Expires: 27 Apr 2001 02:40:14 GMT
Subject: Oracle Database FAQ
Summary: FAQ about the Oracle FAQ. The Oracle FAQ provides independent
and useful information on Oracle products to the Oracle DBA
and Developer community.
Date: 14 Mar 2001 02:45:47 GMT
FAQ ABOUT THE ORACLE FAQ:
The following topics are addressed in this FAQ:
1. Where is the Oracle FAQ located?
2. What is in the Oracle FAQ?
3. Who should use the Oracle FAQ?
4. Where can one post Oracle related questions?
5. How does one add information to the Oracle FAQ?
6. Can I add my own FAQ to the Oracle FAQ site?
7. Are there any translation projects for this FAQ?
8. Legal stuff
The Oracle FAQ is available on the Web at the following addresses:
http://www.orafaq.org/ - Michigan, USA
http://www.orafaq.com/ - Texas, USA
http://www.doag.org/orafaq/ - Germany
http://www.ibi.co.za/frank/ - South Africa
We recommend you select the site closest to you to prevent
congestion on the Internet and overloading of any particular
use one of the other mirror sites.
The Oracle FAQ contains independent Oracle product related FAQs
for DBAs and developers. The FAQ also contains scripts, white
on Oracle and SQL. It is a valuable resource for all Oracle
the software giant and its products.
The Oracle FAQ is primarily intended for "newby" users trying
to get up to speed with Oracle, but also includes information
for the more seasoned Oracle Professionals. It should be
list or USENET newsgroups.
the answer to your question, you may post your question to
the ORACLE-L list, appropriate USENET newsgroup or FAQ
USENET Newsgroups (using a Newsreader program or dejanews.com):
ORACLE-L List (using an E-Mail program):
To subscribe, send an e-mail message to
ListGuru@fatcity.com. In the body of the message
write "SUBSCRIBE ORACLE-L your_real_name".
FAQ Message Forum (using a Web Browser):
Make sure you understand the Netiquette Guidelines before
When you receive your answer, it is recommended that you
to notify the ORACLE FAQ maintainers of the answer so that
they can update the Oracle FAQ accordingly (keep in mind
that they do not always have the time to scan the lists/
newsgroups for new information).
We try our best to constantly improve the Oracle FAQ. Please
e-mail any suggestions, contributions and corrections to
NOTE: Please do not send us questions without detailed
answers. Read question 4 (where can one post Oracle
Sure, design your FAQ page(s) and send it to us for inclusion
nto the Oracle FAQ. Try to stick to the look, feel and style
used in the rest of the FAQ.
There was a Japanese translation of the Oracle FAQ some time
ago. Maybe it is still out there (difficult to tell). If you
translation techniques, please let us know.
All information on the Oracle FAQ is offered in good faith and in the
to date or suitable for any particular purpose. The author (and
contributors) accepts no liability in respect of this information or
The Oracle FAQ is independent of and does not represent Oracle
Corporation in any way. Oracle does not officially sponsor,
approve, or endorse this FAQ or its content.
The Oracle FAQ Team