (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
peeking (Performance Tuning Guide)
user-defined types (Application Developer's Guide - Object-Relational Features)
using in PL/SQL procedures (HTML DB User's Guide)
using in regions (HTML DB User's Guide)
with query rewrite (Data Warehousing Guide)
bind variables, used with LOB locators in OCI (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
BIND_ARRAY procedures (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BIND_INOUT_VARIABLE procedure (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
BIND_OUT_VARIABLE procedure (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
BIND_VARIABLE procedure (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
BIND_VARIABLE procedures (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BIND_VARIABLES function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BINDADD authority, binding packages on DB2/UDB (Transparent Gateway for DRDA Installation and User's Guide for Microsoft Windows)
BINDADD privilege
BindAddress (HTTP Server Administrator's Guide)
BINDAGENT privilege
BINDING
command-line option (SQL*Module for Ada Programmer's Guide)
binding (Data Cartridge Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Data Cartridge Developer's Guide)
     [entry #3] (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide)
     [entry #4] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
arrays (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
buffer expansion (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
clearBindValues() (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
definition of (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
early (SQL*Module for Ada Programmer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Module for Ada Programmer's Guide)
late (SQL*Module for Ada Programmer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Module for Ada Programmer's Guide)
OCINumber (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
PL/SQL Associative Array (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide)
PL/SQL placeholders (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
setBindValue (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
summary (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
values to queries in XSU PL/SQL API (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
binding and defining CLOB and NCLOB data in OCI (Globalization Support Guide)
binding and defining SQL CHAR datatypes in OCI (Globalization Support Guide)
binding and defining SQL NCHAR datatypes in OCI (Globalization Support Guide)
BINDING clause
of CREATE OPERATOR (SQL Reference)
BINDING command-line option (SQL*Module for Ada Programmer's Guide)
binding host variables (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
Binding property (Data Guard Broker)
binding the DRDA package
binding, bulk, definition (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
bindings
adding to an operator (SQL Reference)
dropping from an operator (SQL Reference)
binds
See also INSERT statements and UPDATE statements (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
BINDSIZE parameter
SQL*Loader command line (Utilities)
     [subentry #2] (Utilities)
binning (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Data Mining Concepts)
     [entry #3] (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
automated (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
bin boundaries (Data Mining Concepts)
bins
categorical (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
embedded (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
equi-width (Data Mining Concepts)
external (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
for k-means (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Data Mining Concepts)
for O-Cluster (Data Mining Concepts)
most frequent items (Data Mining Concepts)
numerical (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
quantile (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
spatial (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
bioinformatics (Data Mining Concepts)
     [entry #2] (New Features Guide)
biometric authorization (Security Overview)
     [entry #2] (Security Overview)
bit vectors
converting to numbers (SQL Reference)
BIT_AND function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
     [entry #2] (Procedural Gateway for APPC User's Guide for Microsoft Windows)
BIT_COMPLEMENT function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
     [entry #2] (Procedural Gateway for APPC User's Guide for Microsoft Windows)
BIT_OR function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
     [entry #2] (Procedural Gateway for APPC User's Guide for Microsoft Windows)
BIT_XOR function (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
     [entry #2] (Procedural Gateway for APPC User's Guide for Microsoft Windows)
BITAND function (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL Quick Reference)
     [entry #3] (SQL Reference)
BITMAP clause
of CREATE INDEX (SQL Reference)
bitmap indexes (Concepts)
     [entry #2] (Concepts)
     [entry #3] (Concepts)
     [entry #4] (Data Warehousing Guide)
     [entry #5] (New Features Guide)
     [entry #6] (Performance Tuning Guide)
     [entry #7] (SQL Reference)
cardinality (Concepts)
creating join indexes (SQL Reference)
inlist iterator (Performance Tuning Guide)
invalidations (Upgrade Guide)
nulls and (Concepts)
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
     [subentry #3] (Data Warehousing Guide)
on joins (Performance Tuning Guide)
on partitioned tables (Data Warehousing Guide)
parallel query and DML (Concepts)
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
     [subentry #3] (Concepts)
     [subentry #4] (Data Warehousing Guide)
     [subentry #5] (Data Warehousing Guide)
when to use (Performance Tuning Guide)
bitmap join indexes (Data Warehousing Guide)
bitmap tablespace management (Concepts)
BITMAP_MERGE_AREA_SIZE initialization parameter (Reference)
setting with ALTER SYSTEM (SQL Reference)
bitmaps
to manage free space (Concepts)
bits, adding (OLAP DML Reference)
blackout time periods
defining (2 Day DBA)
blackouts (2 Day DBA)
     [entry #2] (2 Day DBA)
     [entry #3] (Enterprise Manager Concepts)
controlling with emctl (Enterprise Manager Advanced Configuration)
examples (Enterprise Manager Advanced Configuration)
BLANK command (OLAP DML Reference)
blank GeoRaster objects (Spatial GeoRaster)
blank line
in PL/SQL blocks (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
in SQL commands (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
preserving in SQL commands (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
blank lines in reports (OLAP DML Reference)
blank padding
specifying in format models (SQL Reference)
suppressing (SQL Reference)
BLANK_TRIMMING initialization parameter (Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Reference)
setting with ALTER SYSTEM (SQL Reference)
BLANK_TRIMMING parameter (Globalization Support Guide)
blanks (OLAP DML Reference)
loading fields consisting of blanks (Utilities)
SQL*Loader BLANKS parameter for field comparison (Utilities)
stripping from text values (OLAP DML Reference)
trailing (Utilities)
trimming (Utilities)
external tables (Utilities)
whitespace (Utilities)
BLANKS parameter
SQL*Loader utility (Utilities)
BLANKSTRIP function (OLAP DML Reference)
blank-padded comparison (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
blank-padded comparison semantics (SQL Reference)
blank-padding semantics (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
BLAST
     [entry #2] (Data Mining Concepts)
example (Data Mining Concepts)
NCBI (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
ODM (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
output (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
query example (Data Mining Concepts)
query results (Data Mining Concepts)
sample data (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
variants in ODM (Data Mining Concepts)
BLAST queries (New Features Guide)
PTX Agent (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
PTX Manager (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
SMIT (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
BLAST table functions
summary of (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
BLASTN (Data Mining Concepts)
BLASTN_ALIGN table function (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
BLASTN_MATCH table function (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
BLASTP (Data Mining Concepts)
BLASTP_ALIGN table function (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
BLASTP_MATCH table function (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
BLASTX (Data Mining Concepts)
BLOB (Data Cartridge Developer's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Data Provider for .NET Developer's Guide)
     [entry #3] (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #4] (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
class (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
creating and populating (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
creating columns (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
datatype (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
direct download (HTTP Server mod_plsql User's Guide)
document table definition (HTTP Server mod_plsql User's Guide)
EMPTY_BLOB function (Data Cartridge Developer's Guide)
getting locators (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
interface changes (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
introduction (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
locators
getting from result set (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
selecting (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
manipulating data (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
populating columns (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
reading data (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
writing data (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
Blob class (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
     [entry #2] (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
methods (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
BLOB column (Text Application Developer's Guide)
indexing (Text Application Developer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Text Reference)
loading example (Text Reference)
BLOB data
raster block data (Spatial GeoRaster)
BLOB datatype (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #3] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #4] (SQL Reference)
transactional support (SQL Reference)
BLOB, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
BLOB_ARG procedure (Advanced Replication Management API Reference)
BlobInputStream (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BlobInputStream(BLOB) (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BlobInputStream(BLOB, int) (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BlobOutputStream (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BlobOutputStream(BLOB) (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BlobOutputStream(BLOB, int) (interMedia Java Classes Reference)
BLOBs
class (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
creating indexes (Globalization Support Guide)
datatype (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
DBMS_LOB, offset and amount parameters in bytes (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
external datatype (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
modify using DBMS_LOB (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
size limit with PL/SQL prodcedures (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
using JDBC to modify (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
using JDBC to read/examine BLOB values (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
using oracle.sql.BLOB methods to modify (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
BLOBs (binary large objects) (Concepts)
datatype (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
BLOB-buffering (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
BLOCK CHANGE TRACKING (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
block checking (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
block checksums (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
Block cipher (Security Guide)
block cleanout (Performance Tuning Guide)
block corruptions
stored in V$DATABASE_BLOCK_CORRUPTION (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
block device
device name (Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
device name on Linux (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
     [subentry #2] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
block directives (HTTP Server Administrator's Guide)
block media recovery (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [entry #2] (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
guidelines (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
overview (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
block mode conversions
statistics for (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance Guide)
block range granules (Data Warehousing Guide)
block size
choosing (Performance Tuning Guide)
configuring (2 Day DBA)
maximum (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [subentry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
optimal (Performance Tuning Guide)
block size on AIX (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
block validation (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
blocking keyword
for importFrom storageParam parameter (Spatial GeoRaster)
for storageParam parameter (Spatial GeoRaster)
blocking modes (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
blocking operations
tuning queries with (Text Application Developer's Guide)
blocking transactions (Concepts)
blockMBR attribute of SDO_RASTER (Spatial GeoRaster)
BLOCKQUOTECLOSE function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BLOCKQUOTECLOSE procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BLOCKQUOTEOPEN function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BLOCKQUOTEOPEN procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BLOCKRECOVER command (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [entry #2] (Backup and Recovery Advanced User's Guide)
     [entry #3] (Recovery Manager Reference)
blocks
anonymous (Concepts)
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
associated with instance (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
database (Concepts)
label (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
PCM lock (Reference)
PL/SQL (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
redo log (Reference)
size (Reference)
     [subentry #2] (Reference)
     [subentry #3] (Reference)
     [subentry #4] (Reference)
structure (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
blocks for each file, maximum (Platform Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #2] (Platform Guide for Windows)
blocks, PL/SQL
continuing (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
editing in buffer (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
editing with system editor (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
entering and executing (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing current in buffer (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
saving current (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
setting character used to end (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
stored in SQL buffer (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
timing statistics (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
within SQL commands (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BLOCKSIZE clause
of CREATE TABLESPACE (Administrator's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (SQL Reference)
blockSize keyword for storageParam (Spatial GeoRaster)
BLOCKTERMINATOR (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #4] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
block-level recovery (Concepts)
BMARGIN option (OLAP DML Reference)
BMP image format
support by GeoRaster (Spatial GeoRaster)
BMPF image format (interMedia Reference)
BMPRLE image compression format (interMedia Reference)
BNDDFCLP variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDFCRCP variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDFMT variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDH-CUR-VNAMEL variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDH-MAX-VNAMEL variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDH-VNAME variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDI variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDI-CUR-VNAMEL variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDI-MAX-VNAMEL variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDI-VNAME variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDV variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDVLN variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNDDVTYP variable (SQLDA) (Pro*COBOL Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BNF
body
cursor (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
function (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
method (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
object (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
package (Java Developer's Guide)
     [subentry #2] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
procedure (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
SQL object type (Java Developer's Guide)
BODY clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
body of package, definition (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
BODY option (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BODYCLOSE function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BODYCLOSE procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BODYOPEN function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BODYOPEN procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BOLD clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BOLD function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BOLD procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
Boolean constants (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
Boolean data type (OLAP DML Reference)
BOOLEAN datatype (Concepts)
     [entry #2] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
Boolean expressions (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #2] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
creating (OLAP DML Reference)
defined (OLAP DML Reference)
example of (OLAP DML Reference)
involving NA values (OLAP DML Reference)
operators (OLAP DML Reference)
     [subentry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
values (OLAP DML Reference)
Boolean literals (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
Boolean OLAP API data type (OLAP Developer's Guide to the OLAP API)
Boolean operators
evaluation order (OLAP DML Reference)
     [subentry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
table of (OLAP DML Reference)
     [subentry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
Boolean parameters, restrictions (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
Boolean values (OLAP DML Reference)
spelling of false values (OLAP DML Reference)
spelling of true values (OLAP DML Reference)
boot disk (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
boot.local file (Installation Guide for UNIX Systems)
     [entry #2] (Quick Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [entry #3] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for All Platforms)
bottlenecks
elimination (Performance Tuning Guide)
fixing (Performance Tuning Guide)
identifying (Performance Tuning Guide)
memory (Performance Tuning Guide)
resource (Performance Tuning Guide)
bottom-N reporting (SQL Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL Reference)
     [entry #3] (SQL Reference)
bound fillers (Utilities)
boundaries parameter
Database Character Set Scanner (Globalization Support Guide)
boundary
of an area (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
of line string (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
of multiline string (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
of polygon (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
boundary control of Web crawling (Ultra Search User's Guide)
boundary rule (Ultra Search User's Guide)
bounding rectangle
minimum (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
Bourne shell
default user startup file (Client Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [subentry #2] (Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [subentry #3] (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
setting shell limits on Linux (Real Application Clusters Installation and Configuration for Linux x86-64)
setting shell limits on Linux x86-64 (Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
Bourne shell, default user startup file (Companion CD Installation Guide for Linux x86-64)
     [entry #2] (Companion CD Installation Guide for UNIX Systems)
BR function
of HTF package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BR procedure
of HTP package (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
brace escape character (Text Reference)
brackets
altering precedence (Text Reference)
     [subentry #2] (Text Reference)
grouping character (Text Reference)
branch
creating (HTML DB User's Guide)
branch blocks (Concepts)
branch qualifier (distributed transactions) (JDBC Developer's Guide and Reference)
branches
detaching (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
resuming (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
branching (HTML DB User's Guide)
branch action (HTML DB User's Guide)
branch point (HTML DB User's Guide)
Branch Point list (HTML DB User's Guide)
on load, before header (HTML DB User's Guide)
on submit, after processing (HTML DB User's Guide)
on submit, before computation (HTML DB User's Guide)
on submit, before processing (HTML DB User's Guide)
on submit, before validation (HTML DB User's Guide)
using buttons (HTML DB User's Guide)
branching in programs (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #3] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #4] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #5] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #6] (OLAP DML Reference)
breadcrumb menu (HTML DB User's Guide)
BREAK action
of WHENEVER (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
break columns (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
inserting space when value changes (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
specifying multiple (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
suppressing duplicate values in (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BREAK command (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
and SQL ORDER BY clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #4] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
clearing BREAKS (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
displaying column values in titles (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
DUPLICATES clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
inserting space after every row (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
inserting space when break column changes (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing current break definition (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
ON column clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
ON expr clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
ON REPORT clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
ON ROW clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
printing "grand" and "sub" summaries (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
printing summary lines at ends of reports (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
removing definition (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
SKIP clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
SKIP PAGE clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #4] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
specifying multiple break columns (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
suppressing duplicate values (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
used in conjunction with COMPUTE (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
used in conjunction with SET COLSEP (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
used to format a REFCURSOR variable (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
used with COMPUTE (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #4] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #5] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
used with SWITCH (OLAP DML Reference)
break definition
listing current (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
removing current (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BREAKS clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
broadcast
distribution value (Performance Tuning Guide)
broader term operators
example (Text Reference)
broader term query feedback (Text Reference)
BROKEN procedure (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
broker (Concepts)
command-line interface (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
components (Data Guard Broker)
Data Guard configuration file (Data Guard Broker)
defined (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
failover (Data Guard Broker)
graphical user interface (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
immediate failover (Data Guard Broker)
installation (Data Guard Broker)
introduction (Data Guard Broker)
log transport services verification (Data Guard Broker)
managing databases (Data Guard Broker)
performing a complete failover (Data Guard Broker)
performing a switchover (Data Guard Broker)
user interfaces (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
broker configurations (Data Guard Broker)
add an existing RAC standby database (Data Guard Broker)
benefits (Data Guard Broker)
changing roles (Data Guard Broker)
components (Data Guard Broker)
creating (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #3] (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #4] (Data Guard Broker)
Data Guard configuration file (Data Guard Broker)
database objects (Data Guard Broker)
disabling databases (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
enabling (Data Guard Broker)
enabling databases (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #3] (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #4] (Data Guard Broker)
health (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
instance objects (Data Guard Broker)
life cycle (Data Guard Broker)
management (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #3] (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #4] (Data Guard Broker)
monitoring (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
objects (Data Guard Broker)
Oracle Net Services configuration (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
overview (Data Guard Broker)
properties (Data Guard Broker)
protection modes (Data Guard Broker)
removing (Data Guard Broker)
setting protection mode (Data Guard Broker)
status modes (Data Guard Broker)
supported (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #2] (Data Guard Broker)
     [subentry #3] (Data Guard Broker)
verifying (Data Guard Broker)
brownouts (High Availability Architecture and Best Practices)
BROWSE_WORDS procedure (Text Reference)
browser support for XML (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
browser, web (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BROWSER_LANGUAGE substitution string (HTML DB User's Guide)
BrowserMatch (HTTP Server Administrator's Guide)
browsing words in index (Text Reference)
BRS (band reference system)
description (Spatial GeoRaster)
BT function (Text Reference)
BT operator (Text Reference)
BTG function (Text Reference)
BTG operator (Text Reference)
BTI function (Text Reference)
BTI operator (Text Reference)
BTITLE clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BTITLE command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
aligning title elements (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BOLD clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
CENTER clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
COL clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
FORMAT clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
indenting titles (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
LEFT clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
OFF clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
old form (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
printing blank lines before bottom title (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
referencing column value variable (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
RIGHT clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
SKIP clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
suppressing current definition (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
TAB clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
TTITLE command (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BTP function (Text Reference)
BTP operator (Text Reference)
bucket numbers
retrieving (OLAP DML Reference)
buff (Concepts)
buffer (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
appending text to a line in (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
clearing your screen (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
delete a single line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
delete the current line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
delete the last line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
deleting a range of lines (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
deleting a single line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
deleting all lines (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
deleting lines from (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
deleting the current line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
deleting the last line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
executing contents (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
inserting new line in (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing a range of lines (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing a single line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing all lines (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing contents (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing the current line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
listing the last line (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
loading into system editor (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
saving contents (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
screen area (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
SQL (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
buffer area (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
buffer busy wait events (Performance Tuning Guide)
     [entry #2] (Performance Tuning Guide)
actions (Performance Tuning Guide)
buffer cache
contention (Performance Tuning Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Performance Tuning Guide)
     [subentry #3] (Performance Tuning Guide)
flushing (SQL Reference)
hit ratio (Performance Tuning Guide)
instance recovery (Real Application Clusters Administrator's Guide)
reducing buffers (Performance Tuning Guide)
     [subentry #2] (Performance Tuning Guide)
Buffer Cache Advisor
     [entry #2] (Concepts)
description (2 Day DBA)
buffer cache flushing (New Features Guide)
buffer cache size (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
buffer caches (Concepts)
database (Concepts)
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
definition (Concepts)
extended buffer cache (32-bit) (Concepts)
multiple buffer pools (Concepts)
BUFFER clause (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
buffer expansion during binding (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
buffer flushing, described (Net Services Administrator's Guide)
buffer manager (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
     [entry #2] (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
BUFFER parameter
Export utility (Utilities)
Import utility (Utilities)
BUFFER parameter for the Import utility
buffer pools (Concepts)
default cache (Performance Tuning Guide)
hit ratio (Performance Tuning Guide)
KEEP (Performance Tuning Guide)
KEEP cache (Performance Tuning Guide)
multiple (Performance Tuning Guide)
RECYCLE cache (Performance Tuning Guide)
buffer sizes
IPC, adjusting for Real Application Clusters (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance Guide)
BUFFER variable (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BUFFER_POOL parameter
description (Administrator's Guide)
of STORAGE clause (SQL Reference)
BUFFER_POOL_KEEP initialization parameter (Concepts)
BUFFER_POOL_KEEP parameter (interMedia User's Guide)
BUFFER_POOL_RECYCLE initialization parameter (Concepts)
BUFFER_POOL_RECYCLE parameter (interMedia User's Guide)
buffered queues (Streams Concepts and Administration)
buffering
disable
internal persistent LOBs (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
enable
internal persistent LOBs (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
flush
internal persistent LOBs (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
LOB buffering subsystem (Application Developer's Guide - Large Objects)
buffering LOB operations (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
buffers
buffer cache in SGA (Administrator's Guide)
calculating for export (Utilities)
database buffer cache
incremental checkpoint (Concepts)
multiple rows (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
redo log (Concepts)
redo log, definition (Concepts)
space required by
VARCHAR data in SQL*Loader (Utilities)
specifying with SQL*Loader BINDSIZE parameter (Utilities)
buffer-cache
buffer-cache paging activity
bug
bugs
BUILD DEFERRED clause
of CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW (SQL Reference)
BUILD IMMEDIATE clause
of CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW (SQL Reference)
build methods (Data Warehousing Guide)
build number (OLAP DML Reference)
build options (HTML DB User's Guide)
creating (HTML DB User's Guide)
for analytic workspaces (OLAP Application Developer's Guide)
reports (HTML DB User's Guide)
Build Options attribute (HTML DB User's Guide)
build parameters
in ABN (Data Mining Concepts)
BUILD procedure
     [entry #2] (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
     [entry #3] (Streams Concepts and Administration)
     [entry #4] (Streams Concepts and Administration)
of DBMS_LOGSTDBY (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
build result object (Data Mining Concepts)
build results (Data Mining Application Developer's Guide)
build status (HTML DB User's Guide)
BUILD_CHAIN_ROWS_TABLE procedure (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BUILD_EXCEPTIONS_TABLE procedure (Application Developer's Guide - Expression Filter)
     [entry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Expression Filter)
     [entry #3] (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BUILD_PART_INDEX procedure (PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference)
BUILDER process (Data Guard Concepts and Administration)
building OCI applications on Unix (Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
builtintypes option (JPublisher User's Guide)
Built-in Action Handler (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
Built-in Action Handler, XSQL (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
built-in functions (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
built-in substitution strings (HTML DB User's Guide)
bulk binding, definition (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
bulk binds (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
     [entry #2] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
DML statements (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
FOR loops (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
SELECT statements (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
sparse table (New Features Guide)
usage (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
BULK COLLECT clause (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
bulk data loading methods (interMedia User's Guide)
bulk fetches
     [entry #2] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #3] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
optimizing data transfers using (Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide)
bulk loading (Application Developer's Guide - Expression Filter)
     [entry #2] (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager)
BeginBulkLoading procedure (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager)
bypassing validation (Application Developer's Guide - Expression Filter)
EndBulkLoading procedure (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager)
RollbackBulkLoading procedure (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager)
bulk loading of spatial data (Spatial User's Guide and Reference)
bulk returns (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
     [entry #2] (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
bulk updates (Advanced Replication)
bundle
Business Components for Java (BC4J) (Client Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
     [entry #2] (Installation Guide for 64-Bit Windows)
Business Components for Java, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
business intelligence (New Features Guide)
operating system default values (Administrator's Reference for UNIX Systems)
business logic (Performance Tuning Guide)
     [entry #2] (Performance Tuning Guide)
business rules
byte semantics (Concepts)
enforcing in application code (Concepts)
enforcing using stored procedures (Concepts)
enforcing with constraints
advantages of (Concepts)
Business Transaction Monitoring (Enterprise Manager Concepts)
recording control panel (Enterprise Manager Concepts)
recording transactions (Enterprise Manager Concepts)
Business Transaction Tracing
configuring (Enterprise Manager Advanced Configuration)
Business-to-Business, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
Business-to-Consumer, definition (XML Developer's Kit Programmer's Guide)
button (HTML DB User's Guide)
     [entry #2] (HTML DB User's Guide)
creating (HTML DB User's Guide)
displaying conditionally (HTML DB User's Guide)
names (HTML DB User's Guide)
template (HTML DB User's Guide)
buttons
cancel (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #4] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #5] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
clear screen (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
execute (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
load script (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
log in (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
     [subentry #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
save script (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference)
BY ACCESS clause
of AUDIT (SQL Reference)
BY proxy clause
of AUDIT (SQL Reference)
BY REF phrase (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
BY SESSION clause
of AUDIT (SQL Reference)
BY user clause
of AUDIT (SQL Reference)
bypassing rows (Text Application Developer's Guide)
bypassing validation (Application Developer's Guide - Expression Filter)
BYTE character semantics (Advanced Replication)
     [entry #2] (SQL Reference)
     [entry #3] (SQL Reference)
BYTE length semantics (SQL Reference)
byte manipulation functions (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #3] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #4] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #5] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #6] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #7] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #8] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [entry #9] (OLAP DML Reference)
byte order (Utilities)
big-endian (Utilities)
little-endian (Utilities)
specifying in SQL*Loader control file (Utilities)
byte order marks (Utilities)
precedence
for first primary datafile (Utilities)
for LOBFILEs and SDFs (Utilities)
suppressing checks for (Utilities)
Byte Ordering (Pro*C/C++ Precompiler Programmer's Guide)
BYTE qualifier for column lengths (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals)
byte semantics (Globalization Support Guide)
     [entry #2] (Globalization Support Guide)
bytecode
defined (Java Developer's Guide)
definition (Java Developer's Guide)
verification (Java Developer's Guide)
BYTEINT datatype (Utilities)
BYTEORDER parameter
SQL*Loader utility (Utilities)
BYTEORDERMARK parameter
SQL*Loader utility (Utilities)
bytes (OLAP DML Reference)
finding location in text expression (OLAP DML Reference)
functions for (OLAP DML Reference)
     [subentry #2] (OLAP DML Reference)
     [subentry #3] (OLAP DML Reference)
Bytes class (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
methods (Oracle C++ Call Interface Programmer's Guide)
BYTES column
PLAN_TABLE table (Performance Tuning Guide)
bytes message (Streams Advanced Queuing User's Guide and Reference)
by-reference parameter passing (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
by-value parameter passing (PL/SQL User's Guide and Reference)
B-tree indexes (Concepts)
     [entry #2] (Data Warehousing Guide)
     [entry #3] (Label Security Administrator's Guide)
     [entry #4] (Performance Tuning Guide)
bitmap indexes versus (Data Warehousing Guide)
compared with bitmap indexes (Concepts)
     [subentry #2] (Concepts)
index-organized tables (Concepts)
B-tree indexing algorithm (Data Cartridge Developer's Guide)