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Oracle9i Database Master Glossary: A
(Release 2 (9.2))

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Glossary Definitions

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access control (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book

Access control entry (ACE) (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book

access control entry (ACE) (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

access control item (ACI) (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

Access Control List (ACL) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

access control list (ACL) (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book
    [definition #5] (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #6] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

access control policy point (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

access methods (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

account (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

ACE (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #2] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

ACI (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

ACL (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book
    [definition #5] (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #6] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

ACP (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

acquisition interrupt (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

Active Directory (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book

Active Directory Service Interfaces (ADSI) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

active version (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager; search in this book

additive (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

address (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book

administrative area (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

administrative context (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Setup and Configuration; search in this book

administrative region (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book

Administrative User (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

Advanced Encryption Standard (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

Advanced Events (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

advanced rules (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

advanced symmetric replication (ASR) (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

advancing the checkpoint (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

advisor (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

AES (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

AFTER trigger (Concepts; search in this book

agent (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #5] (SNMP Support Reference Guide; search in this book

agent profile (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

aggregate (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

aggregation (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

AL16UTF16 (Globalization Support Guide; search in this book

AL32UTF8 (Globalization Support Guide; search in this book

alert file (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

algorithm (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

algorithm settings (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

alias (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

alignment (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

analysis (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

Analysis report (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

ANALYZE command (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

ancestor (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

anonymous authentication (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

anonymous block (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

API (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Java Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #5] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

API stands for Application Programming Interface. As applied to Java, an API is a well-defined set of classes and methods that furnish a specific set of functionality to the Java programmer. JDBC and SQLJ are APIs for accessing SQL data. (Java Developer's Guide; search in this book

Application (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

application gateway (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book

application profile registry (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

application program interface (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

application program interface (API) (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #2] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

application server (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #2] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

application tuning session (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

apply output (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

ARCH (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

architecture (Concepts; search in this book

archive gap (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

archived redo log (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book
    [definition #4] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

ARCHIVELOG (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

ARCHIVELOG mode (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

archiver process (ARCn) (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

archiving (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

ARCn (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

area (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

argument (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

array processing (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

ASCII (Globalization Support Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

ASCII character set (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book

ASN.1 (SNMP Support Reference Guide; search in this book

ASR (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

association rules (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

asynchronous I/O (Performance Tuning Guide and Reference; search in this book

ATL (automated tape library) (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability (ACID) (Services for Microsoft Transaction Server Developer's Guide; search in this book

attribute (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book
    [definition #5] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #6] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #7] (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #8] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book
    [definition #9] (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book
    [definition #10] (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #11] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

attribute configuration file (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

attribute data (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

attribute importance (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

attribute type (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

attribute usage (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

attribute value (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

attributes usage set (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

authalic sphere (Spatial User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

authenticate (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

authentication (Administrator's Guide for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

authentication method (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book

authorization (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #5] (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

auto-discovery (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book

autocommit (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

automatic channel allocation (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

Automatic Undo Management (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

automatic undo management (Real Application Clusters Setup and Configuration; search in this book

automatic undo management mode (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Installation Guide for 32-Bit Windows; search in this book

Autotrace (Performance Tuning Guide and Reference; search in this book

auxiliary database (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

auxiliary set (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

availability (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book