Oracle PL/SQL for DBAs: The Complete Guide to Security, Scheduling, Performance, and More

November 7, 2005

[From O'Reilly Media, Inc. ]

Sebastopol, CA--For the past fifteen years, Oracle Corporation's proprietary procedural language, PL/SQL, has been used mainly for application development. Many programmers use PL/SQL as the primary tool for building entire web sites on top of Oracle databases, and until recently, they also were responsible for maintaining these sites once they got them up and running. But now, according to Oracle expert Arup Nanda, coauthor of Oracle PL/SQL for DBAs (Nanda and Feuerstein, O'Reilly, US $39.95), the line between developers and database administrators has blurred.

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