Re: Reading data from oracle database

From: joel garry <>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 10:54:38 -0800 (PST)
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On Dec 12, 12:23 am, oracle user <> wrote:
> Can anyone help me on understanding  how data is read from oracle
> database.There is a db writer process which writes data in the dbf
> files from dirty buffers. Similary what is the the mechanism for
> reading data from dbf files of oracle database.
>  If a user connect's to sqlplus session and gives the command 'select
> * from table x' ,what all process happens next.
> Thanks in Advance

I'd prefix Mladen's answer with "before you do anything else, read the Concepts manual, available at among other places." Then dive into Tom's book.


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