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Lesson 8

Oracle Net Features Conclusion

This module introduced you to the features of Oracle Network Services.
You should now be able to:
  1. Identify new features of the Net listener
  2. Describe Oracle enhancements for scalability
  3. Identify the new features for partitioned tables
  4. Describe Oracle enhancements and new features that improve connectivity
  5. Describe Oracle enhancements that improve manageability of network/database tasks
  6. Describe Oracle enhancements that improve and simplify security
As you have seen, Oracle connectivity has constantly evolved from its earliest version. Oracle is now concentrating on adding new features that increase the functionality of its existing framework.

Oracle Integration Cloud Service

Glossary

In this module, you were introduced to the following glossary terms:
  1. Advanced Queuing: A pre-defined package enabling you to store messages into queues for deferred retrieval and processing by the Oracle server.
  2. Cache fusion: A diskless data transfer method for Oracle Parallel Server (OPS) that moves information from the cache of one database instance to the cache of another database instance.
  3. Multiplexing: Combining several individual transmissions and sending them across a single connection to and from a database.
  4. Partitioned table: A table containing data in multiple physical tables. This divides large amounts of data into smaller segments.
  5. RADIUS: Acronym for Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service, a client-server security protocol that is used primarily with the Internet.
  6. Snapshot: A replica of a table or part of a table that resides on another database instance. Snapshots can be read-only or updateable.
  7. Transparent application failover (TAF) : A feature in Net to seamlessly move a user’s session from one instance to another when the original instance fails.
The next module covers the changes in Net installation and configuration.

Oracle Networking Concepts

Click the link below to view the new Net functions with the tools that are used to implement the functions.
Oracle Networking Concepts