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The Global Paleomagnetic Database : Design, Installation and Use with ORACLE - Jo Lock

The Global Paleomagnetic Database

Design, Installation and Use with ORACLE

By: Jo Lock (Editor), Michael W. McElhinny (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st July 1991
ISBN: 9780792313274
Number Of Pages: 175

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Document Syntax Xl I. DATABASE DESIGN 1. Relational Databases 317 2. Choice of Database Management System 318 3. Design of the Global Paleomagnetic Database 319 3. 1. ORACLE Design 319 3. 2. Compact Database - ABASE 321 4. Aspects of Data Entry 326 II. ORACLE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE 1. Sytem Hardware and Software Recommendation for ORACLE 328 1. 1. For a Fully IBM Compatible Personal Computer (PC) 328 1. 2. For an Apple Macintosh PC 329 1. 3. Recommendations 330 2. ORACLE RDBMS Software Used By the GPMDB 331 2. 1. A Brief Description of the ORACLE RDBMS 331 2. 2. SQL *Plus under MS-DOS 333 2. 3. SQL *Forms under MS-DOS 336 2. 4. SQL *Menu under MS-DOS 338 2. 5. The . CRT File 339 III. DATABASE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE 1. The Role of the Database Administrator 340 2. Preparing Your PC for the Installation of ORACLE RDBMS 340 2. 1. ORACLE RDBMS for MS-DOS and Extended Memory 340 2. 2. Setting up MS-DOS for ORACLE 342 3. Installing the ORACLE RDBMS 347 3. 1. ORACLE Directory Structure 347 3. 2. Installing the ORACLE RDBMS for MS-DOS 348 3. 3. Step by Step ORACLE RDBMS Installation Instructions 348 4. System Preparation and Loading the Global Paleomagnetic Da- base 353 4. 1. System Preparation 353 4. 2. Installing the Global Paleomagnetic Database 356 4. 3. Loading the Custombuilt Files 358 v SUI. IJIARY vi 5. Database Administrative Tasks 363 5. 1.

Summary.- I. Database Design.- 1. Relational Databases.- 2. Choice of Database Management System.- 3. Design of the Global Paleomagnetic Database.- 3.1. ORACLE Design.- 3.2. Compact Database - ABASE.- 4. Aspects of Data Entry.- II. Oracle Hardware and Software.- 1. Sytem Hardware and Software Recommendation for ORACLE.- 1.1. For a Fully IBM Compatible Personal Computer (PC).- 1.2. For an Apple Macintosh PC.- 1.3. Recommendations.- 2. ORACLE RDBMS Software Used By the GPMDB.- 2.1. A Brief Description of the ORACLE RDBMS.- 2.2. SQL*Plus under MS-DOS.- 2.3. SQL*Forms under MS-DOS.- 2.4. SQL*Menu under MS-DOS.- 2.5. The.CRT File.- III. Database Installation and Maintenance.- 1. The Role of the Database Administrator.- 2. Preparing Your PC for the Installation of ORACLE RDBMS.- 2.1. ORACLE RDBMS for MS-DOS and Extended Memory.- 2.2. Setting up MS-DOS for ORACLE.- 3. Installing the ORACLE RDBMS.- 3.1. ORACLE Directory Structure.- 3.2. Installing the ORACLE RDBMS for MS-DOS.- 3.3. Step by Step ORACLE RDBMS Installation Instructions.- 4. System Preparation and Loading the Global Paleomagnetic Database.- 4.1. System Preparation.- 4.2. Installing the Global Paleomagnetic Database.- 4.3. Loading the Custombuilt Files.- 5. Database Administrative Tasks.- 5.1. Starting the ORACLE RDBMS.- 5.2. Stopping the ORACLE RDBMS.- 5.3. Changing the System Default Passwords.- 5.4. Setting up UserIDs and Passwords.- 5.5. Setting up User Access to SQL*Menu.- 5.6. Checking Database Storage.- 5.7. Expanding the Database.- 6. Backing Up and Restoring Your Database.- 6.1. The Export Utility.- 6.2. The Import Utility.- 7. Factors Affecting ORACLE Performance.- 7.1. PC System.- 7.2. Fragmentation.- 7.3. Protected Versus Real Mode ORACLE Performance.- 7.4. ORACLE Performance Tuning.- IV. Database Queries with SQL*Menu and SQL*Forms.- 1. SQL*Menu with the Global Paleomagnetic Database.- 1.1. Starting SQL*Menu.- 1.2. The Main Menu for the GPMDB.- 2. Running SQL*Forms (RUNFORM).- 2.1. Elements of a Form.- 2.2. Custombuilt Form - PALEOMAG.- 3. SQL*Forms Designer (SQLFORMS).- 4. ORACLE for Macintosh with HyperCard.- V. Database Queries With SQL*Plus.- 1. The ORACLE Database System.- 1.1. Starting ORACLE.- 1.2. Stopping ORACLE.- 1.3. ORACLE Userid and Password.- 2. Introduction to SQL*Plus.- 2.1. Logging Into and Out Of SQL*Plus.- 2.2. Entering SQL Commands.- 2.3. Selecting Data from a Table - The Select Statement.- 2.4. Selecting Specific Rows - The Where Clause.- 2.5. The SQL Buffer.- 2.6. The SQL*Plus Line Editor.- 2.7. Ordering the Rows from a Query - The Order By Clause.- 2.8. Selecting Unique Rows - The Distinct Operator.- 2.9. Views.- 3. Developing More Complex SQL Commands.- 3.1. The Data Dictionary.- 3.2. Determining Table Definitions - The Describe Command.- 3.3. Selecting Data from More than One Table - Table Joins.- 3.4. Abbreviating a Table Name - Table Aliases.- 3.5. Using More than One Selection Criterion - The And Operator.- 3.6. Substitution Variables - & Variablename.- 3.7. Warning - Beware of Traps for the Unwary.- 4. SQL*Plus Commands.- 4.1. Entering SQL*Plus Commands.- 4.2. SQL*Plus Command Summary.- 4.3. SQL*Plus Command Files.- 5. More Advanced SQL Queries.- 5.1. Multiple Table Joins.- 5.2. Group Functions.- 5.3. Summarising Several Groups of Rows.- 5.4. Subqueries - The In Clause.- 5.5. The Outer Join.- 5.6. Join Versus Subquery.- 5.7. Optimising SQL Queries.- 6. Using SQL*Plus Commands to Operate on Your Own Data.- 6.1. Creating, Dropping and Altering Tables.- 6.2. Changing Data in Your Tables.- 6.3. Creating and Dropping Views.- 6.4. Tables versus Views.- 6.5. Renaming Tables and Views.- 6.6. Creating and Dropping Synonyms.- 6.7. Granting and Revoking Privileges.- References.- Acknowledgements.- Appendices.- Appendix 1 - Table and View Descripions.- 1.1. List of Tables and Views in the GPMDB.- 1.2. Description of Tables in the GPMDB.- 1.3. List of the Views in the GPMDB.- 1.4. Description of Tables in the Compact Database - ABASE.- Appendix 2 - View Code.- 1. SQL Statements Used to Create the GPMDB Views.- 1.1. View ALLCAGE.- 1.2. View PRICAGE.- 1.3. View RSLTALL.- 1.4. View RSLTPRI.- Appendix 3 - Custombuilt .SQL Command File Code.

ISBN: 9780792313274
ISBN-10: 0792313275
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 175
Published: 31st July 1991
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 12