Mastering Oracle7 and Client/Server Computing is designed for developers, database administrators, and managers who rely on Oracle7, the definitive client/server technology. Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage spans all releases of Oracle7, including Release 7.3. Inside you'll find: . A practical introduction to client/server computing. Understand and maximize the capabilities of client, server, and network. Complete coverage of database administration topics. Master Server Manager and SQL*Loader. Create Oracle databases, manage database space, and control server availability. Configure the server for client/server use. Handle system security, support client applications, and configure Oracle's Parallel Query option. Comprehensive treatment of client/server application development, including application tuning, centralized application logic, and application security. A start-to-finish tutorial on rapid application development, using Oracle's Designer/2000 CASE (computer-aided software engineering) tools. You'll also find coverage of quick reference tables on SQL commands, SQL functions, and data dictionary views. This up-to-date book on client/server computing covers all versions of Oracle7. It contains a thorough introduction to the SQL and PL/SQL languages, practical ways to exploit Oracle7's client/server architecture, and smart ways to distribute applications between client and server. It also features a tutorial chapter on CASE Tools. This is essential reading for application developers, database administrators, and managers who must evaluate Oracle7 and its capabilities before purchase.