PL/SQL is not just for developers. Database administrators (DBAs) use and are impacted by PL/SQL every day, and rely on scripts, supplied packages, and utilities to manage the database. In this chapter, we focus on Oracle supplied packages that are of particular interest to DBAs. The following topics are discussed:
Database performance management
Moving OS files from within the database
Exporting and importing data while using filters
Securing your applications with encryption
You will want to download this chapter's code, including the user creation script and seed data, from the Oracle Press web site, or from
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