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Presented in an easy-to-learn, tutorial style, this "teach yourself" guide has been revised to include new features of Oracle 8i. New topics include: extended dynamic SQL within PL/SQL; use of invoker's rights; interfacing; and more. Web site includes author examples and source code.
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