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

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Glossary Definitions

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PA PC PD PE PF PG PH PI PK PL PM PO PR PU

pack (Real Application Clusters Real Application Clusters Guard I - Concepts and Administration; search in this book

package (Syndication Server User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

package sequence (Syndication Server User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

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

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

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

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

parallel automatic tuning (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

parallel execution (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Real Application Clusters Setup and Configuration; search in this book

parallel query parameters (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

parallel recovery (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

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

parallel server parameters (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

parallelism (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

parallelization (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

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

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

parameter file (PFILE) (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

parent (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

parent destination (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

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

parent workspace (Application Developer's Guide - Workspace Manager; search in this book

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

parse call (Performance Tuning Guide and Reference; search in this book

Parsed Character Data (PCDATA) (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #2] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

parser (Performance Tuning Guide and Reference; search in this book
    [definition #2] (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #3] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

partial resynchronization (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

partition (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Data Warehousing 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

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

password files (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

Password-Accessible Domains List (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

past image (PI) (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

path name (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book

pathname (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

payload (Syndication Server User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

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

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

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

Performance Manager (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Real Application Clusters Setup and Configuration; search in this book

persistent queue (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals; search in this book

Personal Edition (Installation Guide for 32-Bit Windows; search in this book

PFILE (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

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

physical backups (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

physical data (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

physical data specification (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

physical reads (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

physical schema (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

physical standby database (Data Guard Broker; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

physical structures (Concepts; search in this book

physical writes (Real Application Clusters Deployment and Performance; search in this book

PI (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

pin (SNMP Support Reference Guide; search in this book

ping (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

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

pivoting (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

PKCS #12 (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; 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

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

PL/SQL (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Administrator's Guide for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #3] (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #5] (Provider for OLE DB Developer's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #6] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book
    [definition #7] (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #8] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

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

plaintext (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; 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

plan generator (Performance Tuning Guide and Reference; search in this book

planned downtime (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Real Application Clusters Real Application Clusters Guard I - Concepts and Administration; search in this book

pluggable tablespace (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

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

point of recoverability (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

Policy Manager (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

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

positive target value (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

posting (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals; search in this book

precompiler (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book

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

predictor (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

Preemptive Multitasking (Java Developer's Guide; search in this book

preferred credentials (Real Application Clusters Administration; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Setup and Configuration; search in this book

preferred Oracle Names server (Net Services Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Net Services Reference Guide; search in this book

preferred primary node (Real Application Clusters Real Application Clusters Guard I - Concepts and Administration; search in this book

preferred secondary node (Real Application Clusters Real Application Clusters Guard I - Concepts and Administration; search in this book

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

primary database (Data Guard Broker; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

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

primary instance (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Real Application Clusters Guard I - Concepts and Administration; search in this book

primary instance role (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Real Application Clusters Real Application Clusters Guard I - Concepts and Administration; search in this book

primary key (Concepts; search in this book

PRIMARY KEY constraint (Concepts; search in this book

primary site (Data Guard Broker; search in this book

primary/secondary configuration (Real Application Clusters Real Application Clusters Guard I - Concepts and Administration; search in this book

Primary/Secondary Instance Configuration (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

principal (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (XML Database Developer's Guide - Oracle XML DB; search in this book
    [definition #3] (XML Developer's Kits Guide - XDK; search in this book

prior probabilities (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

priority inversion (Concepts; search in this book

priors (Data Mining Concepts; search in this book

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

private key (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; 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

private keys (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

private rollback segment (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

Privilege (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

privilege (Administrator's Guide for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

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

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

Process (Java Developer's Guide; search in this book

process (Concepts; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Administrator's Guide for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #3] (Getting Started for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #4] (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book
    [definition #5] (SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference; search in this book

Profile (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

profile (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

progID (COM Automation Feature Developer's Guide; search in this book

Program Global Area (PGA) (Database Tuning with the Oracle Tuning Pack; search in this book

program global area (PGA) (Concepts; search in this book

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

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

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

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

Property Sheet (Enterprise Manager Concepts Guide; search in this book

protected mode (Data Guard Concepts and Administration; search in this book

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

protocol adaptor (Dynamic Services User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

protocol address (Client Installation Guide for 32-Bit Windows; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Installation Guide for 32-Bit Windows; 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

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

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

provider (Provider for OLE DB Developer's Guide; search in this book

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

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

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

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

proxy copy (Backup and Recovery Concepts; search in this book

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

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

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

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

public key (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; 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] (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

public key cryptography (Security and Network Integration Guide for Windows; search in this book

public key encryption (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

public key infrastructure (PKI) (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book

public rollback segment (Real Application Clusters Concepts; search in this book

public-key cryptography (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

public-key encryption (Internet Directory Administrator's Guide; search in this book
    [definition #2] (Internet Directory Application Developer's Guide; search in this book

public/private key pair (Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; 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

publisher (Data Warehousing Guide; search in this book

publishing a message (Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals; search in this book

pull (Syndication Server User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book

push (Syndication Server User's and Administrator's Guide; search in this book