Oracle architecture

  • The size of the shared pool can be changed dynamically. The data dictionary cache of the shared pool holds the most recently accessed data dictionary information. The shared pool consists of a library cache and data dictionary cache.
  • Control file, redo log file, and data file are part of an Oracle database.
  • An SGA and Oracle background processes constitute an Oracle instance. An SGA is ended when an Oracle instance is shut down. Multiple users can share data in an SGA.
  • While making modifications in SPFILE, the instance should be in open and running state, whereas in the case of PFILE, the instance will have to be first shut down and restarted before making any modifications in it.
  • V is a dynamic performance view that is used to display the names and the location of all the control files.
  • Following is the correct sequence of the processes that occur when a database is opened:
    1. An initialization parameter file is read.
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New Features of Oracle 10g, Oracle 10g Installation, Server Configuration, and Maintenance of the Software

  • Memory – 512MB, Temp space – 400MB of free space in the /tmp directory applicable for the Unix operating system, Swap space – 1GB or twice the amount of RAM, Free disk space – 1.5GB are the minimum hardware requirements to install Oracle 10g.
  • The Installation Type list box is used to decide the type of installation.
  • Oracle Management Agent (OMA) is a centralized administrative tool that is capable of administering the database server and an application server.
  • The location (/u01/app/oracle) will be considered as the base of Optimal Flexible Architecture (OFA).
  • The password file is used to authenticate the administrative tasks from remote locations.
  • An Oracle 10g client can be used to connect to an Oracle 8i or 9i database by using the following syntax:
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Working with the Photoshop UI

  • Photoshop enables you to save the positions of all the open palettes as a workspace.
  • To load a preserved workspace, choose Window > Workspace, and select the workspace from the submenu.
  • Photoshop lets a user to save the current set of keyboard shortcuts as a workspace.
  • The Slide Show view option (View > Slide Show) of the Bridge displays a group of images one by one at full screen.
  • The As Details view option (View > As Details) of the Bridge displays a list of thumbnails along with the information about each file in the main viewing area of the Bridge workspace.
  • The As Filmstrip view option (View > As Filmstrip) of the Bridge displays thumbnails of files in a scrolling list along with a big preview of the file selected in the list in the main viewing area of the Bridge workspace.
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