|Application Programming Interface
||The set of database views,
libraries, packages, functions, procedures, classes and methods that allow
a program to make use of, or communicate with, data in the repository.
||A machine connected to a local
or remote database; this is the machine on which you install the Oracle iDS
|The person responsible for
performing tasks such as installing the database, enrolling users, and
creating database objects. The DBA and the network administrator might
be the same person.
||The computer where the database
resides. A remote database (see below) may be located on a computer such
as a minicomputer or mainframe, or on a dedicated PC, or your database
may reside on a file server if your system supports that configuration.
This is the machine on which you install the repository software.
||The person responsible for
maintaining the network operating system.
||All the database objects (e.g.,
tables, views, packages) required by the Oracle Designer Respository software.
||A repository user who owns
the repository objects and who performs administrative tasks associated
with the repository. Only the repository owner has access to all the functions
of the Repository Administration Utility. The repository owner cannot be
either of the Oracle users SYSTEM or SYS.
||An Oracle database user who
has been granted access to the repository.
||Any repository user other than
the repository owner. There can be many subordinate users of the repository,
but only one repository owner. In particular, subordinate users do not
have access to all the functions of the Repository Administration Utility.