Download Oracle Database Concepts, This manual describes all features of the Oracle database server, an object-relational database management system. It describes how the Oracle database server functions, and it lays a conceptual foundation for much of the practical info contained in alternative manuals. information in this manual applies to the Oracle database server running on all operating systems. This preface contains these topics: This note covers the subsequent topics: introduction to the oracle database, data blocks extents and segments, tablespaces datafiles and control files, transaction management, schema objects, dependencies among schema objects, the data dictionary, memory architecture, process architecture, application architecture, oracle utilities, database and instance startup and shutdown, data concurrency and consistency, manageability, backup and recovery, business intelligence, high availability, partitioned tables and indexes, content management, database security, data integrity, triggers, information integration, sql plsql and java, overview of application development languages, native datatypes, object datatypes and object views.